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IT Program Manager

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We are looking for a highly organized IT Program Manager who exhibits excellent verbal and written communication skills, is a team player and has strong risk/issue management experience. The PM will work on a Business Process reengineering project. Prior experience with ERP implementations or complicated process reengineering is must have. The candidate must be local to East Windsor, NJ.



Essential Accountabilities:

• Experience managing large programs; particularly programs that cross departments and teams within an organization

• Coordinates and conducts regular effective and efficient meetings to review project status, resolve issues and address risks

• Plan for risks which includes developing strategies for dealing with potential risks as well as covering them

• Responsible for project schedules and confirming each is tracked against plan

• Assist business product manager in overseeing and tracking project budget against actual costs ensuring that variances are communicated to the stakeholders

• Collaborate with product manager and other stakeholders to define epics; break epics into stories; plan and execute sprints so business needs are met while aligning to DPG’s digital strategy

• Find creative solutions to technology, product and organizational challenges

• Oversee vendors to develop, enhance and maintain the product

• Develop and evaluate RFP’s for vendor development projects of different sizes and urgency simultaneously from concept, requirements, development to product implementation work

• Champion agile methodologies throughout the development process

• Open style of communication to foster flow of ideas during brainstorming

• Cross disciplinary understanding of engineering, web design, instructional design and quality assurance

• Manage multiple web application software development projects of different sizes and urgency simultaneously from concept, requirements, development to product implementation


Required Experience:

• In depth knowledge of software development

• Deep knowledge of Agile project management demonstrated by 5-7 years of as Project Manager, or Program Manager

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field required.

• Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master is a plus

• Experience working with external software vendors, including offshore vendors, and in utilizing both traditional and rapid/lightweight project management

• Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, communications, organizational and critical thinking

• Ability to travel (up to 20%)

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