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IT Program Manager (REMOTE)

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

**Type of Requisition:** Regular

**Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:** None

**Public Trust/Other Required:** None

**Job Family:** Information Systems Management

**The GDIT Global CIO (GCIO) Organization is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to lead a team of project managers executing GDIT enterprise projects. This includes both leading a project as well as leading a team supporting the overall planning, implementation, and migration of Enterprise Information Technology (IT) systems supporting internal company IT as well as back-office functions such as HR, Finance, Growth, etc. The candidate reports within the Global CIO (GCIO) IT Program Management Office (PMO). The PM is responsible for and empowered to manage, coordinate, and sequence all tasks of project(s) to include leading and managing the collaboration within and between the Functional departments, IT, Supply Chain Management, and the contracted support. The PM will provide regular status assessments to multiple levels (C-level to Service Owner) to include, but not limited to, critical path analysis, risks/issues, and budget reporting. Resources across the GCIO will be made available to this PM to mitigate risk and ensure success.**

**RESPONSIBILTIES**

**Leads a team of 3 to 5 project managers**

**Single accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given project initiative**

**Ensures deliverables are of the highest caliber following a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit**

**Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrixed partners**

**Accountable for one or more projects**

**Directly manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with matrixed IT partners to oversee all SDLC phases of a project**

**Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters**

**Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures**

**Develops and executes communication plans after coordinating with Organization Change Management (OCM) specialists**

**Serves as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on status of assigned initiatives**

**Represents the PMO in various governance and inter-department forums**

**Chairs weekly Core Project Team meetings and monthly progress reviews with key constituents/stakeholders**

**Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan**

**Develops the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts**

**Publishes periodic project status reports**

**Proposes recommendations and adjustments to PMO processes and procedures**

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Required**

**Minimum five (5) years in a Senior Project Manager role successfully delivering various IT and business solutions in an enterprise setting**

**Minimum five (3) years' experience leading a team of project managers**

**Minimum five (5) years' experience performing as a Project or Program Manager**

**Minimum three (3) years' experience performing in a company (internal) CIO environment**

**Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification**

**Bachelor Degree in IT-related field of study**

**Preferred**

**Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity**

**Solid influencing skills**

**Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively**

**Sound business and technical acumen**

**Experience with stakeholder management**

**Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure**

**Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally which includes summarizing details that are easily understandable for various audiences**

**Strong presentation skills**

**Ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives**

**Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects**

**Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills**

**Exemplary core project management skills including multiple aspects of the PMBOK**

**Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management and SDLC methodologies and tools**

**Familiarity with multiple project management methodologies including Waterfall, Agile, etc.**

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Kansas City , IT Program Manager (REMOTE), Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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