Responsible for overall coordination, reporting and stability of complex and cross-functional portfolio, program and project oriented work efforts. Manages multiple projects simultaneously. Establishes and implements portfolio, program, and project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure portfolios, programs, and projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. Responsible for tracking key milestones and adjusting plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Partners with senior management of the business and IT communities to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise. Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools. Also understands human resources policies and practices and change management techniques. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Project Management certificate may be required. Typically has 7 to 10 years of IT work experience, including 4 or more years managing projects and requires prior management, supervisory, or team leader experience.. Requirements
Ability to earn the trust of all leads within the organization, including senior leaders;
Ability to mobilize and motivate matrix team towards a common vision and common set of objectives;
Ability to resolve conflict (striving for win-win outcomes);
Ability to deliver tough messages with grace;
Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity;
Ability to deal with politics;
Ability to facilitate large groups (in person or over the phone);
Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
Management Skills: Influencing skills (sound business and technical acumen as well as skilled at achieving buy-in for delivery strategies); Stakeholder management (setting and managing expectations)
Core/Soft Skills: Focused; Team player; Quick learner; Strong communicator (ability to communicate at all levels); Strong presentation skills; Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
Tools: Excellent Excel skills; Microsoft Office experience; Clarity experience
Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration, or other related field strongly preferred, or equivalent work experience, is required
Qualified candidates will typically have 8+ years of professional IT work experience, with 3+ years of experience in a leadership type role, and 5+ years managing projects/initiatives.
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