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IT Program Manager

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $69.26 - $74.26 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Position: IT Program Manager
Location: Irving, TX
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Track and manage the program roadmaps/schedules for upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Responsible for managing/building the business relationships for respective programs.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, other IT business units as well as vendors within the assigned programs to ensure proper project documentation and resource utilization across programs.
  • Maintain strong customer focus while coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders, vendors, and IT resources in the implementation of key projects using effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Manage programs and or multiple concurrent projects which are not necessarily related or interdependent.
  • Provide leadership to project managers, fosters a positive team environment, and provides direction in ambiguous situations.
  • Utilize negotiation skills to influence and creatively achieve successful outcomes around scope, schedule, budget, issues/risks, and resources for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactively exercises initiative in identifying, tracking, and removing impediments to program success. Approach risk identification and mitigation, accordingly, including establishing contingency plans and initiating corrective action.
  • Understand how individual projects affect the program/portfolio and exercises judgment in raising issues and risks to the program/portfolio level.
  • Arbitrate and resolve conflicts within the program when necessary.
  • Understand appropriate paths and methods for escalation.
  • Managing the program’s budget.
  • Focus on reducing recurrence issues caused by Oracle ERP Batch and online transactions.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • 10 years of experience in Project Management and Quality Management.
  • Strong practical experience in Project Management, which was gained through managing large and complex projects.
  • Strong grasp of project management principles.
  • Proficiency with Jira, SharePoint, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, and Project Management software (e.g.: Smartsheets, MS Project, ServiceNow PPM, etc.).
  • Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques.
  • Good understanding of the wider objectives of the program.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in program management.
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
  • Ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, graphics, and other relevant software.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and other associates.

Even better if you have:
  • PMP certification.