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CTG IT PROGRAM MANAGER in Buffalo, New York

Title: IT PROGRAM MANAGER

Location: US-NY-Buffalo

Job Number: 19206227

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Project Duration: Consulting Position, 18 months

Project Location: Buffalo, NY

Job Title: IT Program Manager

Description:

The Program Manager plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities of an assigned area of the Program Management Office to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time-frames and funding parameters. The Program Manager will maintain the strategic view of the business objectives and the relationship to department projects with responsibility to prioritize project criteria, processes and contribute to decisions regarding program and project direction.

Prior experience managing large, enterprise technical programs is required.

Prior experience managing back-end technical data base projects is highly preferred.

Responsibilities include:

• Plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities of an assigned area, ensuring project milestones and budgetary constraints are maintained.

• Collaborates with Senior Project Managers to define time-frames, funding, procedures, deliverables and staffing levels.

• Works with IT, vendors and customers to develop project proposal outlining deliverables, requirements, risks, assumptions, key stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, and budget.

• Ensure compliance with program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics.

• Reviews high level deliverables across projects, and reports to senior management on projects' status.

• Implements engagement review and quality assurance procedures in accordance with established methodology to ensure successful project execution. Develops testing standards and post implementation support models.

• Manages scope and mitigates risk across all projects.

• Identifies and resolves critical issues.

• Assists in the evaluation and re-design of project plans and objectives as necessary.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, required.

• Minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in Information Technology including a minimum of three (3) years managing projects, required.

• Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification, preferred.

• Significant experience in assigned technical area (i.e. Infrastructure, Back-end data base technologies etc.

• Demonstrated experience in managing through barriers to successful results is highly preferred.

• Project management, communication, presentation, relationship building and strategic planning and implementation skills, required.

• Analytical and organization skills and ability to develop and implement complex project plans, required.

• Skilled at MS Project or other project planning tools, required.

• Ability to understand organizational requirements and their impact on the technical aspects of a solution

• Ability to work in a complex multi-communication-channel environment

• Skill at tracking tasks, defining next steps, identifying owners, and holding people accountable

• Ability to coordinate activities involving multiple players, including vendors, subject matter experts, developers, and end users

• Able to work in extremely dynamic environment, able to juggle multiple priorities

• Able to work independently

• Quick learner

• Highly collaborative with team members

Excellent communication skills

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Industrial Technology, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution or a combination of education and experience (3 years) with a demonstrated proficiency in system integration.

• Extensive, proven experience as a project manager and program manager within IT related projects

• Strong organization skills with accurate attention to detail crossing multiple projects and departments.

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to multi- task and separate complex issues.

• Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills to support team philosophy, leading members of multiple teams to complete complicated projects.

• Program’s core goal is to replace Sybase with Oracle Exadata (for their enterprise-wide claims system Facets)

• Prior experience managing Facets related projects is highly preferred.

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Employment-related inquires may be conducted

  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)!

  • Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary requirements to Brandonb.Baumann@ctg.com.

CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG’s greatest asset is our people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Qualifications:

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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