Montgomery County, MD is seeking a Project Management Office Head.
Adjacent to the Nation’s capital, Montgomery County is a progressive community that is at the forefront of innovative practices in local government. The County’s Department of Technology Services (DTS), with 165.25 FTEs and an operating budget of more than $43.3 million, is currently comprised of four operating divisions: Enterprise Applications and Solutions, Enterprise Resource Planning Division, Enterprise Telecommunications Services, and Enterprise Systems and Operations, as well as the Office of Broadband Programs.
DTS strives to implement the County’s technology vision to be a top digital county by: (1) strengthening delivery of services to the public; (2) improving stakeholder productivity; (3) promoting an open and transparent government; (4) protecting the security of stakeholder data; (5) leveraging a dynamic IT workforce; (6) improving the agility of technology delivery; and (7) continually innovating to create a better future.
The Head of the Project Management Office is a senior management position that provides both leadership and management roles in the Project Management Office (PMO). This individual will be responsible for various methods and practices around provisioning IT into the business, improving the overall program project management maturity across the organization, and tracking and reporting the conformance to plans and expectations of IT-oriented initiatives.
The ideal candidate is a seasoned, experienced, highly competent leader who has an outstanding track record of fostering a project-management-oriented culture and managing large scale IT projects across multiple departments. The ideal professional must have demonstrated success in leading the identification and implementation of project management processes, methods, tools, guidelines, and standards to establish a stable framework that supports all project teams and stakeholders to improve the probability of successful project delivery. Candidates shall have a proven track record of prioritizing and implementing projects while demonstrating a commitment to both excellent customer service and employee engagement.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, or directly related field, from an accredited college or university. An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted. At least seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in the IT Project Management industry managing large scale IT projects across multiple departments, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. Public sector experience is highly desirable, but not required.
Interested applicants will need to apply via the Montgomery County portal prior to consideration for the position. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: https://bit.ly/308OAAR