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IT Strategic Portfolio Manager Senior 50522 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 50522

Position Description:

  • The IT Strategy and Communications team is responsible for facilitating Communications, Governance, Metrics and Strategy development for the PDO IT organizations. 
  • We work with IT leadership on a variety of key projects to develop and improve the PDO organization. 

As a member on the team, you will: 

  • Facilitate and provide communications support to the PDO organization. 
  • Identify communication objectives, messages, audiences, communication channels and success metrics. 
  • Collaborate with peers and teams globally to align communications. 
  • Perform audits and data analysis to verify/validate solution or business process quality. 
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences including Executive Management. 
  • The position will also provide opportunity to lead PDO activities, including:
  •  Gathering and leading business requirements analysis as well as taking the lead on identifying potential solution alternatives and validating solution options. 
  • Leading special projects that require in-depth understanding of process, data, and integration of systems. 
  • Performing detailed analysis and metrics as required and proposing enhancements to processes and tools.

Skills Required:

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, including being an effective writer and presenter, with ability to convey information creatively and graphically.
  •  Strong Sharepoint and Digital Worker skills. 
  • Strong MS Excel skills and working with complex reports, pivot tables. 
  • Strong problem solving and technical analysis skills. 
  • Strong business analysis skillset, with ability to quickly learn and understand complex business and technical requirements. 
  • Attention to detail and a strong desire to learn and make a difference. 
  • Ability to take the lead on identifying potential solution alternatives and validating solution options. 
  • Strong commitment to quality. 
  • Must be able to properly handle confidential data and maintain confidentiality. 
  • Self-starter who can work in ambiguous situations and drive to a solution.

Experience Preferred:

  • Working knowledge or experience in other job families is strongly suggested. 
  • These include, but are not limited to Business Analysis and Project Management. 
  • Experience in process development, strategy and predictive analysis. 
  • Project Management. 
  • Operational implementation. 
  • This position will provide a high-level view of how IT and PDOs function, particularly the strategy, metrics and communications activity. 
  • You will have the opportunity to develop strong functional business knowledge of the Business office tools and processes. 
  • An enthusiastic candidate will be able to help evolve organizational processes.
  • It is also an opportunity to develop contacts with other employees that have a wide depth and breadth of experience at the Company. 

Education Required:

  • Bachelors

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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