Sr. Principal Program Manager

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The Judge Group, Inc.
Program Manager
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Location: Northbrook, IL
Our client is seeking a Sr. Principal Program Manager

The primary function of the Sr. Principal Technical Program Manager role is to organize, coordinate, communicate and deliver on a high complexity and time-sensitive bank operational excellence initiative by working cross-functionally across teams to cascade higher level goals into first, then next steps. Success in this role hinges on effective, empathic communication.


  • Build trusting relationships with all relevant stakeholders and leadership team
  • Guide teams through refining requirements and setting program, and sprint-level scope
  • Proactively manage project milestones and timelines
  • Capture and track inter-team dependencies & hand-offs
  • Conduct efficient and effective meetings - keeping things concise and on point
  • Define program metrics & KPIs, set up mechanisms to track/report
  • Communicate progress effectively to all relevant stakeholders including execs, steer co, product managers, and engineering leads
  • Be a proactive problem-solver helping teams to side-step blockers, foresee issues before they arise, and limit predictable issues.
  • Align with other parallel programs - help to prioritize and overcome resource contention
  • Organize and/or create appropriate program documentation and communications
  • Conduct periodic retrospectives; continuously assess & improve process & tools


  • 15+ years of industry experience in a fast-paced tech company, including direct management and delivery of large, technically complex product development programs
  • Superior communications skills: interpersonal, written, and presentation
  • Superior organizational skills: notes, formal documentation, task assignment
  • Proven ability to understand and breakdown complex, multifaceted programs and projects into manageable pieces, organize cross-functionally and drive execution
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and starting from scratch
  • Escalate issues early and provide concise issue descriptions to upper level management coupled with recommended paths for resolution
  • Executive presence and good presentation skills
  • Dependable and solid follow up with a good customer service attitude
  • Ability to be firm about deadlines
  • A strong bias for action and a passionate customer focus
  • Past experience as independent consultant or management consulting in financial services, retail industry with Digital transformation experience is a plus


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Company Information

The Judge Group is a privately-owned, leading professional services firm. What does that mean? It means we provide technology, talent and learning solutions to businesses around the globe, and we're great at it. Our expertise is positioned at the crossroads of people and technology—two of the most important aspects of successful business today.
Dice Id : cxjudgpa
Position Id : 633181
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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