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PMO Manager

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Job ID: 1926697
Location: RICHMOND, VA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


Position Summary

SAIC is seeking a PMO Manager to join our account team supporting a major state & local government customer. The PMO Manager is an experienced Project / Program Manager who will be a core member of the leadership team providing infrastructure services to a variety of geographically disperse customers. The PMO manager is accountable for the multi-vendor PMO and associated projects under management; key duties include:

  • Creation of the multi-customer Program Management Office including supporting processes, procedures, and organizational interfaces.
  • Working with customers to evaluate, define, and prioritize demand requests for resources and services
  • Provide leadership and guidance to project managers and supporting resources in support of PMO activities
  • Supporting Business Case development, financial analysis and benefits definitions for projects and programs
  • Integrating Project and Program lifecycle activities and processes with the broader infrastructure services provided including day-to-day options
  • Managing the overall Portfolio of Projects for to optimize overall project performance and minimize overall project risk
  • Manage a portfolio of resources to effective forecasting, allocation, and utilization on projects
  • Own, maintain, update, and improve the process(es) used to support project management lifecycle activities
  • Provide status reports, presentations and communications regarding the PMO, projects, and programs under management
  • Interface with IT Financial Management to cost, track, and conduct invoicing / chargeback activities
  • Manage and resolve issues relating to resource demands, priority conflicts, and scheduling across multiple vendors and customers using shared infrastructure and services.

The PMO Manager will serve as the key representative and spokesperson for the PMO and will be accountable for PMO strategy, capabilities, long range goals and objectives along with achievement of objectives for service performance, cost and schedule. The PMO Manager will be responsible for the maturity and optimization of the portfolio of projects across the environment. The PMO Manager will frequently interact directly with customers during project meetings, direct interactions, and through participation in IT Governance activities relating to the PMO. 


Required Education and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience successfully starting up and managing a dynamic, responsive PMO serving a variety of decentralized customers. 
  • Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; may consider a high school education with an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Strong skills with: MS Office products, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server, and Microsoft SharePoint
  • 10 years of project management experience for complex infrastructure projects
  • 7 years of PMO experience 
  • Must have experience with the management of multiple vendors, subcontractors including direct and indirect resources.
  • Must have demonstrated a track record of working toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated and  Virtually self-supervisory.
  •  Experience in full portfolio and program management is a must, with demonstrated accomplishment in the creation, management, and ongoing optimization of a PMO.

Desired Qualifications

  • ITIL certification preferred (Foundation or above)
  • Experience with ServiceNOW preferred
  • Experience with Oracle Primavera preferred
  • Experience with state & local government customers is a strong plus.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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