Program Manager

Melville, New York

Posted: 05/24/19 Category: Project/Program Management Job Number: 7686

Position: Program Manager
Location: Meliville, NY

Job Description
The Program Manager plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities to ensure program goals are accomplished within prescribes time-frames and funding parameters. The Program Manager maintains the strategic view of business objectives and the relationship to department projects.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities of assigned area ensuring project milestones and budgetary constraints are maintained
  • Collaborates with Senior Project Managers to define time-frames, funding, procedures, deliverables and staffing levels
  • Responsible for working with IS, vendor and customers to develop Project Proposal outlining deliverables, requirements, risks, assumptions, key stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, and budget
  • Working with senior management, builds and manages the program management function to support projects.
  • Assists in defining and developing departmental wide program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics
  • Reviews high level deliverables across projects and reports to senior management on projects status
  • Implements engagement review and quality assurance procedures in accordance with established methodology to ensure successful project execution
  • Develops testing standards and post implementation support models
  • Manages scope and mitigates risk across all projects
  • Identifies and resolves critical issues
  • Assists in the evaluation and re-design of project plans and objectives as necessary
  • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports
  • Contributes to Portfolio Management and Planning for assigned areas
  • Manages resources including operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, staff and information
  • Performs related duties, as required

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, required
  • Minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in Information Systems including a minimum of three (3) years managing projects, required
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification, preferred
  • Significant experience in assigned technical area (i.e. Finance, Healthcare, Facilities, Infrastructure, etc.), and in a similarly sized IT organization, required
  • Demonstrated experience in the 9 Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas, and Program and Portfolio Management, required
  • Project management, communication, presentation, relationship building and strategic planning and implementation skills, required
  • Analytical and organization skills and ability to develop and implement complex project plans, required.
  • Skilled at MS Project or NIKU Workbench project planning tools, required
  • Experience with CA Clarity or related PPM tool, preferred

Hayley Brown
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