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Program Management Specialist - IT Governance

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Arlington, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 209312 

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 Program Management Specialist - IT Governance to join our team in Arlington, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

Program Management Specialist – IT Governance Support

The Program Management Specialist – IT Governance candidate will contribute to change management, program management, organizational development, business analysis, data call process development, and performance management tasks.  The candidate will assist with the development and maintenance of the client’s IT Portfolio framework and IT Governance programs.  These activities include project feasibility, performance measurement, project management, and organizational development.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer or Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field or technical discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Secret clearance
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Federal consulting, which should include business analysis, and investment management
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in applying PMI Project Management principles
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in organizational Development analysis to support As-is and To-be models with recommendations to improve the organizations efficiencies and effectiveness in full utilization of resources and delivering quality products to the customer
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT Portfolio Management methodologies and processes, tools, strategic planning, trend analysis, organizational reporting and presentations, and identification of performance indicators for the purpose of performance measurements
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in writing alternative analyses, business cases or point papers based on research, analysis, and observations
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process and other IT investment processes and requirements
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Strategic Enterprise Architecture (EA) analysis, including CPIC, EA, and program management requirements alignment with Strategic Planning
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in facilitating work sessions and conducting training sessions
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in  assessing, interpreting, and providing guidance regarding federal government budget and reporting directives and instructions
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in implementing  a continuous process of identifying, selecting, and managing a portfolio of projects in alignment with key performance metrics and strategic business objectives
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in providing recommendations, processes, procedures, writing policies, and support in an IT Portfolio Management program
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in providing alternate methods to manage IT Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management activities across the IT organization with an innovative solution to forecast future benefits of a comprehensive IT portfolio, to include IT Technical Roadmaps and Business Roadmaps based on Government mandates
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in conducting organizational level reporting linking technologies to outcomes and mission-related tangible and intangible benefits
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in risk analysis to support project managers in identifying project risk, identifying potential impacts of those risks, and crafting risk mitigation strategies.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in conducting business and technical analysis by facilitating working group sessions and engaging working group members to understand and document customer stakeholder functional and technical needs
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in assessing customer current business processes and functions and make recommendations for improved functional services


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the following programs: MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Office Visio, Microsoft Office Project, MS SharePoint, MS Power BI, ServiceNow
  • Ability to conduct qualitative and quantitative research to support work assignments for meeting the deliverable objective
  • Ability to conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses for assigned tasks
  • Ability to compile research, findings, and other information into written formats such as white papers, reports, presentations, and other forms of technical documentation
  • Ability to perform IT strategic/organizational planning, organizational development, portfolio and program management, IT investment management, IT governance
  • Ability to provide Weekly and Monthly Status Reporting
  • Ability to provide meeting support (facilitate meetings, prepare agenda, prepare project briefings, present to the stakeholders, document, and distribute meeting minutes, and track actions)
  • Ability to support other PMO tasks as assigned
  • Flexibility is a must, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to coordinate multiple work streams, multi-task and work well under tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven experience in building partnerships with business and technical stakeholders as applicable
  • Self-starter with ability to perform and lead work independently.
  • Participate in project planning and schedule development/maintenance activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in writing materials relevant to organization, project, and task goals and presenting material to senior Government officials
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-BPA) credentials is highly desirable
  • Graduate Degree preferred



Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


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 considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Arlington Virginia
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC

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