IV&V & Information Technology Manager

Grant Thornton - Sacramento, California
8/28/2017 12:19:06 PM
038287




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

Our West region State and Local government team, headquartered in Sacramento, CA is embarking on an ambitious growth plan and seeking talented professionals for our Advisory practice. Our Advisory practice provides strategy and planning support to our clients, and assists them in the management, oversight and assessment of large scale technology-enabled change projects. The ideal candidates will have significant consulting experience (Big 5 experience preferred), including the full planning, acquisition and implementation lifecycle for large, complex Information Technology projects. Public Sector experience is preferred. Hands-on technical implementation experience is highly valued, as is experience with project management, organizational change management and Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V)/oversight. Candidates must have experience with business development, including participation in pre-sales capture work and the development of proposals. We are particularly interested in ambitious, entrepreneurial individuals with a drive to win new business and to build a thriving, high-profile consulting practice serving government’s largest and most complex problems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

This highly demanding and rewarding role entails balancing three primary areas of responsibility – client engagement management, business development and team/practice development. Specific responsibilities include:
Perform engagement management including responsibilities for:
Team performance reviews
Task delegation
Project scheduling
Project financials
Project deliverables
Quality review and
Client management
Build new business by meeting or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work by leading the entire sales cycle:
Opportunity identification
Capture on opportunities
Proposal development
Orals Presentation
Management and development of team members, participation at Events and Conferences, and development of sales, training and methodology collateral.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related engineering field
Certifications in one or more of the following:
Project Management (PMP)
Business Analysis (CBAP)
Change Management (PROSCI Adkar)
Agile (CSM and SaFE)

Technical Skills:
Candidates must have proficiency in at least three of the following areas with a minimum 5 years of experience in each area.
IT Audit / Independent Verification and Validation ( IV&V) / Independent Project Oversight
System Integration
Organizational Change Management
Public sector procurement
Agile Project Management
Data warehousing, Analytics and Business Intelligence
Cyber Security
IT strategy

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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Requisition ID: 038287

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, California






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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