**Job Description :**
This job defines, plans and delivers complex programs that require cross-functional collaboration and management of interdependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget. Manages a group of internal exempt and/or matrixed employees and contractors that serve on the program(s) to deliver solutions for the business.
+ Work with business and technical organizations to drive out program strategy and approach.
+ Organize, plan, and maintain Program roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects.
+ Work with business and technical organizations to assemble project teams.
+ Lead Project Managers and Program team in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans for a defined program.
+ Work with Executive Sponsor and Business Owner of a Program, and other management as required, to achieve the Program objectives.
+ Acquire understanding of the business objectives for an assigned area."
+ Monitor, evaluate and report on Program status inclusive of scope, schedule, budget and alignment to Program and strategic goals.
+ Direct corrective action as needed to maintain the viability of the Program.
+ Develop and maintain positive customer relationships.
+ Deliver presentations of project status to effectively communicate throughout the project lifecycle.
+ Adhere to the Organization's project management methods, project lifecycle methodologies, and audit requirements.
+ Support and contribute to the improvement of project management methods and practices.
+ Other duties as assigned or requested.
+ High School Diploma or equivalent
+ 1 - 4 years in a Project Manager role for application development projects and/or in a Project Leadership role for same
+ Solid leadership skills
+ Solid organizational and planning skills
+ Experience with an industry standard software development lifecycle
+ Very good verbal and written communication skills
+ Strong interpersonal skills
+ Team building skills
**LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS**
+ Project Management Professional (PMP)
+ Experience with customer relationship management
+ Presentation skills
+ Negotiation skills
+ Experience with conflict resolution
+ Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning
**Language (Other than English)**
0% - 25%
**PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS**
Teaches/trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Does Not Apply
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
Does Not Apply
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