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Program Manager in Denver, CO at NextGen

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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    Denver, CO
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Job Description

Program Manager

6 Months contract to start

Candidate can work at either location:

Denver, CO 80202


Roseville, MN 55115

The PMO lead is responsible for overall program and project management oversight and governance. The PMO supports the business and IT teams through PMO process implementations and ensuring that information concerning content (e.g., deliverables, risks, issues, status) passes to and from sponsors. The PMO lead is very involved in improving the consistency, predictability and efficiency of the organization project delivery capability. The PMO lead provides leadership in best practices and is highly customer-focused. The PMO lead must also ensure that the operational issues of the PMO are managed, focusing on the project priorities of project leaders and project teams. The PMO lead oversees projects scope schedule and budget and makes sure they are well managed and regularly communicated to the necessary stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive Leadership Engagement Manage cross-team risk and issue escalations

  • Coordinate reporting across all teams and identify key information that require management attention and need to be discussed in governance meetings

  • Maintain the governance model, including stakeholder lists and meeting schedules

  • Maintain the organization chart and roles Develop, manage, and and/or drive adherence to AGIS PMO business processes and tools to support the following:

    • Work Planning & Schedule Management

    • Sourcing, Procurement, Contract and Change Management

    • Manage Work Environment

    • Performance & Status Reporting

    • Compliance Management

    • Storage & File Maintenance (Document Standards and SharePoint site management)

    • Onboarding/Off-boarding/Resource Planning

    • Time Tracking/Financial Reviews

    • Issue Risk Management

    • Milestone/Deliverables Management

Skill Requirements:

  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in program/project management, portfolio management, systems development methodology

  • Lead a diverse and geographically distributed team

  • Manage and deploy initiatives by influence

  • Develop and deliver presentations, training sessions and demos

  • Significant IT and Project Management and Utility Industry work experience

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Good understanding of fiscal account/initiative planning

  • Ability to manage all aspects of the program, including providing overall guidance and direction to the program and overseeing financial management activities

  • Ability to identify and anticipate initiative and cross-program issues, risks and dependencies and facilitate resolution as required

  • Ability to document and communicate the status of program progress against plans, identifying and driving corrective action as necessary

  • Ability to manage the success of metrics defined by the program and the organization

  • Ability to manage customer/vendor relationships

  • Ability to define, implement, and maintain program process guidance (e.g., program plan and subordinate plans), tailoring organizational processes as needed

  • Ability to manage large teams to drive integration across multiple programs.

  • Understanding and Project Management functional use of MS Office products including MS Project application

  • Ability to review program deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established program standards

  • Ability to frame and participate in executive level discussions

  • Ability to review ongoing and proposed programs to identify opportunities for reuse and process improvement

  • Ability to identify, clarify, and resolve issues and risks, escalating them as needed