• Sr. Program Manager

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/14/2018 12:16 PM)
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    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    GCIO is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Program Manager to support the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Portfolio. The Program Manager will be a hands-on sub-portfolio leader who will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of multiple projects as well as participation in the development and implementation of the overall Health Portfolio strategy. The candidate will also participate as a working team manager, so strong experience in hiring and managing a large pool or resources is important. The Program Manager will be responsible for client interactions and ensuring that assigned projects are staffed with strong resources that produce quality deliverables against scope and schedule. The environment is dynamic and client needs are often evolving; flexibility and forward-thinking views are important for success.


    The Program Manager will:

    • Draft strategic vision for a large project or program
    • Take vague requirements and requests and deliver robust products, recommendations, and/or solutions
    • Develop requisitions, interview candidates, handle staffing and overall resource management
    • Utilize expertise in all areas of the software development life cycle, enterprise-wide network engineering, strategic information planning, business process reengineering, structure and management practices
    • Program control, including development of controls used to manage performance, including cost, schedule, and staff management as wells as the WBS elements to report out status, progress and accomplishments
    • Utilize the ability to extrapolate and communicate a client’s main challenges and pain points and the ability to craft strong solutions and make recommendations
    • Deliver systems/tools/solutions in production, while transitioning to better technology solutions
    • Manage a portfolio of projects
    • Identify and mitigate risks to the program
    • Manage to cost, schedule and performance


    Education Requirements: Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline (10 years can be substituted for Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree)
    Years of Experienced Required: 15+

    • Experience working and managing large teams in remote environments
    • Strong analytical and investigation skills crafting solutions to challenging problems or issues
    • Demonstrated and current experience managing programs with complex data processing requirements
    • Must be able to multi-task to serve as both manager and participant in projects
    • Must have experience with diverse IT projects both large and small
    • Must be able to use qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of the operations
    • VA experience a plus, specifically if the experience is within the Health portfolio


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