PROJECT PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Recruitment #22-132-3512

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States? Can you work as part of a team, with inspiration, vision, and creativity? Are you passionate about the role of technology in supporting the mission of local government?

Loudoun County's Department of Information Technology is currently seeking a full-time Project Portfolio Manager.

This position will:

- Require a thorough understanding of IT project and portfolio management and the professional skills and abilities to develop, and manage the Department's Project Management Program

- Lead, manage and motivate the Project Portfolio Office team to achieve tactical and strategic goals

- Proactively work with DIT and County Departments to facilitate practices that meet the objectives and standards of the Project Portfolio Office

- Provide leadership and direction on project management principles and practices and support to those groups and individuals within the Department who manage and deliver projects - Develop and deliver action-oriented portfolio scorecards, metrics, governance, and reporting to support business and executive decision making

- Provide day-to-day analytic and strategic leadership for key organization-wide strategic initiatives to ensure implementation is consistent with the vision of the County and that program outcomes meet or exceed expectations

- Partner with other County departments to ensure proper planning and investment reviews align with the County's annual budget process

- Provide scenario analysis and planning for a range of outcomes-focused on project scheduling and resource allocations

Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits Summary

Job Requirements

Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in related field; four (4) years of related experience.

Special Requirements

We are seeking an individual with:

- Direct experience in a Project Portfolio Management or Business Analyst role

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate information technology concepts to technical and non-technical audiences at various hierarchical levels, ranging from board members to technical specialists

- Local government experience preferred

- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred

- Experience with Planview software and LeanKit, or to other project management software tools is preferred

- Experience with ServiceNow software is preferred

- Experience with change management processes

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

The successful candidate will undergo a fingerprint/CJIS background check.

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