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Sr. Project Manager - Program Manager
Ref No.: 17-07281
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 12/18/2017 to 12/18/2018
Mandatory all candidates submitted must be met in person or Skyped prior to submittal. Please include and email address on their resume.

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Position for IT PMO Senior Project/ Program Manager in Franklin Lakes, NJ General Description: The IT PMO Senior Project/ Program Manager will be responsible for managing multiple highly visible IT project assignments with high visibility and will be reporting to and working very closely with the IT PMO Manager in Franklin Lakes NJ. Project/ Program assignments may include IT infrastructure or applications focused projects/ programs. • Position requires the candidate to be on site Monday to Friday. • This is a 12 month Contract and may require less than 10% of Domestic travel Job Description: • Provide Project/ Program Management for 2- 5 IT projects/ programs/ programs (Applications and Infrastructure) from inception to completion. Number of projects/ programs assigned will be based on size, duration and complexity. • Responsible for compliance to applicable IT processes and procedures and ensuring that projects/ programs which include validated systems adhere to applicable system validation requirements. • Maintain processes and tools within the IT PMO to track project/ program status, including utilization of defined criteria to assess overall project health. • Provide Subject Matter Expertise to collaborate with IT L2/L3 Leaders on processes and tools used for Program Portfolio Management and Project/ Program Execution. • Create and maintain comprehensive project plans, showing tasks, resources, dependencies and status throughout the life of the project/ program, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. • Present projects/ programs statuses to executive leadership and CEO- Partner in the development of key communication to the organization, as needed. Required competencies: • Sense of urgency - Ability to multitask, and reorg priorities based on each day’s requirements, and has a sense of urgency around priority deliverables. Ability to work in a fact paced, high pressure environment. • Executive Presence- ability to create project/ program power points and present to executive leadership. • Business Acumen – Understand business implications of decisions and align work with strategic goals • Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner • Systemic Thinking – Anticipate issues and needs and work to build a repeatable process versus a one-off solution • Project Management – Develop project plans, communicate changes and progress, and complete projects/ programs on time. Ability to follow through on tasks. • Planning and Organizing – Prioritize and plan work activities; set goals and objectives • Technical Savvy –Skype for Business and other tools for efficient, effective worldwide collaboration. Agile with new tools, and takes initiative to bring in new ideas to the table. • Communication – Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills • Data Visualization – Create graphics to make complex topics understandable by multiple audiences • Cross-Cultural Awareness – Work seamlessly with team members from around the world • Facilitation – Ability to facilitate, drive and take control of meetings, workshops, JAD sessions. Facilitate meetings to ensure effectiveness to objectives. Ensure all meetings have clear objectives, process, and deliverables. • Energetic, action-oriented, positive approach to problem solving and ability to balance multiple projects/ programs concurrently. Required Qualification and Experience: • 10- 15+ years of IT Project/Program Management experience in Infrastructure and Applications. • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, IT or similar field of study / work experience. • Familiarity with PMBOK. • Good understanding of large IT operating environments. Networks, Data Centers, Release Management, Change Control, Desktop Support, Service Desks. • Very Strong SDLC/ Waterfall knowledge and WBS Skillset of SDLC • Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Sharepoint). Preferred Qualification and Experience: • Master’s degree or MBA. • PMP/ PgMP Certification. • Leading SAP projects. • Experience in a medical/ regulated environment. • ServiceNow - Service Integration And Managemnent (SIAM) or similar tools for project life cycle managemen