Randstad Sr. IT Program Manager in Secaucus, New Jersey
Sr. IT Program Manager
salary:$110,000 - $130,000 per year
date posted:Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Senior IT Program Manager
In this position, the IT Program Manager will be responsible for leading the management and execution of IT Projects and Programs throughout the product lifecycle, driving requirements, architecture, design and development activities, as well as testing and implementation. The Program Manager ensures that cross-project work efforts, dependencies, and project objectives are achieved on time and within budget. Responsibilities also include aiding in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts.
Responsibilities And Essential Functions
Directs and leads the delivery of highly complex IT applications and systems, which includes leadership of multiple dependent projects across multiple functional areas and technology platforms.
Develops program-level vision, strategy, approach, and implementation plans required to achieve necessary business outcomes.
Responsible for developing detailed project charters and plans, specifying goals, objectives, strategy, scope, budget, scheduling, risk mitigation strategies, contingency plans, approach, requirements, deliverables, timelines, work breakdown structures, use case, test case, and training needs, as necessary for all project assignments.
Create strategies for risk mitigation, and form necessary contingency plans for each project.
Work closely with business partners to successfully translate project and program specifications into program deliverables
Lead meetings with technical teams to participate in design and development tasks discussions.
Accountable for adherence to established delivery standards and industry best practices to insure successful project delivery leads to the overall program goals being achieve
Supply clear and accurate progress reporting to the manager on time.
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
Good understanding software development life cycle
Good understanding with agile development methodologies (e.g. SCRUM)
Good understanding of Program Management procedure and processes
Good understanding on the Networking and Microsoft AD, DNS, DHCP etc.
Strong Cross-functional team management, strong interpersonal skills and adaptive communication style
Strong Project Management skills in developing schedules and tracking to milestones and deliverables
Experience with project planning systems and tools (ex.MS Project, JIRA).
Has SAP knowledge or experience is a preferred
Good understanding of system software interactions and ability to apply this knowledge to resolve technical issues
Ability to view situations objectively from different perspectives
Ability to frame situations and make/drive decisions
Ability to resolve Complex problems, drive for results, innovate, think and lead strategically
Excellent communication, social, commercial, negotiations skills
Excellent knowledge of English; both oral and written skills, and excellent presentation skill.
- BS in Computer Science or Information Systems. PMP or MBA Preferred
10+ years of Program Management in multiple IT projects is required
4+ years of Program Management in the software development project