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PMO Managing Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :Technology ConsultingTravel Required :Up to 50%Clearance Required :NoneWhat You Will Do:

  • Monitor the technical aspects of the project and the vendor and/or client activities providing input and guidance that supports efficiencies to the client and project.
  • Assess technical design, system architecture, implementation strategy, and hardware, software, and network requirements of the project
  • Identify and recommend project management and technical processes, methodologies, and tools to minimize risk and validate content.
  • Lead a portion of technology projects in review and assessment of replacement vendor tasks and work products, including providing recommendations for acceptance.
  • Monitor the scope, schedule, and budget of the technology projects.
  • Support the client management and stakeholders to plan for and address risks and issues as they occur, to ensure that the project remains on schedule and within budget.
  • Make recommendations for improvement of processes based on observations, industry standards, and best practices
  • Coordinating teams including establishing operating models and implementing methodologies to deliver global complex and high-risk multi-year programs;
  • Develop and manage master integration management plans, critical dependency milestone trackers, and dashboards, tracking key program status updates and issues/risks, performing action item management for complex programs, including management of interface with infrastructure, communications, cyber, development and finance workstreams, utilizing project management tools;
  • Ability to articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associated technology implications within one or more industries;
  • Strong program management skills with experience managing and delivering complex and critical programs
  • Support business development by identifying new opportunities and assisting with proposal development.
  • Substantial knowledge of leading operational frameworks/methodologies such as: PMBOK, Lean, Scrum, SAFe, Iterative/Agile, MBSE, Design Thinking, Kanban, XP, Six Sigma, CMMIWhat You Will Need:
    • At least 1, preferably more, of the following certifications: SPC5, CSPO, CSM, PSM, PMI ACP, PMP, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt, PgMP
    • Bachelor's degree in Comp Science or related field from an accredited college/university
    • 6+ years of experience with planning, management, implementation, operations, or maintenance of a large technology projects
    • 6+ years of experience with all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle, from inception through decommissioning/retirement
    • 5+ years of overall IT industry experience
    • 5+ years of experience in creating and managing project risks/issues, and client reporting
    • 5+ years of experience in risk management and mitigation
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in core management consulting skills and the ability to lead clients through solution development including experience in areas such as stakeholder management, communications, budgeting and financial management, system development and implementation, and project/process/program management
    • Experience managing and delivering large scale custom development or systems integration projects using Agile, hybrid and waterfall delivery methodology
    • Demonstrates experiences leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle, including planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, and deploying for large-scale technology transformation involving digital cloud-based technologies, technical infrastructure, and network access
    • Deep knowledge of web-related technologies, methodologies, and best practices
    • Deep understanding of project/program/portfolio measurement and reporting
    • Demonstrates knowledge and/or a proven record of success in key facets of state and local government
    • 10+ years of experience leading multiple, cross functional and global IT projects and implementations and project management with Workday and other solutions
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in key facets of state and local government, including:
    • Education, Housing, Transportation, Criminal Justice, and/or Administration and functional areas; and,
    • Strategic sourcing, shared services, economic development, sustainability, performance management, disaster recovery and/or customer contact centers.
    • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in core management consulting skills and the ability to lead clients through solution development including experience in areas such as application development, system implementation, Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V);
    • Business Development Experience: Sourcing and leading proposal development efforts for client engagement opportunities.
    • Demonstrates experiences leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle, including planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, and deploying for large-scale technology transformation involving digital cloud-based technologies, technical infrastructure and network access;
    • Conducting quality management of transformation projects and service delivery, and replacing disparate integrations;
    • Coordinating teams including establishing operating models and implementing methodologies to deliver global complex and high-risk multi-year programs;
    • Developing and managing master integration management plans, critical dependency milestone trackers, and dashboards, tracking key program status updates and issues/risks, performing action item management for complex programs, including management of interface with infrastructure, communications, cyber, development and finance workstreams, utilizing project management tools;
    • Ability to articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associated technology implications within one or more industries;
    • Strong program management skills with experience managing and delivering complex and critical programs;
    • Strong financial and analytics skills with experience tracking and maximizing the return on technology investments.What Would Be Nice To Have:
      • Experience with technical project/program/portfolio management
      • Strong program management, communication and presentation skills including the ability to liaise with technical and business teams and clearly articulate technology concepts to business audiences, to drive projects to completion
      • Strong ability to cultivate and grow productive working relationships
      • Ability to lead by example and model Guidehouse RIISE values
      • Ability to maintain composure during stress/crisis situations
      • Ability to generate content for Market consumption that demonstrates thought leadership and subject matter expertise in Guidehouse core competencies/markets
      • Ability to lead meetings and deliver presentations to internal or external groups (virtual/live)
      • Demonstrated track record of continuous self-improvement
      • Managing multiple engagements and client needs
      • Prioritizing tasks in a client-driven environment
      • Providing direction to junior employees or team members
      • Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner
      • Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues, and answering questions
      • Creating a positive environment while managing staff workloads
      • Building effective working relationships with organizational managers
      • Exhibiting IT implementation skills, specifically with large-scale technology transformation programs (i.e., strategy through execution)
      • Demonstrating IT strategy skills by being able to develop and document business visions, technology strategies, and project roadmaps
      • Demonstrating IT documentation skills in producing technical deliverables through all phases of the SDLC (requirements, business analyses, data-flow diagrams, data models, design)
      • Communicating knowledge of the SDLC and product and project life cycles by using business analysis and data architecture #LI-RemoteThe annual salary range for this position is $85,600.00-$171,200.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.What We Offer :Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
        • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
        • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
        • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
        • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
        • Student Loan PayDown
        • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
        • Skills Development & Certifications
        • Employee Referral Program
        • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
        • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
        • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Hartford , PMO Managing Consultant, Professions , Hartford, Connecticut

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