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Senior Program Manager- PMO
Ref No.: 14-00754
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Department of Transportation
Harrisburg, PA
1 year

Either Go To Meeting Web Cam or In Person interview

Selected resource will serve as a project manager on various projects on PennDOT's IT Portfolio as required.
The Senior Program Manager will work with PennDOT's existing project management methodology and will serve as a senior project manager.

This staff augmentation request is for a Senior Program Manager to manage PennDOT mandated and high priority IT projects. In addition, the resource will serve as the project manager on various projects on PennDOT's IT Portfolio as required.

The Senior Program Manager will work with PennDOT's existing project management methodology and will serve as a senior project manager on multiple highly-complex and high visibility projects. Communication, collaboration and management at the most senior level is required.

Specific Duties:

Develop and maintain project control documents in accordance with enterprise project management methodologies, including: project charters, cost plans, capacity management plans, risk management plans, communications plans, governance plans, schedules, change management plans, knowledge management plans and quality assurance plans.
Develop detailed project plans using project scheduling tools such as Open Workbench and Microsoft Project.
Lead all project plan development activities, including identification of phases, activities, tasks, deliverables, milestones, dependencies, schedules and assignment of resources
Motivate project assigned resources to complete assigned duties and tasks.
Prepare formal reports on the status and health of the IT projects, including periodic status reports, management dashboards and project metrics.
Monitor project quality, schedule and budget and facilitate actions to mitigate risk and address issues that arise.
Facilitate the risk and issue management processes for IT projects by maintaining risk and issue logs, identifying risks and issues, communicating issues and risks according to project governance and working with project team members to ensure effective risk and issue management.
Facilitate deliverable and project artifact approval processes for IT projects by tracking all deliverables and project artifacts that require approvals, communicating the need for approvals to the appropriate groups and individuals and tracking approval decisions and following up where need be to ensure approvals are achieved within allowable timeframes.
Manage the project change control process for issues that impact the quality, schedule or budget of the project by: documenting change requests, securing approval for changes and documenting approved changes in accordance to project governance.

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Full-time experience as a Project Manager for large and complex information technology projects
Required
5
Years
Senior or lead project management experience including supervision of project management teams
Required
5
Years
Experience managing information technology projects using agile, waterfall and/or iterative Project Management methodologies
Required
3
Years
Experience managing large IT Application development projects
Required
3
Years
Experience managing large IT Infrastructure projects
Required
3
Years
Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at all levels of an organization, including executive st
Required
Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate others to complete tasks
Required
PMP or similar project management certification
Highly desired
Hands on technical/development experience
Desired
Experience managing information technology projects with PA State Government
Desired
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Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
The candidate/vendor will be responsible for all costs associated with parking in downtown Harrisburg. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
This requirement falls under the new e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the newly established process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 5
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 6
There is a strong preference toward In Person interviews for this position. Do you accept this requirement?