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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-29496
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/27/2018
 Education and experience Must have: • Bachelor's degree • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Strong PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills • Ability to lead and multitask, including oversight of several projects • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills • Strong time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight timelines • Ability to work with a global team • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with colleagues Preferred additional experience: • Experience with SharePoint, Jive, Project Plan, JIRA • Experience with Data and/or API re-engineering programs • Experience in financial services industry with an asset manager, hedge fund, or investment bank
 
Front Office Technology is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to support its IDW Cutover Program. The IDW Cutover Program is a complex set of application reengineering projects to cutover data access to the new Investments Data Warehouse (IDW) though a set of APIs that are under development. The Junior PM will be responsible for the creation and tracking of the integrated, overall program plan including the schedule of API functionality sprint deliveries and the dependent application reengineering sprint deliveries as well as all interdependencies on other related workstreams.

Additionally, the PM will assist in the preparation of reporting on progress, status, risks and issues, and general program health reports. The Junior PM will participate in scrum of scrum meetings to capture key process blockers help facilitate trade off work rescheduling to maximize project advancement.
Key responsibilities
• Build and maintain an overall program plan identifying interdependencies between projects and the API delivery roadmap as well as other workstream deliverables.
• Support individual project managers in the capture, communication, and escalation of project risks and issues that have risen to the state of program progress blockers.
• Help prepare materials for team, EPMO, and Steering Committee presentations.
• Maintaining and tracking action items for various program activities.
• Maintain and update the FOT IDW Cutover Program SharePoint and GlobalNet sites with appropriate materials, information, and reference documents.