Project/Program Manager w/PMO
NTT Data - Chicago, IL

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We are seeking experienced Project/Program Managers and PMO consultants for our growing Business Transformation practice. Our consultants work in a variety of capacities helping organizations plan for and execute one or more critical initiatives. As a growing practice, we also offer our consultants opportunities to participate in practice development and support sales and marketing efforts. Our PM and PMO approach is based on the principle that effective Project, Program and Portfolio Management increases project success rates, optimizes portfolios, and improves business ROI.

Successful candidates will manage and/or participate in the following types of engagements for our clients:

Project or program management of business and/or technology initiatives

Project or program audits or recoveries

PMO Planning, Implementation, Development

PMO Governance, processes, procedures, and best practices

PMO and Enterprise integration and alignment

Process Improvement and PMO Optimization

Required Skills

Project and program management – from planning to execution to knowledge transfer

Develops and balances plans for successful execution

Actively participates and coordinates planning and status meetings to ensure proper implementation of programs and projects

Identifies and implements best practices

Acts as liaison to internal and external constituencies, vendors, sponsors, etc.

Leads business decisions regarding methods, techniques, and procedures for project design and completion

Works independently on multiple projects with minimal supervision

Manages resources, budgets, and deliverables

Proactively identifies and manages issues and risks

Work with Agile and Waterfall methodologies

PMO structures and processes (e.g., portfolio management, resource/workload management)

A proven track record within industry (consulting experience a plus) that demonstrates abilities to work closely with executives (technical and operational) and line personnel

Strong skills in project/program management and PMO tools such as MS Project, Planview, Clarity

Strong communication and leadership skills

Strong Business Analysis skills a plus

PMP certification a plus

Ability to travel

Required Experience

5-15 years of proven experience in various aspects of project/program management and PMO (e.g., project/program management, portfolio management, planning/governance, business analysis/process and application development) and in use/application of project/program and portfolio management best practices

Clear understanding and experience project and portfolio governance approaches (including but not limited to PMI, waterfall, iterative, Agile, Scrum, and OPM3)

Experience with project /program/portfolio intake/alignment and funding models


Basic Qualifications:
5+ years Project Management

5+ years PMO

This is a full-time salaried position with a group company within NTT DATA. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors will NOT be considered. This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.


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NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 40 countries. The 6th largest global IT services...