|Date Opened||9/7/2018 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$97,648 - $133,153/year|
|Job Type||Open to Agency Employees|
|Close Date||9/21/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is recruiting within the agency for a full time Motor Vehicle Division Chief position. This managerial position is responsible for running the Project Management Office (PMO), a critical division within the Department of Motor Vehicles, and supervising all employees within the division. This position will successfully complete the transformation of DMV’s approach to business planning by prioritizing, aligning and integrating all strategic plan projects within the PMO framework. The PMO has a primary focus of improving the discipline and structure for identifying, managing, prioritizing and implementing projects successfully at DMV. This is an evolving Division within the agency and there are 11 state employees and several consulting staff currently assigned to this division. Major responsibilities include: Compliance with Office of Policy and Management Policy ID IT-SDLC-17-04; ensuring process evaluations and analyses (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, BPM, etc.) are conducted in order to remove unnecessary steps/work from business processes before introducing technology solutions; facilitates and coordinates governance of DMV’s Strategic Plan, which includes engaging leadership across the organization in collaborative planning discussions; tracks Strategic Plan milestones and highlights early warning signs; facilitates/coordinates prioritization and status meetings; reports progress against Strategic Plan to senior leadership including financial metrics; delivers responsive and timely communications; Develops and oversees the operational tasks for Project Governance, which involves establishing and maintaining processes that provide for a disciplined approach to project lifecycle; these include validation against DMV’s Strategic Plan, application of formal change management standards, utilization of cost benefit analyses and assignment of measurable success metrics to each project. The PMO works closely with Fiscal to adhere to budget requirements and explore viable funding sources; provides direct and indirect management of projects in collaboration with Agency divisions and units. Most larger and cross-organizational projects will be staffed by a project manager from the PMO. Where the PMO is not taking the lead role, guidance and support will be provided to those leading projects from within other Agency divisions. Provides oversight for User Acceptance Testing (UAT), performed by PMO staff and business users across the agency; coordinates, schedules, tracks progress, and works with IT and business management to make go/no go decisions. Performs root cause analysis of issues and solutions that are implemented within the required timeframe; develops and maintains repeatable standard processes for project management and system testing functions, which are performed by PMO staff and other DMV employees. Employs continuous improvement practices in order to leverage economies of scale, reduce risk and improve the quality of project deliverables. Where the PMO has the lead role in a project, manages external relationships with DMV contracted vendors to ensure proper and timely implementation of required contractual deliverables.
This position may require travel.
Applicants are required to submit both a cover letter and resume on the resume tab with their submission. Questions about these required documents should be directed to the DMV human resources office: Carol Pfeifer at (860) 263-5268.
Preferred candidates will possess:
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.