IV&V Functional Lead

Grant Thornton - Sacramento, California
12/20/2017 11:43:14 AM
039134




Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Technology Solutions 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:
The IV&V Functional Lead will take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
The IV&V Functional Lead will assume management of functional workstreams within the Enterprise Portal Project including completing the system acquisition and managing the project through successful completion of statewide implementation.
Work as the Functional Lead for Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Contract for a large IT modernization project.
Perform as a team lead and provide day-to-day management of functional project deliverables and reports.
Provide client relationship management.
Engage with the client on their business functions, researching their processes and evaluating output requirements and formats.
Present IV&V Presentations to Project Steering Committee and Executive Leadership.
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.

Qualifications

Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant field.
PMP certification (preferred).
Prior experience with requirement analysis and documentation for Health and Human services projects.
Prior experience with California welfare systems like SAWS (preferred), CalWIN, C-IV, or LRS.
At least 2 years of experience within the last ten years working on a Complex IT Project(s).
Prior experience with California technology projects in the IV&V capacity.
At least 3-years of IV&V experience within the last ten (10) years on large and complex IT Project(s) as an IV&V functional lead.
At least 5 years’ experience creating requirements and analyzing new systems and subsystems.
At least 5 years’ experience running business requirements gathering and JAD sessions.
At least 2-years of project management experience within the last ten years of project management experience on complex IT project(s) that must meet requirements subject to IT industry standards including:
a.IEEE 1012-2004 Software Verification and Validation
b.IEEE 12207 Standard for Information Technology – Software Life Cycle Processes
c.IEEE 730-2002 Standard for Software Quality Assurance Plans
d.IEEE 830 Requirements Specifications
Experience with custom COTS based Systems development.
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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Requisition ID: 039134

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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