Title: Program ManagerCompares/contrasts client's methodology and provides guidance to Project Managers on melding customer methodology and processes with methodology. Adheres to adjusted methodology and templates.Accountable for project profitability. Tracks multiple budgets, consolidates and summarizes for executive stakeholders. Understands budget to actual variations for project phases, makes recommendations and adjustments. Tracks project and program margins against targets. Addresses financial warnings for individual projects and mitigates the effect with the Project Managers. Understands the economics of financial decisions across the portfolio within the client and its impact. Works with clients to position operational expenses vs. capital expenditures.Validates initial program/project scope and estimates. Understands and articulates the impact of project changes on the program. Influences and makes program recommendations at executive stakeholder level and collaborates with the sales team to win business. Sets strategy for minimizing impact and risk to the client due to project changes.Maintains continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives. Makes recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business results or strategic intent.Identifies and interprets risks from dependent projects and client projects and initiatives Understands how they impact the program and mitigates the risks. Aligns communications risks and plans to Project Managers and project stakeholders.Manages all dependencies from program work streams.Proactively conducts resource planning and optimizing billable schedules, monitoring and adjusting assignments as necessary. Acts as an escalation point to address resource constraints in order to minimize impact to the program.Establishes and owns program communication plan. Consolidates, manages and executes project plans into program communications plan for all stakeholders and work streams. Requirements:
Location: Chicago, IL
Job #: WD322052421
Note: This job is not open to C2C or 3rd party candidates.
We have a Program Manager position available.
Bachelor's Degree in business or computer related field or equivalent experience9 or more years of experience in delivering quality Infrastructure Project ManagementFive or more years of experience in leading significant Microsoft or Advanced Technology projects across all solution areasSignificant success leading programs and projects with enterprise or strategic customers that may encompass several technologiesDemonstrated ability to take accountability for programs and projects and their results, be fiscally responsible and lead teams to meet defined success factors Additional Information:
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