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Program Manager

Company: Crescens Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Program Manager
Location: Durham, NC
Duration: 12+ Months

Job Description:
The client is seeking an experienced program manager. This lead management role will work with multiple internal and external stakeholders to implement, and maintain Cloud Migration and modernization efforts.
The client is seeking an experienced program manager. This lead management role will work with multiple internal and external stakeholders, project teams, divisions, departments, and vendors to strategize, implement, and maintain Application and Infrastructure Modernization Project. This position will interact with all levels of staff in the client including executive staff. This position will ultimately be responsible for ensuring that projects in the client serve to advance and enhance the departmental IT roadmap and goals.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Work closely with project sponsor, PPMs, to identify and prioritize initiatives at a division level
Collaborate with Project Portfolio Management and other staff to develop and manage Program roadmaps for Application and Infrastructure Modernization Initiative
Work with business and cross-functional teams to develop Business Case and Cost Benefit analysis for prioritized initiatives within the program
Manage and obtain various DHHS and state approvals for initiating projects within the program
Participates in the construction of Statements of Work in collaboration with the business and other agency teams for projects within the program
Manage multiple Vendor onboarding
Establish and implements governance model for the Cloud Migration and transformation efforts across programs
Work with other program managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the department
Manage budget across various workstreams and funding channels for maximum productivity
Tracks, maintains and present program details, progress, status, risk and other relevant topics to senior and executive management
Work with Project Portfolio Managers and Project Managers within the program to maintain clear, effective, and transparent communications
Manage resource allocations and expectations for program
Collaborate with the State Department of Information Technology (DIT) to ensure program compliance with the State IT Roadmap and all State Privacy and security requirements
Presents program status to various committee and executive meetings
Identify workstream resources and their roles and responsibilities for all workstreams and communicate appropriately
Identify all key milestones across all workstreams and create plans to train, communicate appropriate stakeholders


The selected candidate must be a results-oriented individual with a strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership, negotiation, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
Experience in the management of a portfolio of multiple projects that may be in significantly different stages of development or have differing timelines and priorities
Experience in communicating in a fashion tailored the audience and their needs
Excellent written communication and presentation skills
Demonstrates experience in working effectively with all levels of staff, clients, and other IT personnel
Experience in the responsibility for acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timeframes, and quality for a program
Experience in proposing and leading strategic initiatives
Ability to identify and plan systematic corrective action to reduce errors and improve the quality of the systems and services, by examination of the root causes of problems
Demonstrated ability to provide advice, assistance, and leadership in improving the quality of IT projects, by focusing on program definition, management, repeatability, and measurement
Ability to build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams towards end results
This position desire prior experience in Migrating from On-prem to Cloud using cloud infrastructure on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions

Management prefers applicants with the following:

Experience managing or supervising programs involving Cloud migration(AWS), Application modernization and modularization projects
Experience collaborating with State and Local Government
Experience in complex, cross-functional team environments
Candidate with PgMP Certification


Program Management experience managing multiple large complex projects
Experience creating roadmaps for the portfolio
Proven track record of delivering IT projects within budget, scope and schedule.
Objective decision-making ability based on strategic objectives priority, business performance analysis and resource availability
Hands on experience managing project risk, cost, schedule, quality, testing, and communications.
Strong supervision, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.
Demonstrated presentation, training skills, oral and written communication skills.
Solid work experience with project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project)
Experience with MS Office(Word, Excel and Power point)
Strong organization and analytical thinking skills with experience preparing Project plan for complex business needs.
Experience in business planning, human services program management, project management, and experience in multi-platform environments.
Ability to communicate effectively at all job levels, use excellent evaluation skills, and ability to relay information in legible reports as required
Experience with Agile and DevSecOps methodologies. (Nice to have)
Experience with Cloud technologies & SaaS applications running on Cloud (Nice to have)
Strong experience with Cloud migrations/DevSecOps and implementations. (Nice to have)
Experience in Migrating from On-prem to Cloud using cloud infrastructure on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions (Nice to have)
AWS Cloud Certified (Nice to have)
Experience with implementing one or more RPA technologies (Nice to have)
PMI certification Project Management Professional (PMP) (Nice to have)
Experience collaborating with Federal, State and Local Government (Nice to have)
Experience managing implementation of a statewide IT project (Nice to have)
Experience in establishing and implementing governance model for the Cloud Migration and transformation efforts across programs (Nice to have)

Keywords: Crescens Inc., Durham , Program Manager, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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