Senior IT Program Manager Consultant

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Job Description

Details Will work remote until the staff returns to the office once Covid-19 concerns and restrictions are lifted. They prefer someone local, but if we identify a 'rock-star candidate', they can work 100 remote and be non-local. This position will likely extend beyond 12 months. This person will be partnering with another Program Manager for these initiatives Must be very sharp, well spoken, able to think on their feet, and come from a consultant type background if possible. Manager Notes If they have a financial or wealth management (most preferred) background that is a big plus Will be responsible for owning the IT scope, make sure project plans are met and completed in a timely manner, detail oriented, excellent communication with Stakeholders, and able to meet deadlines. Will work with 2 other 3rd party vendors to implement the new software Programs Will need strong experience with software engineering type projects This person will help initiate 2 new software implementations Needs to be technical and understand the implementation of software and have managed large software projects from start to finish Strong leadership and communicationpresentation skills Job Description The Technical Program Manager Consultant is responsible for the planning and execution of the Software Engineering effort with one of the company's divisions for the implementation of the new software programs. This individual will actively manage the software engineering program scope, schedule, risks, and issues to ensure a successful delivery on time and within budget. Responsibilities Will be remote until the staff returns to the office once Covid-19 concerns and restrictions are lifted. They prefer someone local, but if we identify a 'rock-star candidate', they can work 100 remote and be non-local. This position will likely extend beyond 12 months. This person will be partnering with another Program Manager for these initiatives Must be very sharp, well spoken, able to think on their feet, and come from a consultant type background if possible. Facilitate the definition of program scope and estimation of timeline, cost, and resources. Work with Technology Project Managers to do the same. Build and maintain project work plans and drive all work to on-time completion. Synthesize multiple project work plans into an overall program work plan. Identify and manage dependencies between projects. Ensure projects are coordinated to meet the program timeline and goals. Manage project budgets and resource assignments. Perform risk analysis and ensure appropriate mitigation plans are defined. Proactively monitor risks and drive issues to resolution. Ensure all changes to scope, schedule, and cost undergo appropriate leadership review. Accurately and effectively communicate status to stakeholders. Train, mentor, and provide guidance to less experienced project managers. Ensures End to End Testing Plans are created and executed for the Program. Other duties as assigned. Education and Experience Bachelorrsquos degree in business, information systems, computer science, or a related field-strongly preferred 10+ years of experience managing large, complex, cross-functional IT projects. Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously without compromising quality. Project management experience in an agilescrum environment. Experience with project management methodologies (e.g. PMBOK). Active project management certification desired (e.g. PMP)- Strongly preferred