Program Manager

Location United States of America
Discipline: Project Mgmt/Business Analyst
Job type: Contract
Salary: $75 to $80
Contact email: rgarcia@brightmetro.com
Job ref: 717503
Published: about 1 month ago
About the Company:
Global consumer products company with over 30,000 employees. 
 
About the role:
$80 W2 or $90 C2C
100% remote for now, but Q1 may be asked to come into Queens office 1-2 times per month.
 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Must possess strong communication skills to interact effectively with various stakeholders such as customers, sponsors, senior management, project managers, project team members, vendors, suppliers, and other program stakeholders
  • Ability to work with the wide range of individuals involved in program management to help them successfully complete their work and also to integrate the components deliverables into the program’s end product, service and results with benefits
  • Identification of stakeholders, getting an understanding of their needs and expectations, developing a stakeholder engagement strategy to support these stakeholders so that the stakeholder’s expectations can be aligned with the program objectives and ultimately improve the overall acceptance of the program objectives
  • Required to have a broad view of program objectives
  • Ensure program goals and objectives are and remain aligned to the overall strategic objectives of the organization
  • Set up the program and then managing it ensuring that it is performing according to the plan
  • Program management throughout the program life cycle by planning the overall program and monitoring the progress on a daily basis
  • Define the program governance (controls) and then management and oversight of the program’s interactions with the program governance function
  • Familiarity with organizational cultures and their processes
  • Familiarity with project and program management methodology and techniques(Agile and Waterfall)
  • Manage communication across all stakeholders 
  • Manage the program’s budget
  • Manage risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
  • Coordinate the projects and their interdependencies
  • Manage and utilize resources across projects
  • Align the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s outcome along with business change manager and 
  • Manage all program documentation
  • Ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems or issues, systematically and effectively during the course of the program, such as optimizing and sharing resources across the program for obtaining benefits overseeing requirements and configuration management across components
Qualifications
  • 5+ years program and project management experience, ideally in Information Technology, Cloud (Azure) projects.
  • Proven track record of success in driving complex, multi-stakeholder and cross-functional projects with tight deadlines and business critical deliverables associated with a program. 
  • Exceptional planning, organization, and time-management skills. Experienced across program/project management tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to synthesize key information quickly and concisely.
  • Works efficiently and creatively, anticipates and meets deadlines, is reliable and accountable.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications – Teams, Microsoft 365, SharePoint, etc.
  • Ability to develop positive working relationship across functions and levels; collaborative and a team player.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Preferably PgMP or PMP qualifications.