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Program/Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-13746
Location: Tampa, Florida
Interested in a contract to hire position. • 7-10 years of experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results • Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; Client-PPM • Experience negotiating vendor contracts • Experience planning and implementing a global or enterprise-wide programs working with multiple work streams • PMP and Scrum Master certification preferred

Program Manager is responsible to provide program governance, create best practices, and execute agile transformation engagements by leading / mentoring delivery teams to accomplish their objectives. Responsibilities include establishing governance and oversite of EDAS efforts. In addition this position is responsible for leading teams to deliver projects that span one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and System Delivery Process (SDP) control guidelines. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvements and overall governance of EDAS efforts. The PM is accountable to advertise the EDAS product, develop training plans, and provide education internally and externally in the organization. In addition the PM will work closely with the development staff to define and deliver solutions.
• Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
• Responsible to define, manage and execute roadmap to implement the EDAS vision.
• Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
• Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
• Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
• Act as a Scrum Master to facilitate Agile development EDAS efforts
• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
• Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
• Manage and oversee the development timeline, priorities timeline, progress reporting and release planning.
• Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
• Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
• Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
• Own the product backlog and priorities for development
• Develop and presents product documentation including Opportunity Concepts, Business Cases, Business Requirements, User Acceptance Test Plans, Risk Assessments and Product Launch materials in support of the product.
• Identify , assess and scope new opportunities in support of product development
• Drive High priority new feature development from conception to launch and optimization.
• Build consensus on strategy, design, and technical decisions that ensure the appropriate approaches are employed to deliver high quality results.
• Ensure high client satisfaction with change management planning, communication, execution and service.
• Work with the technology, analytics and business teams to convert the minimally viable product (MVP) that delivered business insight into a scalable full stack solution.
• Influence and inform cross-functional teams such as infrastructure, operations and development
• Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
• Responsible to define, manage and execute roadmap to implement the EDAS vision.
• Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
• Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
• Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
• Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
• Act as a Scrum Master to facilitate Agile development EDAS efforts
• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
• Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
• Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
• Manage and oversee the development timeline, priorities timeline, progress reporting and release planning.
• Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
• Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
• Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
• Own the product backlog and priorities for development
• Develop and presents product documentation including Opportunity Concepts, Business Cases, Business Requirements, User Acceptance Test Plans, Risk Assessments and Product Launch materials in support of the product.
• Identify , assess and scope new opportunities in support of product development
• Drive High priority new feature development from conception to launch and optimization.
• Build consensus on strategy, design, and technical decisions that ensure the appropriate approaches are employed to deliver high quality results.
• Ensure high client satisfaction with change management planning, communication, execution and service.
• Work with the technology, analytics and business teams to convert the minimally viable product (MVP) that delivered business insight into a scalable full stack solution.
• Influence and inform cross-functional teams such as infrastructure, operations and development
• Where needed, provides consulting services on process improvement projects designed to improve system development and operational effectiveness
• Provides application and user support and performs testing and troubleshooting
• Provides consulting services on process improvement projects designed to improve system development and operational effectiveness
• Has experience with iterative and agile development methodologies and has real practical experience using these methodologies to deliver application projects.
• Provides one-on-one and classroom-based training on key solution components and processes.
• Mentor junior business system analyst(s) on the team to grow and develop their capabilities.