Senior IT Project Manager (Enterprise Data Management) in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/24/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Own the outcome. Execute as one collectively with IT leadership peers.
  • Model company values. Inclusive leadership: adaptive and open growth mindset towards learning, embracing diversity, and inter-cultural awareness. Fosters new ideas and drives the continual learning and professional competency of self and team.
  • Collaboratively plan with program leaders and other project managers to develop detailed IT work plans, critical success factors; project charters, business and technology requirements, specifications, and deliverables; portfolio roadmaps (priority, timing); funding and resource requirements; schedules; cost estimates; risk assessments and mitigation plans; RAID logs; contractual documents (external providers) and to monitor and measure progress and proactively correct course as required.
  • Ensure project alignment with business strategy, resource allocations and required timing, monitoring team capacity and progress, and ensuring proper balance between backlog and work in process.
  • Develop financial analyses of benefits, costs and ensure investments are commensurate with the value derived. Incorporate non-financial value (risk mitigation, compliance, customer satisfaction, quality, obsolescence, etc.) into project analyses and objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders and suppliers to advance best practices for project intake to delivery, including financial management, resource planning, project governance, and business change readiness.
  • Ensure thorough requirements gathering and documentation, ensuring appropriate objectives, deliverables, measures of success and that objectives and incentives are aligned with those of the organization.
  • Enforce project management office standards and practices from intake through delivery and closeout, with emphasis on project management process and practice excellence at the forefront vs tools and platforms.
  • Maintain alignment with IT and solution architecture and governance requirements, producing or capturing required artifacts.
  • Employ modern agile (most likely based on the scaled agile framework) and DevSecOps practices (on the Microsoft DevOps platform).
  • Ensure that expectations of all project participants and stakeholders are clearly defined, understood by them and are commensurate with their skill and capacity.
  • Incorporate business process improvement and organizational readiness into project planning to ensure effective implementation and adoption of technology.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, management information systems, engineering, computer science or a similar discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years' project management experience within a formal portfolio / program management office, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and delivering enterprise-scale, cross-organizational, information technology projects, including those leveraging SaaS solutions and cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure.
  • Relevant certifications - e.g., PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP); Scaled Agile (SAFe), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Prince2.
  • Understanding of standards-based project management and business analysis practices (Agile/Six-Sigma/Lean), with demonstrable skills in related tools and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of information technology development practices, technology, SDLC and terminology, including applications, data, quality assurance, security, and infrastructure domains.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skill.
  • Contagious energy, enthusiasm, and resiliency with excellent organizational, communication (both verbal and written), negotiation, team facilitation and leadership skills. Comfortable communicating and influencing from the contact center to the board room.
  • Ability to craft written proposals, scopes of work, project plans and estimates.
  • Comfortable leading multiple, parallel, interdependent projects through ambiguity, uncertainty, and complexity.
  • Exhibits an information-based, decision-making mindset, strong analytical and technical capabilities to assess and drive process improvements and manage complex projects.
  • Natural curiosity to learn, ask questions, identify mistaken assumptions, and bring an open-minded approach. Proactive, results focused initiative.
  • Ability to manage fully remote teams, on and offshore, including meshing multiple internal and external entities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Planner, Visio, Project (including the emerging cloud versions), Azure DevOps and other similar project management solutions (e.g., Planview, Workfront, etc.) and in creating compelling project visualizations and presentations.
  • Independent critical thinking, problem solving and business acumen.
  • Capable of broadly representing IT peers on any program or project overall and in any forum.
  • Experience with IT governance and compliance requirements and procedures.