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Senior Technical Program Manager

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

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Jersey City, New Jersey for a Senior Technical Program Manager. Will be responsible for creating a multi-year technology roadmap to meet a target state architecture that is being defined. Once the roadmap is approved, this role will provide program support during the execution phases.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop a technology roadmap that will define the projects, inter-dependencies and phasing to meet the Wholesale Loans target state architecture.
  • Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Builds relationships with business, operations and technology stakeholders.
  • Leads the facilitation, coordination, and arbitration of cross-functional topics within/across programs.
  • Leads the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established programs of work.
  • Works with stakeholders to ensure program scope definition meets business objectives.
  • Drives adherence to program processes, procedures, methods, and standards for program delivery and leverage across the program.
  • Directs the communication of status, issue, and risk disposition to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
  • Directs the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Ensures creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Ensure team adheres to departmental and Project Office policies and procedures.
  • Implement additional governance around strategic programs, maintain scorecards and track critical business milestones
  • Responsible for reporting – Gantt / burn charts, financial budget, milestones and associated KPIs periodically.
  • Liaise with a range of teams including a Central Business Office, project leads, and senior business stakeholders.
  • Self-initiate work productively when unsupervised and multitask across multiple concurrent projects.
 
Qualifications:
  • 10+ years’ experience in a Senior Technical Program Management role.
  • Highly experienced in defining technical roadmaps for a complex and large set of business and foundational functions.
  • Strong experience in Agile methodology.
  • Proficient level of experience with managing projects, tasks, workflow and reporting.
  • Strong listening, presentation, communication, and influencing skills. Articulates with confidence to senior management.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; exhibits thought leadership and strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint skills.
  • Bachelor’s/University degree.
 
If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!