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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-02299
Location: White Plains, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 /Year
Program Manager
FT in White Plains NY
100-130k base + excellent benefits and retirement plans
 
Job Description:
The Program Manager position will organize and coordinate programs that translate product roadmaps into delivered solutions. The job entails providing strategic guidance to teams and project managers that lead to results. Successful candidates must be able comfortable working in a "matrix-type” structure with relatively little initial guidance. 
An ideal candidate will be an excellent leader and will have experience in managing staff of different disciplines and experience levels to produce results in a timely manner. They will also be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics. 
The goal of the job is to ensure that all programs deliver on objectives. 
The position requires a balance of strategic process thinking and "rolling up the sleeves” to resolve tactical issues. Candidates can challenge the status quo by demonstrating a willingness to re-invent current processes, and embrace change as a challenge. 
Ideal candidates possess the ability to make recommendations and inspire change across multiple levels of the organization – from individual engineers and program managers to business unit leaders. A "self-starter” approach to tackle a range of issues is essential.
  • Translates the product road maps and business requirements into inter-connected projects with defined resources, activities and timelines required to develop and deliver the solution
  • Monitor inter-connected projects, report status and intervene as necessary to keep projects on track
  • Align in-flight projects to programs, align to authorized Digital Utility work streams, obtain funding, and monitor associated budget(s)   
  • Coordinate cross-project activities
  • Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Apply proven change, risk and resource management practices
  • Assume responsibility for the program's people, contractors, and vendors
  • Assess program performance and make required adjustments to deliver results
  • Report progress to executive team
Required Skills:
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and work with diverse personality types
  • Superior presentation skills and ability to present ideas and material to partners in the organization
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level in collaborating with engineers and other IT technical specialists
  • Be results driven – hold team members accountable, keep team engaged and on task by working collaboratively in a servant/leader manner
  • Self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position and constructively resolve differences and build consensus among partners