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Black & Veatch IT Program Manager in Helana, Montana

IT Program Manager

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help your give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 66001

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

The IT Program Manager position will be assigned to the Black & Veatch (B&V) CIO Program Management Office with the accountability to manage critical programs across the spectrum of CIO services. The Program Manager may also be responsible for directly managing one or more of the projects within programs. The Program Manager leads the overall management of programs and is responsible for all aspects of the planning, monitoring, development and implementation; and is the single point of contact for assigned programs.

Key Responsibilities

General Program Management:

  • Provides program management leadership following B&V methodology and standards

  • Integrates activities across all impacted B&V organizations to ensure successful implementation & support of program objectives

  • Leads and manages program and project teams throughout the program lifecycle Scope Management:

  • Ensures the program scope is adequately defined and the program is designed and executed to deliver the scope objectives

  • Works closely with Program sponsors (Business & IT) to ensure requirements are complete, accurate and measurable

  • Manages change requests and provides stakeholders with impact assessment of requested changes (scope, cost, time, risk)

Time Management:

  • Ensures that appropriate estimates for program resources (Business, IT & Vendor) are prepared and maintained

  • Establishes & maintains program work plans within approved B&V PPM tools for scheduling, tracking, and monitoring project progress/results

  • Monitors & communicates resource need, utilization, and contention throughout the program lifecycle

Financial Management:

  • Ensures that initial program estimates & financial forecasts are complete with sufficient level of detail to support baseline estimates

  • Throughout the program, monitors and reports the program budget/actuals in an accurate, complete, and timely manner

  • Reviews developed business case and performs periodic reviews to ensure that business case objectives are achieved (this includes Value Realization)

Quality Management:

  • Defines a program approach that deploys adequate quality assurance techniques in accordance with B&V standards

  • Provides oversight/management of program defect tracking and associated resolution

  • Obtains required approvals of key milestone deliverables in accordance with B&V program delivery standards

Communication Management:

  • Develops and institutes an effective communication plan to ensure all stakeholders are kept informed throughout the program

  • Provides insightful analysis and reporting and distributes/presents team level through executive level status reports and dashboards

  • Escalates and resolves issues via proper communication channels

Risk Management:

  • Timely identifies, tracks, manages and resolves program issues and risks

Vendor Management:

  • Manages assigned vendors/consultants and ensures SOW deliverables/activities are achieved to agreed standards

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Technology or Computer Science

Experience : 5+ years of experience as a Program Manager for efforts of varying levels of scale and complexity in technology development environment with multi-function teams

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing IT programs that may include software application implementations, infrastructure or custom development technical projects using Waterfall, Agile and/or DevSecOps methodologies

  • Experience building high performing teams, consensus gathering and negotiations

  • Superior communications across all organizational levels and functions

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Bachelors of Business Administration or related field. Twelve or more years related experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMI certification (PMP/PgMP)

  • Agile Scrum Master and/or Product Owner certification

  • Master’s degree in Business or Technology

  • Experience managing programs in an outsourced model

Certifications

PMP Certification desired

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Frequent travel, Regular overtimeTypical office environment.

Competencies

Salary Plan

ITS: Information Technology Service

Job Grade

007

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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