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IT Program Manager

Date Posted: 5/18/2020

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Job Description

Description: Responsible for providing direction to the IT Program & Project Management group. Provides strategic guidance or insight on one or more enterprise-wide business critical programs. Develops and implements IT project/program management best practices, processes, and policy to ensure alignment with enterprise-wide strategy and goals.
* Partners with multi-departmental leadership and other stakeholders to locate opportunities and prioritize projects according to relevant measurement criteria.
* Leads stakeholder discussions to align on program vision and strategy
* Works with executives and business unit leaders to develop roadmap for future programs and projects that will optimize technology, improve core processes and drive revenue
* Reviews high-level milestones for project plans tied to larger programs and prioritizes efforts to ensure alignment of resources, capital budgeting and reporting
* Provides guidance to executive sponsors
* Provides direction to project managers to ensure that all related projects are delivered within the defined scope, quality, time and cost requirements
* Coaches, mentors, motivates and oversees project teams
* Communicates program expectations to project teams and stakeholders
* Defines program success criteria and disseminates to involved parties throughout project life cycle
* Works with Finance to integrate cost baselines from multiple projects into overall program budget
* Refines project/program cost estimates, drafts and submits budget proposals and secures program funding
* Analyzes, prioritizes and consolidates project risks and assesses its potential impact to overall program
* Conducts periodic program health and value assessments with program sponsor
* Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path amongst multiple programs
* Identifies and resolves issues or conflicts within the programs and among project teams
* Estimates necessary resource needs (IT, non-IT or consultants) and plans accordingly
* Proactively manages changes in project scope; devises and implements contingency plans
* Assesses effectiveness of communication and interaction with stakeholder group
* Identifies and removes obstacles to change
* Applies governance to projects to ensure successful outcomes reflect program vision and objectives
* Conducts program post mortems and creates recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
* Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management for project managers

Skill/Experience/Education
* Requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise within own function and broad knowledge of other functions
* Provides advice within area of expertise and may contribute to development of organization functional strategy
* Regarded as technical expert within discipline
* Anticipates business and regulatory challenges
* Recommends improvements to product, process or service
* Leads complex or specialized projects
* Works within general functional policies and industry guidelines
* Impacts direction of program, project or services
* Solves unique problems with broad impact
* Develops creative solutions through conceptual and innovative thinking
* Communicates complex ideas across functions and levels
* Successfully persuades others to adopt a different point of view Typically requires 8+ years of related work experience
* Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consiste
Posted By: fmohammed@rothstaffing.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Contractor
  • Location:Houston, TX
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:5/18/2020
  • Contact: Farooq Mohammed (480) 966-0090
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2005-90354