Employer
City of Sunnyvale
Job Category
Work Schedule
Full-time
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a driven, tech-savvy, service-oriented leader to manage the Information Technology Department’s Project Management Office (PMO) Division. This Division focuses on project delivery, portfolio and project management, business process redesign, Request for Proposals (RFPs), requirements definition, and analysis. The ideal candidate will be assertive, have a strong passion for driving adoption of standardized project methodology, customer service, execution of strategic initiatives and operational enhancements. As an Information Technology Manager, you will be joining a highly service-oriented team of technical professionals and leadership team who are passionate about our customers, community, and technical solutions.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience implementing or establishing a Project Management Office (PMO) or set of project management standards across an organization.
  • Experience with PMI-based Project Management, Portfolio Management and Program Management Methodologies; PMP, PgMP and/or PfMP certified a plus.
  • The ability to build consensus and help other departments uphold the standards and priorities of the PMO.
  • Work experience with implementing major, complex systems or business process changes.
  • Work experience coaching and mentoring staff and establishing staff performance goals and improvement plans.
  • Work with various levels of customers to provide guidance on defining requirements and establishing project scope.
  • Experience utilizing Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools to provide oversight and management of all IT projects across an organization.
  • Knowledge and experience with change management and how to help clients and support teams transition from projects to operations.
  • Knowledge of LEAN Business Process Re-Engineering, Kaizen or SixSigma principles
  • Experience with establishing performance-based metrics and KPIs.

 For the Information Technology Manager, PMO the City of Sunnyvale:   

  • contributes 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members.
  • contributes 2% of an employee's gross pay to a deferred compensation plan, and
  • provides fully employer-paid medical, dental, and vision benefits.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package, please refer to the City website for current details on employee benefits. A complete application packet will consist of a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The final filing date is February 13, 2024, at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS. or click here to apply https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sunnyvale/jobs/4349464/information-technology-manager-project-management-office