Program Manager

Irvine, CA | Contract

Post Date: 09/14/2017 Job ID: 47055 Industry: Program Manager

Program Manager 
Aliso Viejo, CA
 
Job Responsibilities:

The Program Manager will be responsible for the execution of highly complex programs that consist of multiple projects. The Program Manager develops program strategy, business cases, high-level project plans, and milestones to manage program activities. This includes accountability for the success of the program through ensuring the sub-projects complete on time, within scope, within budget, meets business requirements, and to business satisfaction. In addition, the Program Manager is responsible for meeting key performance objectives, managing issues to resolution, risk management, managing program scope changes effectively, and ensuring that the work completed adheres to all company and department standards and processes. The program manager communicates program status, strategy, and changes with key stakeholders (IT leadership, business leadership, IT consults, etc.).   Partner with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.   The Program Manager helps develop best practice project and program management methodologies and processes.


Qualifications:
- Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position
- Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
- Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
- Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent problem-solving ability
- Ability to work with people both domestically and off-shore
- Strongly preferred knowledge of payments industry, mobile commerce, software development practices (i.e. tools such as Jira, Scrum/Agile development methodology)
- Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous programs
 
 
Requirements:
- BS/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MS/MA is a plus
- PMI certification preferred
-Minimum of ten (10) years experience in Information Technology
- Minimum of five (5) years of project or program management experience 
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in leadership or management
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