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IT PMO Director

  • Location: Atlanta, 30329
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

Position: IT PMO Director
Location: Atlanta, GA 30329
Term:  9 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and manage the portfolio/program/project operating model.
  • Develop and drive portfolio/program/project management best practices and standards that will improve productivity, investment decision making and realize targeted business outcomes.
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of 1-year PMO roadmap.
  • Responsible for the development and management of program related benefits and business value across the enterprise.
  • Responsible for developing and executing a high degree of financial discipline across the portfolio of projects.
  • Conduct and prepare for steering level meetings and readouts to create a cadence regarding project delivery.
  • Defines and ensures use of standard methodologies, processes, PPM tools and reporting metrics (KPIs) Tracks portfolio related status, issues, risks, and dependencies.
  • Pursues issue and risk resolution and communicates status and escalations to business stakeholders and operational management.
  • Provides leadership the recommended resolution and/or escalation of issues that may impact project scope, schedule, or budget.
  • Develops a set of executive and team related dashboards to communicate up and down the organization the status of the portfolio.
  • Monitors the integration of rationalization, enterprise, and business architecture efforts across the PMO portfolio.
  • Manages the design authority and change control functions of the PMO portfolio.
  • Manages the intake and demand management function and maintains the capital and expense budgets across the program portfolio.
  • Tracks, monitors, and manages resource and capacity management conflicts and demands.
  • Oversees the coordination and delivery of program plans, WBS structures and deliverables and the management of milestones.
  • Responsible for the adoption of portfolio/program/project management methodology and provide suitable interpretation to all stakeholders within the organization.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 4 years’ of experience of project management experience in a highly collaborative IT environment.
  • 2 years’ of experience leading a large scale PMO.
  • 2 years’ of experience with Waterfall/Predictive or Hybrid project management.
  • 4 years’ of experience with State or Local Government experience.
Even better if you have:
  • 4 years’ of experience with Agile Scrum Software Development practices and tools.
  • PMP Certification.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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