Director, Technical Program Management

at Black & Veatch in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Director, Technical Program Management

Date: Apr 5, 2024



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity’s biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103065

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work , Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.

The Opportunity

As the Director, Technical Program Management , you will be driving the organization through a technology transformation and positioning B&V as a tech forward leader in the EPC industry. You will drive developing the roadmap for the organization and identifying the necessary technology solutions and resources needed to ensure alignment with B&V’s goals and objectives. You will be managing high impact enterprise implementations and working collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization to operate efficiently. You will also be responsible for creating and defining the structure, processes, and methodologies for managing technical programs.

This role is hybrd, and will require 3 days onsite at a location closest to you and will require travel to our Kansas City HQ from time to time.

The Team

As part of BV Business Enablement , you will be part of the critical and forward-thinking group that enables our people, projects, and businesses to be as successful as possible by providing creative solutions. Functions in this group include CIO/Global Information Technology, Diode, ESH&S, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Risk Management, and Government Affairs and Real Estate and Building Services.

Key Responsibilities

+ Responsible for scoping and delivering enterprise-wide technical projects and programs across B&V.

+ Define, own, and drive a forward-thinking global TPM organization within B&V.

+ Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from start to release, and managing the production launch.

+ Coordinate implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions.

+ Expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams.

+ Work closely with the engineering and development team on delivering high-quality solutions, and provide guidance regarding architecture, design, and priorities.

+ Develop, own, and improve the mechanisms we use to track goals, status, and business metrics across teams. As part of the technical leadership team, you will drive cutting edge metrics gathering and reporting.

+ Coordinate cross-team programs that are existential to the broader B&V business.

+ Educate teams to identify key risks, provide guidance on how to communicate them, and ensure leadership has the right visibility.

+ This role will work closely with senior leaders across B&V and lead several strategic initiative.

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications

+ 7+ years of working directly with software engineering teams

+ 5+ years of technical product or program management experience; blended technical and business skills are especially valuable.

+ 3+ years of software development experience or the equivalent

+ Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes, and coordinating release schedules

+ All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations

Preferred Qualifications

+ 5+ years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience

+ Experience managing complex technology projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes, and coordinating release schedules.

+ Experience defining complex KPI’s/SLA’s used to drive multi-million dollar businesses and reporting to senior leadership

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment.

Salary Plan

ITS: Information Technology Service

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion

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Job Posting: JC258041274

Posted On: Apr 07, 2024

Updated On: May 02, 2024

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