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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-00278
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/26/2017 to 12/31/2017
The Senior Program Manager (PM), with a development background, provides advanced
project management and support for ongoing programs and for new projects across numerous
functional and technical units with the company. On each program/project, the Senior PM is
responsible for ensuring that the program is delivered on time, within budget, at a high level
of quality. The Senior PM manages internal teams, vendors, and external resources.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage major projects (budgeted spend in the range of $500K - $3M)
o Conduct feasibility studies and evaluations
o Manage project scope, including requirements definition
o Define project schedule and resource allocation
o Manage project budget and costs
o Manage project communications across the organization
o Manage the determination of appropriate solutions (technical, business, and
organizational constructs)
o Negotiate agreements with and manage external vendors and consultants
o Secure commitments from line managers
o Review deliverables, obtain appropriate business approvals, and provide final
sign-off for milestones
o Ensure overall project quality
o Integrate results of project into company operations
• Manage program and project portfolio
o Monitor performance, improvement, and enhancement requirements to align
with business needs
o Determine scope of work efforts and apportion work into discrete manageable
projects
o Ensure that management priorities are followed and that goals are met
o Establish and maintain repeatable project methodology
Supervisory Responsibilities:
• There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job
Minimum Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
• 10 years, including at least 5 – 7 years of direct project management experience
• Strong background in implementing large complex projects in a fluid environment
• Strong application development background (Full SDLC including operational support)
Requirements and General Skills:
• BA/BS degree
• 10 years, including at least 5 – 7 years of direct project management experience
• Strong background in implementing large complex projects in a fluid environment
• Excellent communication and motivation skills, and ability to interact appropriately
with senior level colleagues, vendors, and partners
• Experience with subscription management systems and data migration
• Experience delivering enterprise-wide solutions
• Experience working with a variety of staff, delivery organizations, and partners
• Excellent understanding of and experience with implementation of software
applications, including familiarity with data integration issues and ongoing operational
considerations
• Be decisive and assertive and show initiative in problem-solving, while at the same
time skilled at team-building
• Experience with application development and testing.
• Experience in a high-volume subscription-based business is a plus
• PMI certification a plus
• Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
• Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
• Strong organizational skills and attention to details
• Creative writing ability
• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and
work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment
• Must have legal right to work in the U.S