Program Manager in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Program Manager will have the following responsibilities:
* Administers all aspects of System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Project Delivery Process for strategic projects and programs that ranges in scope, team size, complexity and budgets of $1M or more.
* Oversees the activities of cross functional and project teams within assigned areas to ensure delivery of solutions are on time and within budget.
* Ensures the business needs are understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.
* Uses Project & Portfolio Management Tool (PPM) to build detailed, effort-driven project schedules.
* Responsible for providing and maintaining accurate and timely project/program information in all project/program plans, communications, status reporting, collaboration sites and presentations.
* Responsible for effective project/program kick-off, which includes identifying program stakeholders, defining and clarifying roles and responsibilities.
* Works with account team leadership to develop a budget and help prioritize planned and unplanned development and maintenance project engagements.
* Works with stakeholders across the organization to review, validate and rationalize information.
* Ensures all development and maintenance projects/programs are in accordance with IT strategy, and Project Management Office (PMO) delivery standards.
* Presents potential opportunities to improve productivity, time-to-market, solutions quality, and cost effectiveness.
* Provides portfolio-level reporting, metrics and support to IT account team and other stakeholders/customers.
* Documents and escalates issues, potential risks, and proposed decisions to IT leaders or other stakeholders as necessary.
o Ensures project/program documentation is completed in collaboration with PMO e.g., project initiation documentation, budget, project plan, and resource plan.

Qualifications:
* PMP certification or industry experience in running projects/programs per PMI standards.
* 10 or more years of experience managing large cross functional IT projects as a Project Manager (PM).
* 7 years leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle: planning, analysis, design, build, test, and deployment.
* Minimum of 7 years of experience in the administration/quality management of IT projects and service delivery in: Client Server, Networking, LAN/WAN infrastructure or Web technologies and architecture.
* Experience working within a team environment, administer multiple projects, and adapt to frequent change.
* Expert problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other teams to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions.
* Expert background in project delivery best practices.
* Expert-level interpersonal, relationship building, and customer service orientation.
* Expert-level ability to communicate (oral and written) at all levels of the organization.
* Significant experience in working with onshore/offshore teams.
* Agile project experience.
* Proficient in PPM tools such as ServiceNow and Microsoft office suite, with advanced to expert PowerPoint/Excel skills.
* Bachelor's degree in computer science or business administration, or equivalent related experience.

Job Requirements

program management, data, security