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Deloitte Program Manager-ITS PMO-M&A in St. Louis, Missouri

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and courageously seek to challenge the status quo? If so, read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity with Deloitte's Information Technology Services (ITS). We are curious and life-long learners focused on technology and innovation.

Work you'll do

The Program Manager is a senior management position responsible for leading programs ranging from $1M to multimillion-dollar levels, providing expert level project and program management and support for multiple projects in a program spanning across numerous functional and technical units within the Deloitte US Firm. The Program Manager is a senior management position responsible for leading/overseeing the effective application of project management processes and excellence in execution and delivery of large, complex strategic projects/programs of $1M plus on an ongoing and operational basis, working with varying levels of leadership across ITS and the firm.

Primary duties include:

Focus Area Management

  • Leads cross-functional teams in the delivery of high-risk, complex projects, directly affecting the firm's strategy to meet technology and business requirements on time and within budget.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with partner/principals and firm director level through employee level, including CIO/ITS and customer leaders, channel leads, product owners, shared resource leaders, technical team leads, technical and non-technical teams. Meets regularly with these individuals to obtain feedback, provide recommendations/direction, seek consensus/input, communicate adjustments/changes, and ensure continued alignment with business and organizational needs across assigned program.

  • Manages all aspects of SDLC and Project Delivery Process for strategic projects and programs that range in scope, budget and team size to the level of very large, involving high to very high levels of risk and complexity and/or budgets of $1M and above.

  • Provides hands on management and delivery of multiple projects across strategic programs to meet technology and business requirements on time and within budget.

  • Influences and executes project/program management methodologies and standards including those within the ITS Project Delivery Process and SDLC, PMI PMBOK, and ITS project management procedures, also ensures they are followed by project team members.

  • Responsible for effective project and program kickoff, identification of all program stakeholders, defining and clarifying program roles and responsibilities.

  • Works with all stakeholders to identify and confirm resource necessary program resources throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Uses MS Project to build detailed, effort-driven project schedules and SharePoint for collaboration through project team site.

  • Detailed tasks include developing/managing/maintaining comprehensive, accurate program/project plans and schedules, as well as performing estimation, forecasting, planning, analysis, issue / risk / change management, escalation management, meeting facilitation, variance analysis, and status reporting for the program.

  • Responsible for providing and maintaining accurate and timely project/program information in all program and project plans, communications, status reporting, SharePoint sites.

  • Develops program and project plans, estimations, specifications, flowcharts, and presentations.

  • Is proactive in the identification and resolution of program and project risk and issues

  • Oversees the activities of project managers and project teams within assigned program to ensure delivery of timely solutions that are aligned with the organization's strategy.

  • Conducts ongoing examination of projects within program for compliance with established processes, project plans/schedules and budgets, influencing decisions on resource utilization and allocation at key project lifecycle decision points.

  • Maintains oversight and accountability for program performance including creation/review of key project delivery metrics across projects within the program.

  • Leads program issue/risk management, remediation plans, and escalations across channels, service areas, COEs and CIO Leaders for projects within assigned program - responsible for providing management direction in these areas and ensuring clear communication, consideration of all factors, generation of solution alternatives, and defined actionable plans that are implemented.

  • Develops/maintains a network of relationships with in IT and the customer/business units on both strategic and operational levels that can be called upon for information or assistance needed to efficiently execute projects within program.

  • Prepares and delivers regular, effective communications to ensure that program sponsors, CIO advisors and leadership are adequately apprised of program and project statuses, successes, risks and issues.

  • Co-leads regular joint program planning with National Directors of Technology, National Technology Relationship Leaders and Channel Directors/Leaders

  • Manages program issues and changes to business plans and resource allocations.

  • Documents/communicates status and escalates as appropriate.

  • Configures, utilizes, and supports key program and project management tools.

  • Demonstrates an expert-level understanding of both quality assurance and software development processes and methodologies, proactively sharing knowledge with peers, development and QA groups, and project team members.

Organizational Leadership

  • Influences direction of ITS and ITS organizations and the firm from a program leadership position

  • Demonstrates program leadership traits by instilling the culture of execution, operational excellence, and accountability

  • Maintains organizational credibility with respect to all project management program and project deliverables within assigned program

  • Establishes collaborative working relationships with all ITS, customer, 3rd party groups, and contractors

  • Breaks down organizational barriers and encourages sharing of ideas across the entire organization

  • Creates an environment in which people take responsibility for achieving results

  • Anticipates barriers to change and creates opportunities to remove them

  • Fosters a culture which is based on knowledge sharing and learning from best practices

  • Forecasts and manages program budget.

Team Leadership

  • Sets challenging goals for the program team and clearly communicates them.

  • Direct, oversee, develop, coach, and mentor personnel in assigned program.

  • Provides leadership direction to PMs within assigned program throughout project lifecycle.

  • Manages strategic programs within ITS, and in that role executes according to project management methodologies and standards

The team

Information Technology Services (ITS) helps power Deloitte's success. ITS drives Deloitte, which serves many of the world's largest, most respected organizations. We develop and deploy cutting-edge internal and go-to-market solutions that help Deloitte operate effectively and lead in the market. Our reputation is built on a tradition of delivering with excellence.

The 2,500 professionals in ITS deliver services including:

  • Security, risk & compliance

  • Technology support

  • Infrastructure

  • Applications

  • Relationship management

  • Strategy

  • Deployment

  • PMO

  • Financials

  • Communications

Technology Management Office

The Technology Management Office ensures a smooth, efficient, and fiscally-sound technology operation for ITS. This multi-disciplinary team runs IT as a business by transforming IT finance, reporting project portfolio metrics, quality, deployment, delivery, and adoption, and building the IT workforce of the future.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or business administration, or equivalent related experience. Master's degree a plus.

  • PMP certification

  • Agile project experience

  • Advanced knowledge of business processes and associated IT applications and systems in the Professional Services industry

  • 10 or more years of experience managing large cross functional IT projects as a Project Manager

  • 7 years leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle: planning, analysis, design, build, test, and deployment

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the administration/quality management of IT projects and service delivery for one or more of the following areas: Client Server, Networking, LAN/WAN infrastructure or Web technologies and architectureSignificant experience managing large projects and programs (with $500k- $1M dollar budgets) in a management capacity

  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse business groups and IT Leadership.

  • Demonstrated experience in financial management principles as they relate to project management and delivery of a business case (budget vs. earned progress, capital vs. expense, etc.)

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment, manage multiple projects, and adapt to frequent change

  • Proven ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams in an environment of competing interests and limited resources

  • Expert problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions

  • Proficient in MS Project and MS Project Server (or similar applications)

  • Expert background in project method best practices

  • Expert-level interpersonal, relationship building, and customer service orientation

  • Expert-level ability to communicate (oral and written) at all levels of the organization

  • Significant experience in working with onshore/offshore teams

  • Demonstrated capability sustainable relationships with colleagues, business partners, and vendors

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Experience a plus

  • Experience in business process management best practices is highly desirable

  • Comprehensive knowledge of structured analysis and design concepts

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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