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What you’ll be doing...

The candidate will oversee team development and operational readiness for ONE-Net execution. NGEN-R SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, inclusive of network engineering, network operations, service desk, and data support. Ultimately, Verizon partnered with our Vendors will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network. This role requires the ability to obtain and maintain a government sponsored DoD SECRET security clearance.

The ONE-NetProgram Manager will utilize strong management and communication skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Candidates will need to exhibit an understanding of IT project management concepts, inclusive of scope, schedule, cost, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management. The candidate will be responsible for the coordinating team efforts, in order to analyze current IT program execution efforts and inventory, and determine measures required to improve, or maintain processes in order to meet customer requirements.

  • Drive business and reporting rhythms, managing and directing staff to meet contractual requirements.
  • Report progress against the baseline, in addition to identifying risks, analyzing identified risks and develop associated mitigations.
  • Building and directing teams, inclusive of aligning personnel to basis of estimates, evaluation of candidates, and communicating progress to Program Leadership.
  • Management of program scope in order to meet schedule requirements; responsible for defining resource needs, directing personnel to perform tasks, and reporting progress to Executive Leadership.
  • Oversee IT knowledge and equipment asset transfer, ensuring that personnel are prepared to assume duties in order to meet defined schedule and scope requirements.
  • Develop and manage a collaborative work environment, working with personnel to ensure that comprehensive knowledge transfer activities associated with job functions and daily tasks are successfully conducted.
  • Identify and document skill enhancements/training needed based upon observation of actual performance versus documented site Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Manage “as-is” information, inclusive of technical baseline documentation, SOPs, local procedures for security/onboarding, workload data (tickets), historical SLR performance and tools used to capture performance metrics.
  • Direct resource management actions; inclusive of, but not limited to staff onboarding/off-boarding, weekly time-reporting and approvals.
  • Establish and maintain transparent and respectful working relationships with customer and Program Management Leadership and subordinates.
  • Serve as a mentor to junior-level leadership personnel, providing them with opportunities to enhance project management skills.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing large complex projects involving multiple work streams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government sponsored DoD SECRET security clearance

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Master’s degree. Ideally, in project management.
  • Certification in PMP and/or MSP.
  • Motivated and influenced program/project teams to deliver outcomes and results.
  • Experienced with the development and management of program documentation, inclusive of a risk register, standard operating procedures, basis of estimates, and other program documentation.
  • Prior experience with resource planning labor category requirements, and requisition development.
  • Leadership qualities required to coordinate and lead meetings to drive progress associated with assignments.
  • Previous experience with executing program baselines, identifying variances, and communicating issues in a timely manner.
  • In-depth knowledge of Program/Project Management principles and concepts (WBS, PWS, IMS, RACI, Risk Management).
  • Ability to utilize MS Office Products to develop and maintain program documentation.
  • Strong analysis skills, with the ability to effectively communicate results to leadership and subordinates.
  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with change management; with the ability to implement processes, while addressing political considerations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succinctly communicate ideas.
  • Currently hold active DoD SECRET security clearance.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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