Program Manager

Finance & Accounting
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02261

Position Description:

This person will manage such IT Projects and associated activities within the IT department to meet budget, schedule and performance goals. This individual will be responsible for creating and leading teams to develop project plans and manage these plans to fruition. He/she will also engage and manage the work of project team members and other contract employees as needed. This person will lead teams of Information Technology professionals and customers, providing technical, professional, and personal leadership to assure the successful completion of large and small IT projects. Responsible for the development and implementation of assigned projects and provide a single point of contact for those projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands and adheres to the principles delineated in the Project Management Guidelines
  • Practices exceptional project management skills utilizing the Project Management Guidelines, while mentoring project team members less advanced in this skill
  • Develops and manages stakeholder expectations
  • Develops and communicates estimates for schedule, budget and performance of assigned projects
  • Responsible for leading the workforce for assigned IT projects
  • Ensures appropriate entry of project information into the IT Project Repository
  • Applies Project Management Guidelines and Project Management Tools (i.e. Systems Development Life Cycle, Earned Value, etc.) to maximize project success
  • Leads project team to develop project scope, cost estimates, schedules and assigns resources required to achieve project objectives
  • Communicates project information and status to all stakeholders, consistent with PMO policies and guidance
  • Restates complex technical information in a format appropriate to the audience
  • Provides leadership on large and small IT projects, as assigned, which may include multiple projects simultaneously (this includes project leadership as well as technical leadership)
  • Develops budget estimates, ensures accuracy of project charges and time reporting, and reports budget variances as required
  • Prepares and provides performance plans, status, metrics, and appraisals of projects, activities, and staff, as required
  • Assists the PMO and other stakeholders in performing project audits as requested
  • Prepares detailed cost benefit analyses, program approval documents and makes oral presentations required to obtain approval of projects and expenditures
  • Ability to Learn

Technical/Prof Knowledge:

  • Adaptability
  • Tolerance for Stress
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Judgment (Problem Solution)
  • Oral /Written Communication
  • Individual Leadership (Influence)
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Foster Open Dialogue
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Project Management
  • Meeting Facilitation


  • Position requires bachelor degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or equivalent in formal education
  • Experience above minimum may be considered in lieu of education
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in Information Technology project design, development and implementation required
  • Strong leadership, planning and organizing, and interpersonal skills required
  • Strong project management experience required (certification preferred)