CSS - Sr. Program/Project Manager
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CSS - Sr. Program/Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-02403
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date / End Date: 04/16/2018 to 04/15/2019
Requisition Description

Engagement Type:
Contract

Short Description:
Experienced Senior Program/Project Manager for managing multiple complex IT Enterprise Infrastructure projects/programs with strong communication skills to work at all levels of organization. Follows project management industry practices based on PMI.
Complete Description:
Years of Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience as a Program and Project Manager. Job Description: This position is for a senior experienced Program/ project manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) programs and projects supporting DTMB - Chief Technology Officer (CTO) organization primarily in network and telecom. Projects/programs are primarily complex enterprise initiatives related to I T Infrastructure and Security as prioritized by State. Program/Project manager's role and responsibility includes, but is not limited to: • Provide Enterprise program/project management for project activities to ensure that the program/project is completed on time, within budget and within scope. • Thorough understanding of IT Infrastructure Technology and a good understanding of industry standard processes related to I T Infrastructure. • Define program/project scope, duration, resources and cost, as well as the best course of action/approach to attain the project objectives. • Provide project management for project scheduling, tracking, issue management, risk management, change management, and status reporting. • Follow the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE) Project Management Methodology (PMM) and System Engineering Methodology (SEM), based on Industry standard PMI framework and SEI's CMMI framework. • Utilize the State's Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool (Changepoint) on all projects. • Plans and coordinates work with teams. Designs and implements project plans. Generally work with other IT managers and IT technical teams. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. • Acts as a program manager for large complex enterprise IT Security initiatives. • Acts as a partner to other project managers performing Project Management Quality Assurance for their projects. • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment • Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. • Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.

Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
PMP Certification Highly desired 7 Years
Program Management experience with Enterprise I T Infrastructure Programs Highly desired 5 Years
Project Management experience with Enterprise I T Infrastructure Projects Highly desired 7 Years
State of Michigan SUITE or equivalent Project Management Methodology based on Industry's PMI standards Required 10 Years
ITIL Highly desired 10 Years
Project and Portfolio Management System e.g. Changepoint, Microsoft Project etc. Required 5 Years
Agile Highly desired 5 Years