Program Manager

    Location: Kansas City, MO
    Date Posted: 11-07-2017
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Program Manager to lead an Enterprise Data Testing program for the federal civilian agency responsible for our nation’s food safety.

    Major Areas of Responsibility
     
    • Manage the certification and user-acceptance testing process and work closely with development contractor and subproject project leaders 
    • Allocate and oversee the test resources and ensure compliance with test policies 
    • Provide management reporting on test progress, test outcomes, success rates, issues, and risks
    • Ensure that deployed release and the resulting services meet customer expectations, and verifies that IT operations are able to support the new services
    • Monitor status of assignments, apply corrective action when problems arise, and review work for completion/quality
    • Interface / report the status of each phase of the data warehouse project and subprojects to the client


    Requirements
     
    • PMP Certification
    • Seven (7) years of progressive IT software project management experience, successfully managing the four basic elements of a project: resources, time, money, and scope
    • Experience managing large data testing projects that include automated testing
    • Experience managing day-to-day activities of the team
    • Strong leadership skills (ability to motive, influence, negotiate, and see projects through each stage of development)
    • Experience with planning the estimates, critical path, dependencies, and schedules
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written) at all levels of the project
    • Experience using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel
    • Experience managing risks, contingency planning, and change
    • Experience in using Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Bachelor’s Degree


    CVP Vision


    CVP aims to be a nationally recognized, trusted advisor for our clients in addressing our nation’s most critical needs. We seek to be the kind of firm that is a sought out destination for passionate and talented professionals who share our core values:
     
    • Intense Client Focus
    • Mutual Respect
    • Individual Responsibility and Growth
    • Uncompromising Integrity


    CVP is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
     
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