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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-00044
Location: Cranston, Rhode Island
Position Type:Contract
Type of Position: Contract           6 months +
We are in search of a
 strong, well experienced, Program Manager to work with technology and business line stakeholders to deliver a highly visible program that has both application and infrastructure deliverables with an aggressive timeline. Candidate need
to be someone who can take charge of a large, strategic program and successfully influence multiple stakeholders and teams to meet delivery dates with a quality solution. Preferably someone with experience delivering large projects at a financial institution.

 
Responsible for the strategic / operational oversight of projects within any functional business group, including resource, time and cost management. Education/Experience: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, a related discipline, or equivalent. education/experience - preferred. PMP certification - preferred.  project management experience.
 
Skills and Competencies:
  • Expert knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and change management.
  • Expert ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
  • Expert knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics. Expert user proficiency with computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project and any other related financial software. Expert knowledge of risk assessment (including cost/benefit analysis) and quantification methodologies.
  • Expert ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses.
  • Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a strong command of the English language written and oral. Attention to detail and critical thinking.
 
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promotes collaborative team work, innovativeness and instills best practices into the working style of the team.
  • Manage program/project portfolio and service cross-functional transformation initiatives such as Lean Six Sigma and Global Resourcing projects, and monitor the quality of milestone artifacts, project and program reporting, and project governance. Provide senior management with visibility into project progress, while supporting effective decision-making, approvals, and direction. Provide value-added Project Management mentoring to team members to support successful project delivery (i.e. Project Management methodologies, job aides, and best practices training).
  • Accountable to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet partner expectations. Perform other duties as assigned.