Job Details: Program Manager


Job Title : Program Manager
Job Ref No : 24481-1491
Job Posted Date : 5/31/2018
Job State : Michigan
Job City : Lansing
Who Can Apply : US Citizens, GC, EAD, TN, H1B
No of Openings : 1
Skills Required : ,

Job Description :


Job ID: Program Manager (561770).
Location: Downtown Lansing, MI
Years of experience: 7+ years experience.
Duration: 06/17/19 +
Number of positions: 1
Interviews: In-person only. Candidate interviews Friday June 8, and Wednesday June 13.
If candidate cannot interview on those dates, do not submit.



Job Description:
Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMIs framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor.
The required position is for a Senior Project Manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) projects in support of the State of Michigan. As a member of the Project Management Office (PMO), the project manager will follow the States SUITE methodology (and required deliverables), and utilize the States Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) too, to perform project planning through project closeout.

Advanced experience managing programs of projects, complex projects or multiple projects. Demonstrated and advanced understanding of project management methodologies. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMIs framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable.
May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills. Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers. Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives. Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance. Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.

Questions:

Question: This position is located in downtown Lansing, MI. The selected candidate will be responsible for any and all costs associated with parking for this position. These costs will not be reimbursed by CAI or State of Michigan. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and he/she accepts this requirement.

Question: The client plans to schedule IN PERSON ONLY interviews for this position June 8th and 13th. Please confirm your candidate will be available to interview any of those days if selected.

Question: Please list candidates email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.

Question: Please include a paragraph re: candidates availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.

Question: Absences greater than 2 weeks must be approved by State of Michigan manager.

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