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Senior IT Program Portfolio Manager

Company: Maverick Natural Resources, LLC
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Maverick Natural Resources is currently seeking an experienced and motivated IT Program Portfolio Manager to join their team. Reporting to the Senior IT Director, the IT Program Portfolio Manager is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships, including ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, risks, issue resolution, and progress reporting. The IT Program Portfolio Manager will also facilitate a cross-functional team to collect, organize, document, and communicate project related information such as scope, requirements, resources required and their necessary skills to work on the project. The ideal candidate has experience leading a team while executing multiple projects (software upgrades, M&A integrations, datacenter moves, etc.). Applications include: Enertia (ERP), ProCount, OneStream, ARIES, IHSE Suite (Petra, Kingdom, Harmony), Open Invoice, Concur, and many others. Knowledge of SQL, SSIS, SharePoint, upstream E&P industry apps is preferred.

  • Responsible for understanding the business, assisting in prioritization of technology projects, and aligning technology projects with business objectives.
  • Act as the IT liaison between IT and business units and a trusted advisor to the business units.
  • Engage with project and program leads from each business unit to implement joint strategic efforts.
  • Gatekeeper for the overall project portfolio-level intake process.
  • Responsible for identifying and defining the business needs of the business stakeholders and assist in identifying business priorities and advice on options.
  • Managing technology projects through full life cycle from project definition through implementation of project deliverables to closeout phases.
  • Monitors the health of all project and portfolio initiatives, interdependencies, risks and issues.
  • Evaluate the tools and process required for portfolio governance, managing requests, managing workflows, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed through project completion in a high-volume, fast changing environment
  • Evaluates resource needs and availability and manages allocated resource time
  • Overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of multiple projects.
  • Coordinate project change management activities to include release planning, business validation, end user training, and communication strategy.
  • Responsible for projects budget including planning, estimating, managing, and controlling costs
  • Lead the planning activities of the IT team, ensuring the IT portfolio is aligned with business goals and strategies and that priorities are balanced.
  • Hold project team members accountable to their deliverables and responsibilities on the project.
  • Facilitate functional and requirements gathering sessions and workshops with business and IT stakeholders.
  • Manage and review vendor tasks necessary for project completion and adjust project as necessary to meet changing requirements.
  • Prepare annual budget, maintain regular forecasts as needed and track expense variances.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT project management and IT solution implementation experience, with minimum of 4 years proven experience leading organizational level projects in lead role
  • Preferred: 2+ years' experience running portfolios of projects and maintaining balance in the portfolio against the organizations strategies
  • Preferred: 2+ years experience in providing governance and quality assurance to a portfolio of projects, ensuring the projects identify and implement risk mitigation approaches in order to deliver on their commitments
  • Preferred: 2+ years experience in reviewing project charters, schedules, resource and financial plans to ensure the overall portfolio meets its spend and benefit realization commitments
  • Preferred: 2+ years experience working within a Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Upstream oil & gas experience strongly preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and understanding of project management processes
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC methodology
  • Analytical ability and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders and functional areas providing interaction, facilitation, and communication in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Beneficial for this candidate to have a big data platform experience or understanding.
  • Professional certification in areas of expertise like PMI/PPI/Lean/Six Sigma a plusDisclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/DisabilityRequisition ID: 2022-1096 External Company Name: Maverick Natural Resources, LLC External Company URL: www.mavresources.com Street: 1111 BAGBY ST. SUITE 1600

Keywords: Maverick Natural Resources, LLC, Houston , Senior IT Program Portfolio Manager, Executive , Houston, Texas

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