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Program Manager SFPA Systems- 90293430 - Washington

Washington, DC 20004

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:The Program Manager for Stations, Facilities Properties and Accessibility (SFPA) Systems is an exciting opportunity within the SFPA and Corporate Planning (CP) Information Technology (IT) Systems Service Organization. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of SFPA Systems and is responsible for providing Program Management oversight and delivery to multiple IT projects and portfolios, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Passenger Information Display Systems (PIDS) Program and additional programs within the SFPA Stations and Facilities Portfolio. This Program Manager will also be responsible for establishing and implementing internal processes and procedures for project compliance related to Stations Facilities Technology Standards, including ADA compliance for respective station technologies. The Program Manager must have extensive experience in delivering various technologies, such as network infrastructure, audio/visual display systems, or video surveillance on large scale capital construction projects. The ideal candidate has knowledge of the application of ADA regulations for signage.

Coordinate multiple project teams, vendors and assets to ensure timely and cost-effective sequencing and execution of critical path milestones across several inter-dependent projects.
Establish Program Governance and Controls structures to enable effective escalation and decision-making processes.
Cultivate collaborative partnership among stakeholders to enable scoping, financial and resource decisions
Identify, document and elevate cross-organizational and vendor-driven dependencies, and work with executives and peers across the organization to develop and implement appropriate dependency management processes
Identify and manage assessment of major changes to scope, schedule and budget through the appropriate Program and Enterprise governance approval mechanisms
Mentor and coach junior level Project Management staff and matrixed team members, and provide guidance on adherence to the Project Management practices.
Work with senior leaders to contribute relevant data to support annual planning activities and sequence new working through the appropriate controls mechanisms
Ensure that program financial performance and forecasting information is available and reportable for senior executives and government regulators
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program execution and work across organization to establish and monito mitigation plans
Develop and maintain required program management artifacts and ensure that all projects have appropriate project management artifacts and processes in accordance with Amtrak Project Management standards and applicable regulations
Identify efficiencies and present recommended improvement opportunities at various levels of management.
Build strong relationships within Amtrak to understand the business challenges and opportunities.
Cultivate partnership among executive leaders and portfolio stakeholders by establishing program governance structures such as steering committees, change control boards, program risk and quality management processes.
Direct and supervise assigned project management, technical and operational resources to conduct detailed level planning overall program schedule and its milestone activities in accordance with the established scope, budget and schedule constraints, and in alignment with mission and the goals of Amtrak
Identify, manage and mitigate inter-project and cross-organizational dependencies and risks by developing and implementing long-term goals and objectives and facilitating appropriate executive escalation and decision support processes.
Develop, track and forecast annual budgets and operating plans to support the program
Provide performance reports and other relevant analytics on the program stakeholders
Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
Ensure program adherence to the Amtrak Program Management methods and governance standards

Strong project and program management skills
Superb communication and stakeholder management skills with focus on collaboration, team building, and customer service
Effectiveness working diplomatically across teams with varying objectives.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project),
Bachelors degree with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience, or any combination of relevant education and experience
PMP certification
Must have work authorization in the United States.

Graduate degree
Transportation industry background
PgMP certification

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:60001
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Information Technology|| Information Technology



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-07-09 Expires: 2021-08-08

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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