Job Description :

Job Title: Program Manager 

Location: Hartford,CT

Duration: 24 Months


Hybrid Role

.Specific Services Required

  • Initiate and set goals for program according to the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Oversee the projects within the program from start to completion involving managing deadlines, milestones and processes.
  • Work with stakeholders to improve agency’s use of data.
  • Leverage best practices in modern technology, data governance and decision making
  • Work with leadership to develop of overall program goals and outcomes.
  • Work with non-technical senior leaders within and outside agency to communicate and align technical, program, policy, and political priorities.
  • Create program roadmap.
  • Define Success Metrics for program efforts and track compliance.
  • Manage overall program budget and expenditures.
  • Establish governance model, policies and procedures to manage the program.
  • Conduct project assessments and identifies roles and positions needed.
  • Serve as escalation path for project managers.
  • Accountable for project managers performing project initiation, planning and execution
  • Comply with DPH policies and procedures.
  • Resolve deviations from the estimated schedule.
  • Review the monthly project status, acting on issues, actions and recommendation set forth in the Weekly Status Reports.
  • Attend, in person, critical meetings as determined by DPH. A schedule, as well as a regular time and format for these meetings, will be established.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Program and project management experience.
  • Experience with data science & analytics workflows and/or data engineering.
  • Experience working with large-scale data-oriented teams.
  • Highly structured, a systematic thinker with self-sufficient analytical and quantitative skills to break down and sequence complex problems into a pragmatic, robust execution plan.
  • Manage initiatives, and collaboration with cross-functional partners to ensure awareness, agreement, alignment, and commitment for the Data Modernization.
  • Understand modern technical concepts (cloud, API’s, etc) and have experience leading implementation across multiple software paradigms.
  • Ability to inspire teams to overcome challenges, solve problems, and remove obstacles to improve project outcomes.
  • Experience leading technology projects and cultural change in complex bureaucracies .
  • Familiarity with Public Health Data Systems.
  • Experience build coalitions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to oversee a large and complex portfolio of technology projects.
  • Strategic planning experience.
  • Ability to unblock obstacles and drive teams to delivery.

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