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Sr. Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-00192
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract

Location: Mountain View, CA

  • The role of M&A Integration Program Manager (PGM) is to deliver cross-functional M&A Integration programs from early integration planning to complete integration.
  • Partnering with the stakeholders, the PGM is able to influence the program direction while providing change readiness thru day-to-day operating activities.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to foster partnerships within the business, shared service functions, and corporate M&A integration team and to enhance the “value-add” capabilities and develop techniques to affect change in the business.
  • The role requires planning requirements with internal customers and executing projects through the entire integration lifecycle.
  • You will lead a virtual team of Integration Functional / Workstream Project Managers who develop detailed project plans and drive execution of those project plans with a cross-functional team.
  • You will also partner with other specialized areas to continuously improve the M&A integration framework and drive efficiencies.
  • You will be responsible for the overall portfolio of M&A projects and manage operating mechanisms / metrics, intended to adequately represent the health of the integration.
  • As required, you may also be asked to lead new product introductions projects and highly cross-functional projects.
  • Manage a portfolio of M&A Integration projects – schedule, deliverables, cost, guidance, and mentorship.
  • Manage a virtual team of workstream project managers for the M&A integration projects.
  • Foster partnerships within the business, shared service functions, and corporate M&A integration team – become a trusted advisor to both internal and external business partners / stakeholders.
  • Drive improvements to the M&A Integration Guidebook and update as needed.
  • Deliver programs on time and budget with highest quality.
  • Continually extend the value add of the role within the organization.
  • Affect positive change to the organization, drive culture of innovation, and effective problem solving through the delivery of the projects.

  • Bachelor’s Degree is relative field required, MBA preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience program management experience managing highly complex programs including Mergers and Acquisitions Integration.
  • Prior experience launching programs across an organization – global, functional dimensions.
  • Proven delivery of best practices for managing programs across a broad organization.
  • Hands on experience within multiple functions of an organization.
  • Process design experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project.
  • Expert knowledge of project management tools and techniques. Scope, schedule fidelity, linking dependencies.
  • Solid documentation skills for meeting minutes, presentations, and project information.
  • Expert Project Management applications: MS Project, Visio, JIRA, Kanban.
  • Perform business financial assessment (NPV, IRR, Pay-Back).
  • Resource allocation optimization assessment.
  • Risk management and migration techniques.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP, PgMP, ITIL), Agile (CSM, CSPO, CSP), Six Sigma (Green, Lean, Black Belt) preferred.
  • Travel as business needs require.
  • Ability to protect all forms of confidential and proprietary business information and ability to maintain the highest standards of privacy and security.

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.