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DATE ADDED: Wed 02/10/2019

Program Manager

Jacksonville, FL, US
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COMPANY: ROBERT HALF TECHNOLOGY

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Robert Half IT Search is currently working with a growing client looking to add a Program Manager to their PMO team. This role is completely remote and will require travel. The company is always on the cutting edge of technology and works with some of the most recognizable names in their respective industries.

For immediate consideration for this Program Manager position, or other similar positions in the Jacksonville area, please email an updated resume to #removed#

Scope:

The Program Manager will provide strategic guidance to teams and project managers in way that promote the company-s vision and culture.


The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics. The Program Manager must have practical experience of having been a project manager for large and complex initiatives.


Essential Functions

* Formulating, organizing and monitoring inter-connected projects;

* Coordinating cross-project activities;

* Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization;

* Expanding program offering and enhancing the quality of existing programs;

* Understanding how different projects interlink and overlap;

* Liaising with the marketing and sales team to increase awareness of programs;

* Gathering feedback and presenting insights;

* Reporting on program performance to executive team and directors;

* Identifying opportunities for continual improvement;

* Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities;

* Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved;

* Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services;

* Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle;

* Demonstrate a high level of critical thinking; make sound and timely decisions under conditions of ambiguity and uncertainty;

* Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities;

* Apply change, risk and resource management;

* Daily program management throughout the program life cycle;

* Managing and utilizing resources across projects; and

* Perform with a strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines.


What we are looking for:

* Proven experience as a Program Manager or PMO Manager;

* Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods;

* Knowledge and application of industry standard project management principles and methodologies delivered using various systems development life cycles;

* Strong familiarity with project management software and Microsoft Office, proficiency in Microsoft Project preferred;

* Ability to define, manage, and exceed business customer expectations;

* Can operate at the macro level, driving large teams with multiple stakeholders but also has the ability to individually contribute to work products when required;

* Ability to build consensus amongst project team members and key stakeholders;

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with executives, managers, and subject matter experts

* BA/BS degree in Business, Computer Science or related field is preferred;

* 5+years direct work experience in a program management capacity;

* PMP Certification helpful but not required; and

* Demonstrated experience with various SDLC methodologies required.- Excellent problem-solving skills


- Ability to meet deadlines


- Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues


- If you can demonstrate that you are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies, this position is for you


- Proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools is required for success at this position


- We are particularly looking for candidates with a Project Management (PMP) certification


- Can work independently with minimal supervision


- If you're looking for job openings and have experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs, you might be a good fit for this position.


- Minimum of 3 years of relevant Project Management experience


- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)


- Prior success in project management, supervisory leadership, and operational management


- Solid understanding of Microsoft Project


- Deep understanding of cross functional project management


- Expertise in PMO (project management office)


- You will be among the top applicants if you are flexible and focused


- Flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments
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