Program Task Lead

We are looking for a Program Task Lead who is a Subject Matter Expert in Technology governance and strategy to support the Department of State Office of Consular Systems and Technology, Information Technology Governance Program. This position requires a Secret Clearance and Agile certification.

As a Program Task Lead, you will be responsible for:

–Ensuring the continued alignment of the program’s technology strategy with its business strategy, focusing on the links between business objectives and project objectives.
–Developing, implementing, and maintaining IT governance services by defining the processes that ensure the effective and efficient use of IT in enabling the organization to achieve its goals.
–Managing and coordinating the program’s activities, resources, risks, and issues, and ensuring that the program delivers the expected outcomes and benefits.
–Communicating and collaborating with various stakeholders, including senior management, business owners, project managers, technical staff, vendors, and customers.
–Providing guidance and support to the program’s projects in areas such as Business Relationship Management, Systems Development Lifecycle Support, Cost Estimating/ Software Benefit-Cost Analysis Support, Process Improvement, Knowledge Management, Microsoft SharePoint Support, and Enterprise Risk Management Support.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

–A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field.
–At least 10 years of experience in IT governance and strategy, with proven track record of leading complex programs and projects.
–In-depth knowledge and experience with IT governance frameworks, standards, methodologies, and best practices, such as COBIT, ITIL, PMBOK, CMMI, ISO, etc.
–Strong skills and experience in Agile development methods and tools, such as Scrum, Kanban, Jira, etc.
–Excellent communication, presentation, facilitation, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
–Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time

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