Deloitte Systems Engineering Program Management - Senior Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey
Program Management - Senior Manager
Are you a talented professional focused on planning, execution and monitoring of both Agile and traditional project teams? Are you a resourceful problem solver who thrives in the identification and definition of creative, effective solutions? As a Project Management / Functional Senior Manager, you will help client s set-up, manage, and operate their most complex projects, define functional requirements for technology solutions, and design and derive transformative approaches for technology systems working with a world-class team of technology professionals from Deloitte Consulting.
Work You ll Do
As a leader in our Project Management and Functional team, you will bring considerable consulting and project management expertise to clients. You ll manage work threads across one or more engagement teams to create solutions to help our clients solve problems, expand market share, improve operations, and grow their business. In addition, you will:
Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define project approach (Agile vs traditional) as well as deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from client leadership; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; Manage engagement economics and risk; you ll have considerable experience managing large scale Agile transformations within your projects.
Manage day-to-day interactions with executive clients and sponsors;
Manage client relationships and work with business partners to address their business needs;
Participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process;
Contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies; organize and lead pursuit teams;
Develop practical solutions and methodologies; develop "thought ware" and "point-of-view" documents; participate in public speaking events; publish content in industry periodicals;
Perform the role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices; actively engage and provide development opportunities for staff including enhancing skills in both agile and traditional project management disciplines and certifications.
At Deloitte Consulting LLP, our Systems Engineering specialists help clients manage the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond, helping to link their IT programs to organizational goals. And we offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration. Learn more about our Systems Engineering practice.
Senior Managers are required to have:
A solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment;
10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience managing and delivering systems;
8 years planning and managing project initiatives in a Project Management Office or similar team environment;
4 years EPMO (Enterprise Program Management Office) experience with global clients;
8 years leading teams responsible for requirements definition, requirements management, and requirements validation;
8 years leading teams responsible for the design and definition of technology solutions;
5 years of experience in a focus industry;
A proven track record of successfully implementing projects using Agile methodologies including 10 years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams;
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with project management, requirements management, and system design tools;
Demonstrated experience in being a thought-leader to the CIO or other senior IT/Business Leaders in a PMO type capacity;
A willingness to travel 80-100% nationally;
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now, or at any time in the future.
In addition, successful Senior Managers will have the following preferred background:
Experience of leading fit-gap analysis for migrating applications to cloud platforms;
Experience or passion for leading testing of applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Force.com and/or Google Cloud Platform;
Experience with Agile tools such as Rally and Jira;
PMP certification is strongly preferred;
Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred;
Ability to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments across multiple projects or work streams;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
A Bachelor s Degree in a relevant field (in a technology-related or engineering discipline is strongly preferred);
An advanced degree in an area of specialization.
How You ll Grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. For Project/Program Managers of all levels our Pathway Program offers a focused curriculum of traditional as well as agile methodologies, trainings and certifications from foundational through mastery.
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