American Red Cross Senior Director, Humanitairan IT Doctrine, Preparedness and Readiness in Statewide, United States
Directs large highly complex projects within Information Technology. Manages multiple projects and multiple project management specialists simultaneously. Responsible for managing all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects.
Responsibilities: 1. Direct lower level project managers and other staff assigned to the project. 2. Direct assembly of project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules and determine and acquire resources needed. 3. Review estimates and ensure project conforms to organization's objectives, milestones, and budget. Review project status reports and present to senior leadership. 4. Manage internal relationships for a team of consultants, developers, engineers, analysts, and related professionals. Manage external vendor selection and relationships. 5. Typically has other unit-specific duties within the scope of the job.
Education: 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experienceDiscipline/Major Information Technology, Computer Science, Business
Administration, or related field
Professional Certifications/Licenses Project Management certificate may be required or
Experience: Minimum 10 to 15 years required
Management Experience: Minimum 7 to 10 years of staff management required
Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.
Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.
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