IT Program Manager

Depends on Experience

Contract: Corp-To-Corp, W2, Independent, 6 Month(s)

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required

Skills

program managementProgram ManagerLogisticssupply chainteam managementMicrosoft OfficeJiraproject deploymentsSmartsheetsBusiness Administration

Job Description

Join the HIRE Technology project management consulting team to work with a great Houston client. We are in need of an IT Program Manager for client’s Supply Chain / Logistics projects.

6 - 12 month engagement to start, with strong potential for renewals

Houston based and can be Remote Working

Scope:

Manage the expansive scope, schedule, budget, and quality of multiple, complex projects for a manager to senior level audience. Drive delivery within the team. Create long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines, and allocating resources. Delegate tasks for the project to team members best positioned to complete them. Facilitate effective decisions when presented multiple options for how to progress with the project. Manage a large number of dependencies across project tasks.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Own all aspects of projects, to deliver approved business functionality to client
  • Define and lead project scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risk, and budget
  • Partner with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed project schedules.  Drive and run meetings with key stakeholders.
  • Lead and execute on approved projects through the lifecycle, including change requests, issue management, risk management, and status reporting
  • Oversee an expansive project budget, including purchases and contracts, and monthly spend and resource forecasting. Research cost-effective alternatives to enhance cost efficiency while delivering quality results
  • Supervise purchase requisitions and onboard third-party resources to specific projects
  • Manages remediation of risks and issues. Evaluates project impact of requests for scope change
  • Develop and deliver presentations
  • Apply new techniques and methodologies or adapt existing techniques and methodologies to solve project-related issues
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Will potentially have 1 to 5 project managers to supervise

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 6 years of program management experience
  • 4 Years directly tied to project deployments
  • Experience with program management tools and methodology
  • Some team management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Jira and Smartsheets
  • Experience with Agile Methodology or CSM certification preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of project financials and measure of performance
  • Experience presenting to or facilitating group trainings of all sizes and management levels.
  • “A’ Personality- Own and lead without a lot of supervision
  • Flexible schedule- as with deployments there will be a chance of weekend work and off hours work
  • Having some technical experience in Logistics/ Supply Chain
  • Manhattan Active Omni experience 

HIRE Technology offers competitive benefits, including Medical insurance United Healthcare with no waiting period, multiple plans including PPO, HDHP, HSA, Dental and Vision plans, FSA, Employer paid Life insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, etc.