1. Develops, supervises and oversees the execution and implementation of detailed project plans in concert with stakeholders. 2. Manages several major projects simultaneously and ensures that the design, testing, training, documentation and prioritization objectives are met. 3. Refines and re-sequences during the implementation and execution phases of multiple projects, as needed. 4. Works closely with senior business analysts, technical professionals, end users and project stakeholders during the requirements, solutions design and implementation phases to develop detailed project plans for implementation. 5. Supervises risk assessment, communication planning, development of performance metrics and project entry criteria. Creates detailed project plans including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation to ensure successful project completion. 6. Manages stakeholder expectations through all phases of the project and ensures stakeholders, senior management and staff are working towards successful completion. Manages client expectations and provides issue/risk identification and escalation pathways. 7. May supervise and train junior project managers in developing detailed project plans. 8. Leads the implementation team of cross-functional project and technical resources. 9. Designs, develops, and executes communication systems to ensure effective exchange of information between project stakeholders, senior management, and staff. 10. Resolves complex project issues that involve representatives from multiple organizations. 11. Complies with and enforces standard policies and procedures.
Preferred Education: Ten years of progressively more responsible IT project management involving complex implementations with enterprise-wide impact ; Master's degree in IT, science, business, or related field; exp identifying and tracking appropriate metrics for decision making, policy development, and strategy development in higher education; PMP certification.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Ten years of progressively more responsible IT project management involving complex implementations with enterprise-wide impact ; Master's degree in IT, science, business, or related field; exp identifying and tracking appropriate metrics for decision making, policy development, and strategy development in higher education; PMP certification.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven experience as an enthusiastic, motivating leader that will bring out the best in the team. Demonstrated ability to lead effectively in a matrix environment, with the ability to influence when there are competing priorities. Experience training/mentoring others.
Posting Position Title: Project Director
Required Skill/ability 3: Highly organized and meticulous individual with demonstrated ability to successfully plan, lead, and execute complex programs and projects. Ability to develop and review compelling business cases and create and review financial analyses. Ability to effectively employ industry-recognized processes and tools for professional program management.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of Program Management (Program Orion)
Required Skill/ability 1: Extensive stakeholder management experience, including experience working across multiple organizations on cooperative initiatives. Proven ability to see the "big picture" and to help stakeholders define strategic priorities. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with ambiguity and create clarity.
Required Skill/ability 4: Superior customer service orientation and initiative. The ability to build strong relationships and establish credibility as a trusted advisor. Excellent collaboration, facilitation, and problem solving skills. Excellent ability to lead change by partnering with diverse sets of stakeholders and colleagues to bring about a common outcome.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven and strong understanding of the solution development life cycle and methodologies, with an emphasis on reducing cycle time and increasing speed to market of new services. Demonstrated ability to provide a communications bridge between IT delivery teams and non-technical stakeholders (i.e., serving as a "boundary spanner").
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and ten years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 57697BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.