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Senior Program Manager
Ref No.: 17-03143
Location: Floram Park, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 100.00 - 140.00 /Hour
Global client is seeking a Senior Program Manager to execute key cloud migration projects. 

Role Purpose / Objective:

The purpose of the Senior Program Manager role  is oversee/manage/facilitate the successful execution of key global cloud migration projects (EMC Hybrid Cloud, Azure, AWS). The major areas of accountability for this role are:
  • Planning, managing and directing complex, cross-functional projects and/or programs consisting of one or more project teams
  • Ensuring on time project completion, within budget, and in alignment to planned project objectives and business outcomes for assigned projects
  • Monitoring project and provides direction to ensure that project managers and/or project team members achieve project goals.
  • Effectively facilitating communication and interaction between the functional representatives and stakeholders
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Ensure preparation, socialization, finalization of project/program timelines and plans, working with stakeholders in the organization.
  • Direct/coach the activities of project team members, work stream leads and project managers (for large programs) to ensure on time project completion
  • Monitor program/project scope and scope changes, ensuring that anticipated business benefits are realized.
  • Facilitate communication and interaction between the functional representatives and stakeholders within a project / program
  • Ensure integration across related projects in the portfolio through collaboration with other project/program leaders, other peers and other stakeholders.
  • Provide timely updates regarding status of programs/projects to leadership as well as to stakeholders in the wider organization
  • Adhere to all applicable policies within the organization including appropriate use of approved tools and methodologies.
  • Coordinate with Change Management team to ensure optimal employee adoption
  • Support communication efforts as needed to create/maintain awareness of the program/project benefits and status.
Required Experience / Skills / Abilities
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology or related field
  • Minimum of ten years of experience acting as program or project manager.
  • Minimum of three years acting as program manager.
  • Previous experience in cloud services (EMC Hybrid Cloud, AWS, Azure); technical service/software project management a must
  • Project/program management experience in a complex, global, matrixed environment
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders / functional owners and build consensus
  • Able to unify different perspectives and harness the power of strong personalities toward achievement of common goals
  • Able to communicate effectively across various levels within the organization
  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships with peers and project team members
  • PMP certification is a strong plus
  • Able to work effectively in fast paced environment, balancing shifting priorities
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
Third Party Applications Not Accepted