Senior Program Manager.

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Date Posted: 04-26-2018
Job title: Senior Program Manager
Duration: 02+ Months
Location: Harrisburg PA
Specific Duties:
Develop and maintain project control documents in accordance with enterprise project management methodologies, including:  project charters, cost plans, capacity management plans, risk management plans, communications plans, governance plans, schedules, change management plans, knowledge management plans and quality assurance plans.
Develop detailed project plans using project scheduling tools such as Microsoft Project.
Lead all project plan development activities, including identification of phases, activities, tasks, deliverables, milestones, dependencies, schedules and assignment of resources
Work closely with project team members, transit agency staff and stakeholders including but not limited to transit and IT operations, transit and IT management and transit and IT staff.
Motivate project resources to complete assigned duties and tasks.
Prepare formal reports on the status and health of the IT projects, including periodic status reports, management dashboards and project metrics.
Monitor project quality, schedule and budget and facilitate actions to mitigate risk and address issues that arise.
Facilitate the risk and issue management processes for IT projects by maintaining risk and issue logs, identifying risks and issues, communicating issues and risks according to project governance and working with project team members to ensure effective risk and issue management.
Facilitate deliverable and project artifact approval processes for IT projects by tracking all deliverables and project artifacts that require approvals, communicating the need for approvals to the appropriate groups and individuals and tracking approval decisions and following up where need be to ensure approvals are achieved within established timeframes.
Manage the project change control process for issues that impact the quality, schedule or budget of the project by:  documenting change requests, securing approval for changes and documenting approved changes in accordance to project governance.
Facilitate periodic and ah-hoc project meetings, including scheduling with appropriate team members, preparing agendas, recording action items and key decisions and preparing, circulating and seeking approval for meeting minutes.
Required Skills and Experience
1. Required:  10+ years full-time experience as a project manager for large and complex information technology projects.
2. Required:  5+ years of senior or lead project management experience including supervision of project management teams.
3. Required:  Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization, including executive staff.
4. Required:  Strong leadership skills with the ability to make decisions and motivate others to complete tasks.
5. Desired: 2+ years full-time experience in the public transportation field and/or transit agency operations and management.
6. Desired:  PMP or similar project management certification.
7. Desired: 2+ years of experience in utilizing iterative project management methodologies
Thanks & Regards,
Krishna Vaaka
Global Nest LLC
281 State Route 79, Suite 208
Morganville, NJ 07751
Phone # (732) 333-5933
Fax: 732-333-5946           
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