Senior Program / Portfolio Manager | 878912

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The Senior Program / Portfolio Manager in this contract role in Columbus, Ohio oversees the coordination and completion of all aspects of assigned projects which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. Responsible to lead projects to a successful conclusion by facilitating scope, managing customer expectations, monitoring day-to-day execution and ensuring the project is on schedule and within budget. 

**Contractor must be willing to be onsite at least Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.
**Estimated salary: $130K-$140K/yr.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, and Master’s/Advanced Degree preferred, in business, management, information systems, computer science or a related field
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP) required
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scaled Agile certification or equivalent highly desired
  • 10+ years’ experience Project Management, operating in traditional (waterfall), agile, and hybrid work environments
  • Solid leadership, communication, and program management skills with the ability to successfully mobilize diverse resources and project teams across a wide variety of areas/functions/levels to effectively manage large, complex projects simultaneously required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word and Excel).  Knowledge of project management software including Smartsheet, Jira or equivalent preferred.
  • Possess critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Change Champion attributes
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Previous experience in an information management organization with large-scale enterprise software transformation (acquisition, curation, normalization of content) highly desired.
  • Previous education and/or experience in a scientific discipline or industry, especially life sciences, highly desired.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains standard project management deliverables leveraging appropriate methods and practices to manage and control the project. The role also assists in the development and training of PMO standards and infrastructure.
  • Manages 1-5 concurrent programs and projects of strategic or foundational importance to the enterprise, with organizational complexity across all functions, of large- to extra large-size resources/cost relative to the client strategic portfolio. May include cross-functional impacts across the company.
  • Manages projects, develops and distributes quality project-related documentation to all interested parties, including project plan and schedule, project charter, communications plan, requirements document, design document, deployment plan, test plan, maintenance transition plan, and notification of project end.
  • Determines the scope, budget, and resources for assigned projects based on historical information, input from other staff, and high level technical understanding of project tasks. 
  • Holds project meetings internally and externally to ensure proper level of project-related communication, including project kickoff meeting to establish/confirm roles, regularly scheduled project team meetings to track progress, stakeholder meetings to provide status, post-implementation meeting with customers to ensure that project criteria have been fully met, and lessons learned meeting to gather feedback for use in future projects.
  • Ensures measures are taken in projects to increase quality and mitigate risk, including risk analyses, impact assessment, needs assessment, requirements signoff, code reviews, test planning and execution, fallback plans, and deployment plans.
  • Measures and reports project performance, project milestones, and other project information to project stakeholders and senior management on a regular basis, including escalating issues that require management attention
  • Provides leadership, motivation and establishes a teamwork environment for the project team; and advises, influences, and coaches team members in the development and achievement of project goals.
  • Proactively promotes the PMO services to organization where applicable.
  • Provides constructive feedback to leadership to help optimize and streamline PMO procedures and processes.
  • Assists in the definition and implementation of a project governance strategy and Success Criteria.
  • May coordinate and conduct training sessions to ensure project team members are prepared for process, policy and system deployments or changes. 

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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