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Senior Technical Program Manager

  • Location: Jersey City, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

Grow your career as a Senior Technical Program Manager with an innovative global bank in Jersey City, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week.
  • Subject Matter Expert: PMO, portfolio management, program management, project management, SDLC tools & processes.
  • Execution: Apply the SME knowledge towards the company’s strategic goals to pursue & drive them to the closure.
  • Leadership: Lead PMOs, Program Managers and Projects Managers towards the standard tools & processes.
  • Influence: Engage stakeholders and guide them towards the respective goals completion.
  • Quality: Oversee efforts to improve the delivery quality. Ensure KPIs and status reporting is accurate.
  • Prioritization: Help prioritize during the various scope or resources or schedule situations.
  • Cooperation: Facilitate cross-organizational collaboration across various teams.
  • Flexibility: Encourage creative and innovation solution adoption.
  • Training: Mentor PMOs, Program Managers and Project Managers towards the required skills to help improve their performance.
  • Bachelor’s degree (in Science, Computers, Information Technology or Engineering).
  • 6 years of total experience in large IT organizations preferably in financial services industry.
  • 6+ years of experience as PMO or Program Manager in large IT organizations preferably in financial services industry.
  • Preferred Professional Certifications: PMI – Portfolio Management Professional, PMI – Program Management Professional, Agile – Scaled Agile Framework, any PMO related professional learning.
  • An expert in 3Ps – Portfolio, Program and Project Management along with PMO knowledge around setting up and guiding large teams on standard tools and processes around IT projects SDLC.
  • Through understanding of various SDLCs – Agile – Scrum & Kanban, Iterative, Waterfall.
  • Experience in using PPM (Project Portfolio Management) tools (e.g., Clarity PPM, company’s PTS), Agile delivery tools (e.g., JIRA) and collaborative tools (e.g., Confluence).
  • Good know-how of the technical & functional aspects of the tech projects delivery to work with the various Tech stakeholders at varied level during the SDLC.
  • Experience in global IT organization setup working across multiple functional areas and teams.
  • Excellent in managing & mitigating the risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions throughout the various stages of programs & projects.
  • Excellent in defining and tracking the business benefits getting delivered via. various tech projects’ deliverables.
  • Excellent understanding of budget management – programs & projects budget forecast, forecast versus actual tracking and relevant adjustments.
  • Excellent in defining and generating various KPIs/metrics, its measures and reporting.
  • Ability to perform vendor and contracts management related actions.
  • Prefer experience as strategy & communication expert in creating presentations for senior stakeholder consumption.
  • Prefer experience as MS Excel functionalities (Macros, VLOOKUPs, etc.) to traverse through various data/information and summarize it for better consumption and allowing it to take required decisions.
  • Prefer experience in the financial services industry - global IT team setup.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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