Director of IT Project Management

NYC Parks · New York, NY

Data + Analytics
Environment
Public Infrastructure
$110000 - $115000 Per Year
Posted 1 month ago

Salesforce
Excel
Project Management
Featured Job

Title: Director of IT Project Management

 

NYC Parks serves as the steward for over 30,000 acres of land, which includes 1,000 playgrounds, 36 recreation centers, 66 pools and 14 miles of beach. Our primary responsibility is to build and maintain clean, safe and accessible parks, and to create cultural and educational programs for New Yorkers of all ages to enjoy.

NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package, including pension, excellent health benefits, competitive vacation/sick days and a work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under direction, with varying levels of difficulty and with high degrees of latitude for independent action, provide leadership and overall direction to all Information Technology & Telecommunications (ITT) Project Managers and oversee the ITT governance process.
  • Oversee project and portfolio management of all projects ITT delivers for the entire agency; oversee quality control on system development.
  • Ensure all ITT projects have proper resources and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • Oversee ITT governance methodology that has been implemented at Parks, including relationship management between ITT and divisions to ensure our stakeholders understand technology and what is available.
  • Oversee resource management and development of metrics and reports for ITT.
  • Monitor timelines and ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with timeframes, budget and goals.
  • Identify roles, skills and knowledge required for each team. Ensure staff has the resources and training needed to support work initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain a productive working relationship with program sponsors, vendors and key clients. Evaluate client satisfaction levels.
  • Coordinate all activities of ITT governance committees and closely work with ITT managers for coordination of governance documents.
  • Oversee the development of project plans, status reporting, change and risk management and project stability to ensure timely delivery, budget and established time frames. Create and update project management templates based on industry standards.
  • Participate in the establishment and implementation of project management processes and methodologies for software development and enhancements.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and divisional expectations; maintain open and active communications with various internal/external organizations.
  • Coordinate with Application Development to assist with monitoring of resource allocation. Assist with and/or conduct business analysis and testing.
  • Coordinate the selection of project management tools and related technology.
  • Assist drafting of capital funding requests and other budget and procurement documents in conjunction with ITT procurement.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering, human computer interaction, interactive media, digital and graphics design, data visualization, communication or a related field, and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the areas(s) required by the position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or,
  2. An associate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering, human computer interaction, interactive media, digital and graphics design, data visualization, communication or a related field, and six years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the areas required by the position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or,
  3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, and eight years of satisfactory full-time experience related to the area(s) required by the position and a specialization in a relevant technology, process, methodology and/or domain; or,
  4. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above.

 

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  1. A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in managing large scale projects using the software development lifecycle.
  2. At least 2-3 years of experience with managing projects using Agile Methodologies.
  3. At least 2-3 years of experience managing a team of project managers.
  4. Experience implementing and running a project management office for 2-3 years.
  5. Demonstrated background in software design, development and database management.
  6. Understanding of web design, usability standards, web technologies and their practical application.
  7. Familiarity with technologies such as GIS and spatial data to build interactive web-based maps, Salesforce, MS Dynamics, or other low code/code platforms.
  8. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  9. Excellent writing, analytical, organizational, communication and time management skills.

 

 

Salary: $110,000 - $115,000 plus excellent benefits

Work location: Arsenal West, Manhattan

 

Apply by 11/05/2021

 

Please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

 

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

 

References will be required upon request.

Related Jobs

Data Analytics Specialist - NYC Parks
New York, NY - Posted 3 weeks ago
Senior Data Scientist - Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA - Posted 1 month ago
View more open tech jobs in New York, NY
Be the first to see new Director of IT Project Management jobs

Save this search to get an email when new jobs match this search.

Create Email Alert