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IT Program Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 997 Pay Rate: 55.00

Job Description


This job is responsible for the successful definition, implementation and delivery of complex programs that requires cross-functional collaboration and  interdependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget and under circumstances involving multiple moderate-probability, moderate-impact risk factors.   Manages a matrix group of employees and contractors who serve on project teams and/or within departmental work groups to achieve a coordinated benefit.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with management to assemble project teams and work groups to produce deliverables required to achieve the objectives of a defined corporate program.    Lead project managers and work group leaders in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans for a defined corporate program.
  • Organize, direct and coordinate cross-functional activities to focus corporate resources on the successful delivery and implementation of the desired results for a defined corporate program and/or strategic initiative.
  • Work with the executive sponsor of a corporate program (VP or higher), and other management as required to achieve the objectives of a defined corporate program.   Acquire detailed understanding of the business objectives for an assigned area.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress, alignment and financial “ health” of a cross-functional group of projects and related activities which together, constitutes a defined corporate program.  Direct corrective action as needed to maintain the viability of the program. If required - Report to the executive team/sponsor/steering committee on the progress, business impacts and strategies around the program(s).
  • Assess risks that might jeopardize successful achievement of the desired results of a program, develop risk mitigation strategies and tactics, and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • As needed - Partners with procurement to develop and execute strategies related to the service/asset contracts.
  • As needed - Manages the vendor to the responsibilities outlined in the contract and statement of work.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION
Minimum
  • High School Diploma / GED

Preferred
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Business Administration or Technology Management-related area of study
  • MBA or Master’ s Degree in Technology Management-related area of study

EXPERIENCE

Minimum
  • 7 -10 years of work experience in project management or
  • 7-10 years of work experience delivering business solutions using information technology

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Preferred
  • PMP or Certification in Project Management

Job Requirements

Healthcare, Product, Implementation

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Ryan McKigney

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