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IT Governance Specialist (527163)
222 S. Washington, Lansing, MI
In Person Only
Works within IT Project Governance to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out and post-implementation review. Estimated 600 to 1,000 hours max.
Years of Experience:
15 years of experience in the field.
Ensure projects have adequate project management and oversight structures and processes that will enable the success of the project. Verifies and validates project status reports. Assists with the training and implementation of new agency and/or COV project policies, standards, guidelines and procedures introduced. Assists with assessment of project management training needs, schedules classes as needed, or provides one on one project consulting. Reviews project documentation including project initiation documents such as the project charter, budget, schedule, cost benefit analysis, etc. throughout the project lifecycle until the end of the project including the project closeout report. Recommends approval of documents to AITR and Director. Attends project review and steering committee meetings for all projects for which he or she is governance liaison.
•Works within IT Project Governance to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out and post-implementation review. As a governance liaison, works with project managers to ensure all aspects of project management disciplines and ensures compliance with agency specific and State project management and project governance policies, procedures, standards and guidelines have been followed. Reviews and validates project deliverables to ensure information accuracy, thoroughness, completeness and compliance. Ensures all projects have a valid project plan that maintains scope, tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and that information is accurately disseminated to IT management. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.
•Assists with the development, promulgation, implementation and regular updates of IT Project Management and Systems Development standards, policies, and guidelines and any other governance policies and procedures needed for the overall IT governance framework. Ensures compliance with all policies and procedures in the execution of technology projects. Monitor the progress of technology projects and provide quick and accurate responses to IT Management as to status, issues and risks of those projects. Serve as liaison between IT management, project managers and SOM. Monitor and support the management of the division's technology portfolio comprised of projects, systems, data and tools. Provide mentoring, coaching, training and on-boarding for project managers in the areas of project management tools, standards, policies, and procedures. Train and mentor new members of the IT Project Governance team as needed.
•Initiate and conduct ongoing and regular IT Policy, Process, Procedure, and Standard reviews to ensure technology and governance best practices are incorporated into the agency's set of procedures and improve business and IT compliance with legislative and regulatory policies which impact IT deliverables. Assist in the preparation of reports and materials for regularly scheduled project and program portfolio reviews with IT CIO, IT Managers and PM's.
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