IT Program Manager II


Job title: IT Program Manager II

Company: CAE

Job description: Role and Responsibilities

Summary

This position plans, organizes, and controls assigned Information Technologies (IT) projects from selection of tools and upgrades through implementation, user training and “go live.” The IT Project Manager will plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of assigned projects; and may work closely with upper management and other departments to make sure assigned projects stay within defined scope, cost and schedule guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties maybe assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Managing complex projects related to IT infrastructure or business tools and applications – specifically as part of consolidation of IT Systems in M&A situations.

Managing day-to-day progress of assigned projects through constant interaction with cross-functional teams of engineers, manufacturers, managers and support personnel.

Defining projects at inception and providing financial and technical justification in support of capital expenditures, with a focus on maximizing return on investment.

Overseeing project budgets and schedules.

Addressing barriers that may prevent achievement of project goals.

Analyzing and resolving complex problems using project management capabilities and tools.

Preparing, conducting, and running medium to large technical and management meetings with internal customers and vendors.

Using business analyst tools to document requirements and processes, and communicating these to vendors to support system configuration.

Providing technical expertise and training to other departments in support of assigned projects.

Establishing supplier networks and creating and managing alliances with vendors.

Contributing to employee experience evolution within the organization and promoting organizational change.

Identifying, mitigating and managing project and organizational risks.

Maintaining the organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.

Preserving assets by developing and rehearsing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.

Recommending information technology strategies, policies, and procedures based on evaluations of organizational outcomes, problems, trends and evolving requirements.

Accomplishing financial objectives by accurately forecasting requirements and managing project budgets, initiating corrective actions, when necessary.

Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a business, technical or management field.

PMP certification

Minimum five years’ project management experience.

Experience managing project teams of ten or more people.

Knowledge of project budget and schedule development and management.

Strong understanding of business systems and tools.

Ability to reason, plan, direct, and evaluate situations to make appropriate recommendations and take actions beneficial to assigned projects and the company as a whole.

Leadership ability with complex reasoning and problem solving abilities

Must display tact and self-discipline necessary to interface effectively with coworkers, customers, vendors, and all levels of management, employees, and the general public.

Preferred Skills

Knowledge of aerospace / defense market.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct supervision of assigned project team, who all report directly to functional managers in other departments.

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to travel for modest periods of time.

Ability to handle essential duties and responsibilities worldwide.

Work will be performed in an office environment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to operate personal computer, communicate via telephone.

Ability to work many hours under pressure.

Able to lift 50 pounds.

Other Duties

Able to reason, plan, direct, and evaluate situations to make appropriate recommendations and take actions beneficial to assigned projects and the company as a whole. Will demonstrate leadership ability with complex reasoning and problem solving abilities. Must display tact and self-discipline necessary to interface effectively with coworkers, customers, vendors, and all levels of management, employees, and the general public.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here .

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Position Type

Regular

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

Expected salary:

Location: Tampa, FL

Job date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 02:04:21 GMT

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