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Program Management Lead

Posted 12 days ago

Terrific long term contract opportunity in Getzville, New York for a Program Management Lead. Will provide advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Support planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Apply in-depth understanding of how areas collectively integrate within the subfunction as well as coordinate and contribute to the objectives of the entire function; and, requires basic commercial awareness.
  • Assess creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Oversee program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents.
  • Ensure all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
  • Work with Program Sponsor to ensure business case cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
  • Ensure all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
  • Monitor program commitment from those assigning resources.
  • Escalate program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
  • Create the program risk management plan.
  • Work with procurement team to create, administer, track, and eventually close program contracts.
  • Make recommendations for training and development needs for assigned personnel.
  • Evaluate subordinates' performance and make recommendations for pay increases, promotions, terminations, and other personnel actions.
  • Direct area supported through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management. Accountable for resource planning.
  • Ensure essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
 
Qualifications:
  • 6 to 10 years of experience.
  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially a Master’s degree.
  • Experience in JIRA.
  • Certified Scrum Master or equivalent certification is preferred.
 
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