Defines and oversees the standards and tools for estimating, planning, tracking and controlling projects and programs; •Develops action plans for continuous improvements; •Coaches or mentors less experienced team members; Provides strategic guidance and insight for projects that are mission or business-critical; •Reviews and consolidates all project plans developed for each project within a program, identifies project dependencies and establish program’s critical path; •Champions the gathering of information required for the level of effort analysis to estimate project/program cost, resources, time and deliverables; •Develops/updates program charter; •Prioritizes efforts for programs that will be broken down into multiple projects; •Supports IT Project Managers and Senior IT Project Managers to ensure resource manager’s commitments are in line with program’s needs and effectively align resources across projects; •Leads assigned programs, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of individual project efforts; •Supports in the procurement of resources from within and outside the organization; •Monitors program spend, delivery, service levels, value, and contractual compliance; •Manages impact on the program arising from the project change management process; •Performs program audits to assess the health of the program, identifies and analyzes underlying patterns and recommends corrective actions as needed. Monitors project risks and its impact on the overall program; •Prepares and presents regularly scheduled program status reports; •Defines and oversees the standards and tools for estimating, planning, tracking and controlling projects and programs; •Develops action plans for continuous improvements; •Coaches or mentors less experienced team members; •Provides strategic guidance and insight for projects that are mission or business-critical; •Analyzes and develops corrective actions for program budget discrepancies; •Conducts formal review with business sponsor at the completion of the program and each related project to confirm acceptance and satisfaction; •Develops baseline for cost and schedule for the overall program, confirms funding sources, and continuously monitors actual cost of project/program against planned baseline; •Develops and executes an efficient internal communication strategy; •Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, program sponsors, project managers, vendors and key clients; •Conducts program meetings, communicating individual roles and project/program expectations; Confirms that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively; •Evaluates the progress of program on a regular basis and identifies, analyzes and prioritizes any issues/risks; •Develops and maintains risk mitigation plans, processes and systems; •Facilitates the resolution of complex problems, by meeting with customers, vendors, and technical staff to identify problems and potential solutions; •Provide knowledge transfer to County internal team members by leading knowledge transfer sessions.
Training and Experience: Sufficient education, training, and experience to demonstrate the possession and direct application of the following knowledge and abilities. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field10 years of Project Management Experience Experience working with various Public Agencies (i.e ...Law Enforcement, Public Defender, Sheriff’s Office)
On-Site Requirements: On-call help may be required. All work hours will be at billed at the same base rate regardless of the number of hours worked per billing period. Other Required Documents