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Project/Program Manager IT - Expert
Ref No.: 18-06443
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Project/Program Manager IT – Expert
Location: San Francisco, CA
Ref Number: #18-06443
 
Summary:
• The main function of this Program Manager is to project manage a series project during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.
• Good understanding of Agile process (Scrum Framework, Lean and Scaled Agile Framework).
• Develop, track and manage project milestones, project plans, timelines and scope
• Facilitate identification of timelines, dashboards, success metrics, and financial scorecards for each initiative
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
• Provide expert advice and coaching to leads and teams to ensure best-practice execution
• Create a measurement system and/or tool to assess awareness, understanding, buy-in and support of change management activities
• Make reports and presentations to steering committees or project sponsors
 
Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
• Agile, PMP and CSM certifications Nice to
• Strong knowledge of Agile and agile transformation
• 8+ years proven project management experience
• People management and team building skills
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage