Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner (Hybrid) at Resultant | Powderkeg

Company Description

We are a passionate team of 300+ engineers, mathematicians, data analysts, project managers, and business consultants. But more importantly, we are active listeners, deep thinkers, and courageous problem solvers.

The Resultant team purposefully comes together to produce a positive outcome. Our name symbolizes our commitment to empathy and collaboration--of not just delivering our clients with the best solutions, but to deeply listening to them, understanding their needs, and learning from each other in the process. The force of Resultant comes from the combined knowledge, passion, and innovation of our team and partners.

Together, we partner with clients in the public and private sectors to help them overcome their most complex challenges, empowering our clients to drive meaningful change in their organizations and communities. In everything you do, you'll help your clients, colleagues, and communities thrive.

Resultant was founded as KSM Consulting in 2008.

Job Description

**This role requires travel to the Lansing, MI office 2 days per week. **

The Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner acts in a senior, independent quality review capacity to assess, facilitate and verify quality standards are achieved within multiple projects in a portfolio in accordance with Client internal guidelines and best practices. The Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner works with individual Project Managers in creating a consistent and accurate status for the portfolio of projects and to promote the timely identification and handling of risks, issues, corrective action plans and change requests. The Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner provides guidance and counseling to Project Managers and collaborates with the Project Managers to ensure project success.

The Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner will conduct Project Assurance Reviews throughout a project's System Development Life Cycle to evaluate if processes and deliverables fulfill the requirements for quality, to uncover errors or deficiencies in processes and deliverables, and to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement. The portfolio contains a diverse set of projects including both applications and infrastructure. Projects range from small tactical projects (2-4 staff) to large-scale modernization programs (100+ staff).

The Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner will also routinely collaborate with Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) to:

  • Refine Project Management Methodologies

  • Refine Process and Product Quality Assurance (PPQA) Methodologies

  • Conduct special projects withing the scope of IT Investment Management


Some of the qualifications and skills we are expecting include the following:

  • Extensive Information Technology project management experience (10+ years).

  • Strong understanding of varied software development methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile) and project management tools (e.g., MS Project)

  • Strong analytical skills and experience with conducting and/or managing IT Project Quality Assurance programs.

  • Conducting and documenting Project Assurance reviews for individual projects.

  • Conducting portfolio risk analysis to determine risks across all projects in the portfolio.

  • Experience in design, monitoring, and analysis of performance metrics for Portfolio quality improvement initiatives.

  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal communication skills necessary. Project Assurance Partner works with Project Managers, stakeholders, Portfolio Manager, and other Client Executives to ensure project governance process operates effectively and to ensure overall project success (i.e., expected benefits are achieved).

  • Strong leadership and team building skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner.

  • Provides guidance and subject matter expertise to project teams on Project Assurance methodologies and processes.

  • Develop, enhance, and update Project Assurance methodologies and training programs, and conduct Project Assurance training for Project Managers and Assurance Partners.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • Experience with Project Portfolio Management software is desirable (e.g., Clarity)

  • BS/BA degree in Information Technology related field.

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.

Additional Information

**What you should know about Resultant: **

  • Rezzers are humble, hungry, and smart. We solve big problems, serve lots of clients, and are entirely committed to delivering transformative outcomes.
  • Rezzers are team players, deeply dedicated to the mission of the organization and to helping everyone around us be successful.
  • Resultant compensates well, rewarding performance that delivers positive outcomes for our clients and ensuring incentives are aligned to achieve our goals.
  • Resultant leaders work hard, serving as a shining example of what it means to be a great Rezzer. They are servant leaders, helping their team to be successful in all possible ways.
  • We have a great benefits package including unlimited vacation, significant 401k contributions, and several opportunities to develop yourself.
  • We pride ourselves in having the best talent in the industry and hope that you're up for the challenge!

What our team members say about us …

  • "I love our true empathy and concern for our clients, it's very rare and appreciated. It is a pleasure to be a part of an organization like Resultant."
  • "I learn something new every single day, and I feel like I'm a part of building an organization that has legs. I appreciate that I'm consistently humbled by the talent and caliber of our team."
  • "The culture of the company is amazing, and the climate of my team is great. The benefits that employees are offered are better than competitors, and the one-on-one presence that my team lead gives is extremely beneficial to me."

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Portfolio/Project Assurance Partner (Hybrid)
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