Program Manager

  • IGNW,
  • Chicago, IL
  • 8 minutes ago
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Contract W2, Contract Independent

Job Description

Title: Program Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Contract

Job #: WD322052421

Note: This job is not open to C2C or 3rd party candidates.

Position Information:

We have a Program Manager position available.


  • Compares/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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or computer related field or equivalent experience
  • 9 or more years of experience in delivering quality Infrastructure Project Management
  • Five or more years of experience in leading significant Microsoft or Advanced Technology projects across all solution areas
  • Significant success leading programs and projects with enterprise or strategic customers that may encompass several technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to take accountability for programs and projects and their results, be fiscally responsible and lead teams to meet defined success factors
  • Additional Information:

    Candidates may need to pass a drug and/or background check.

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    COVID-19 Update:

    Thank you for your interest in a career with IGNW a CDW Company. We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of customers, coworkers and the community.

    In alignment with this commitment to safety, IGNW requires all U.S.-based coworkers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The only exceptions to this policy are a documented, legally required medical or religious exemption/accommodation granted by IGNW.

    To view other IGNW opportunities please visit

    CDW Corporation, a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare customers announced it has acquired IGNW! IGNW provides digital velocity solutions including advisory, consulting, development services, and has been a CDW services partner since 2018. IGNW provides services to customers across all cloud platforms including hybrid environments, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. IGNW is Cisco's leading Digital Solutions Integrator Partner and 2019 Cisco Global Ecosystem Partner of the Year.


    So many reasons:

  • The recent acquisition by CDW. Press release here .

  • IGNW being voted Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2020 across the U.S. and eight other countries. See the details here .

  • IGNW also earned the Best of Staffing Award for providing remarkable service to job seekers, hiring managers and current Contractors. Check it out here !

  • We are proud to foster a great team working environment and offer highly competitive compensation and full benefits packages including medical, flexible spending accounts, dental, vision, 401k and more

  • Company Information

    IGNW offers over 175 expert technologists, expert engineers and seasoned business consultants with years of experience executing on extremely complex business and IT initiatives. And as experts, proud of our craft, we strive to deliver quality and performance above all else. We will never pretend to "know your business" after only a few meetings, but will take the time to learn, ask the right questions, and learn some more. Only then will we execute, together with you, on your most important business initiatives. We Care and It Shows

    We don’t just say we are the best - we prove it. IGNW goes to great lengths to survey our customers, our partners and our team members. This may be why we were ranked #4 on Glassdoor's 2020 Best Places to Work for Small Business and given Best in Talent in two different categories for the second year in a row by ClearlyRated! See what all the hype is about!

    Dice Id : infogrup
    Position Id : WD322052421
    Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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