Grant Thornton LLP IT Governance Program Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Technology Strategy & Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Provide technical direction and administrative management of contract activities. * Develop overall program plans, guidance and procedures necessary to adequately provide support required by diverse technical, administrative and program functions. * Review IT support requirements. * Determines the necessary skills and personnel resources. * Formulate policies and procedures necessary to achieve effective project planning and control, budget projections and quality assurance. * Meet with management, technical and operating personnel within client organizations to review requirements. * Present proposed action plans and to discuss and resolve technical, administrative and management problems and issues. * Evaluate proposed computer systems to determine technical feasibility, costs for development and functional adequacy. * Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management. * Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work. * Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities. * Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.

  • Must have minimum of 12 years total related experience including a minimum of five (5) years as a Program manager, and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or equivalent.
  • Experience in the performance of information management studies.
  • Demonstrated capability for managing a team of management analysts to perform CPIC, EA and FITARA functions.
  • Strong writing and presentation capabilities and skills.
  • Extensive experience in managing multi-tasks.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Coach and mentor junior staff members.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Title: IT Governance Program Manager

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 040381