The Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) is seeking a Program Manager. The incumbent is a seasoned certified Project Management Professional responsible for:
Managing PM staff facilitating Technical Projects. The Program Manager must be capable of developing roadmaps and execution plans that align and meet the goals defined by senior leaders.
Overseeing a portfolio of projects, typically led by Project Manager I or Project Manager II, supporting a family of services or agencies. Project portfolio may include a series of small to medium complexity projects at the departmental level to large complex interrelated initiatives across a county agency.
Leading and supporting cross-functional teams assigned to projects that target system integrations, system upgrades, technology implementations, change readiness, and strategic planning.
The Program Manager must have strong technical project implementation experience; expert level written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders and advise senior management of potential project risks/impacts, improvement opportunities, and strategic plan updates.
The Program Manager must be a skilled Change agent who leads and empowers employees through the transformational process.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, IT or related field
7+ years of Project Management
2+ years of Program Management
2+ years of Management experience
Experience with Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
Strong experience in initiating, managing and implementing complex business transformation projects and/or programs
Strong knowledge and understanding of project management principles and techniques
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range: $73,945.60 to $97,053.60
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Mecklenburg County is the most populous county between Atlanta, Georgia and Washington, D.C. In fact, between 2005 and 2015, the metropolitan region’s population growth rate averaged 2.6 percent. Over the last decade, Mecklenburg County has attracted a large and growing number of people from around the country and the world. As a major hub for American Airlines – one of the country’s largest airlines – it is easy to get to Mecklenburg County. This access has helped attract several Fortune 500 and 1000 companies that bring millions of investment dollars into the local economy. With a world-renowned park and recreation system, a range of professional and minor league sports teams, and diverse communities, people who come to Mecklenburg County find an energized downtown (also known as “Uptown”) and a variety of living options. Charlotte-Mecklenburg has the excitement of a cosmopolitan city and the ease of Southern charm, it’s a world-class destination.
The North Carolina Constitution gives residents of all counties the right to elect a Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). Since 1994, Mecklenburg County has been governed by a nine-member BOCC with six members elected by districts and three elected at-large. The BOCC appoints a County Manager who is the CEO of the organization. For more information about Mecklenburg County, please visit the County website at MeckNC.gov.