Lead Project Manager – Enterprise Data Management

The Enterprise Data Services Demand and Project Management Lead will be responsible for managing projects and strategic programs for the office of the CDAO and cross functional efforts.  As part of the Enterprise Data Services group this resource will oversee multiple projects with limited supervision, interface with all areas affected by the project including project and business stakeholders, vendors, and system support teams.  This individual will work with the various teams to segment program and project objectives into manageable work efforts and collaborate with program and project stakeholders and team members to verify projects are properly documented, prioritized, and executed to address project requirements.  This role will set milestones and effectively coordinate activities of the team to effectively and efficiently deliver on objectives.  This role will also develop and lead the delivery of the critical programs/projects in portfolio.

  • Assist in building and managing a team to lead the EDS project management office via a tight partnership with technology (data teams and CIOs), the office of the CDAO, business support units, and other key stakeholders
  • Provide cross functional project management leadership and support through all project lifecycle phases from intake operations and through implementation (where applicable) and maintenance and change management activities
  • Provide leadership in managing multiple and large scale high-risk projects
  • Manages the critical day-to-day operational elements of assigned projects including:
    • Project objectives, financials, scope, quality, schedule, resourcing, vendor management, dependencies, risks, status reporting, and stakeholder engagements
    • Verifies projects are completed on time and within budget and that IT governance is followed
  • Works with business segment manager(s) and project sponsors to establish the project scope, deliverables, budget, and schedule
  • Communicate with Executive Management and other project stakeholders regarding project status
  • Bachelor’s degree, military experience in related field, or equivalent professional certification
  • Minimum of seven years of project management experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with ServiceNow project tracking software
  • Knowledge of creating and tracking project schedules in Microsoft Project
  • Experience with managing data related programs
  • Experience with project management processes and standards
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration or related discipline with an information technology or equivalent and extensive related IT Technical or Customer Support experience
  • High degree of professional confidence and credibility with the presence and communication skills to represent IT-related concepts effectively to operational and technical stakeholders
  • Adaptability; self-starter; team player; quality minded; focused; committed; able to work independently
  • Well-developed negotiation, influencing, and partnership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Business outcome focused