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Project Manager - Level 3

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Date: Nov 28, 2020

Location: Albany, NY, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 98412

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager - Level 3 to join our team in Albany, NY, USA.

Daily Tasks include:

This role will lead, working directly with the IES Deputy Director of Program Management, develop and maintain the IES Project Management Office (IES PMO) framework including Standards, Methodologies, and Processes; Portfolio Management; Governance and Performance Management; Project/Program delivery Management; Talent Management; Organizational Change Management and Administration/Support.

Additionally, this position will support the priorities of the IES PMO which are:

  • Define, deploy and mentor Core project management processes.
  • Develop reporting, analytics and dashboard tools.
  • Facilitate resource planning and forecasting process.
  • Maintain consolidated master project schedule and budget management and governance process.
  • Define, develop and maintain standardized process and templates to guide the IES project manager on the project management lifecycle and system development lifecycle.
  • Specifically, create, maintain, and manage:
    • Project documentation and best practices
    • Project Management methodologies
    • Standards and tools
    • Metrics for project execution
    • Training and orientation
    • Resource distribution on all projects
  • Define, develop and maintain standardized processes for the IES Program including risk and issue management, sub-project interdependencies and resource management.
  • Prepare and report on IES Program status to executive management with NYS stakeholder agencies including IES Program Director, as well as Project Sponsors, Steering Committees and other governance bodies.
  • Routine reviews of project management artifacts and work with the project managers to correct, if needed.
  • Train and mentor project management staff on the IES project management lifecycle.
  • Special assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • More than seven (7) years of experience working on complex projects with 2 or more years in a leadership role as a Project Manager.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Portfolio/Program/PMO Manager.
  • Minimum of one-year experience working in a PMO supporting Health and Human Services eligibility system supporting one or more of the following domains: Medicaid, Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, or Child Care.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum experience of managing a program budget of a minimum of $100 million.
  • At least seven years of experience creating and leading standards development, process development and process improvements in project management disciplines.
  • At least five years of experience in active management of resource loaded Project Schedules and resource assignments using Microsoft Project.
  • At least one year of experience managing a master project/program schedule.
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies, e.g, Six Sigma, Lean.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current PMP or project management certification through Project Management Institute.
  • At least three years training and mentoring project management staff.
  • At least nine years of experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard system development life cycle methodologies.
  • ITIL Foundation certification.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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