Summary: A seasoned IT professional, providing advanced proficiency developing and applying expertise and leadership in two or more IT.
Responsible for the coordinated management of multiple related projects.
Manages Project Managers (who are responsible to the Program Manager for the execution of their project and its impact on the program) to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program.
Generally responsible for determining and coordinating the sharing of resources among their constituent projects to the overall benefit of the program.
Usually responsible for stakeholder management particularly stakeholders external to the organization.
Manage program change in accordance with the change management plan to control scope, quality, schedule, cost and contracts.
Address program issues by identifying and selecting a course of action by taking into account the program constraints and objectives in order to enable continued program progress.
Motivate the team using appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase commitment to the program objectives.
Execute program plans (quality, risk, communication, staffing, etc.) by using the tools identified in the planning phase and by auditing the results of their use in order to align the program outcomes with stakeholder expectations and standards.
Develop a high-level milestone plan using goals and objectives of the program, applicable historical information, and other available resources in order to align program with expectations of sponsors and stakeholders.
Establish alliances with other departments and organizations by recognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership and commitment to the program.
Capture program status and data by ensuring the population of the program management information system in order to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders. Obtain senior management approval for the program by presenting the program charter with its high-level costs and benefits for the organization in order to receive authorization to proceed to the next phases.
Develop, maintain, and/or enhance project templates and processes.
Support the Program Portfolio by reviewing and addressing resource conflicts and product delivery.
Position requires at least 7 years of direct experience and a BA/BS degree in IS or Business.