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Program Manager II- Environmental Support Manager : 20-01090
Ref No.: 20-01090
Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture
Location: Woodland Hills, California
Women Back to Work is partnering with Farmers Insurance in Woodland Hills, CA to host their inaugural Returnship for those looking to return to the workforce. The WBW Farmers Returnship program is open to women who have a gap in their work history due to caring for a loved one, raising a child, or other voluntary reasons.  If you have at least 4 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least one year, we welcome you to apply. You will have the chance to upgrade your skills, build your experience and make valuable connections during this Returnship.”
 
Primary Skills: Program Manager, SDLC
W2 Only
 
Essential Job Functions:
  • Carries out managerial tasks such as resource management, development, talent management, performance management, compensation, retention, replacement and termination Planning + Controlling.
  • Oversees the planning and controlling of a single task / project on a day-to-day basis including project budget Business.
  • Develops project concepts, creates plans and oversees implementation of business solutions of simple to moderate complexity Governance: Adheres to organizational governance Relationship Management.
  • Oversees the planning and controlling of multiple tasks / multiple projects on a short term basis (1 year) and owns cost center budget.
  • Develops project concepts, creates plans and oversees implementation of business solutions of moderate to high complexity.
  • Handles specific customer challenges (escalation) Key Tasks for Position Level I: Coordinates delivery of work from all suppliers involved in a small scale / sub-project Facilitates issue resolution.
  • Is accountable for work request evaluation and authorization, development and submission of work orders, as well as review of cost estimates from the suppliers
  • Is accountable for Acceptance Criteria and execution of Acceptance Testing at program level Is responsible for project level planning, monitoring and reporting on project performance.
  • Signs off on project deliverables Performs internal project close down Conducts Post-Implementation.
  • Reviews Liaisons with the Application Architecture team, ISP, third parties, as necessary
  • Performs as the team lead / supervisor, where assigned Is responsible for the delivery of large scale projects to the business including risk, quality, and change management, system dependency touch points, schedule and financial management
  • Performs as the administrative manager of retained staff including business analysts, Subject Matter Experts, and Support Services staff.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience.
  • 4 years’ experience in an IT environment, including 1 year in a supervisory role or 1 year as a Program Manager I.
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and test regions.
  • Knowledge of code migration and test environment setup.
     To follow up with any questions, please contact Shabana at 408-907-2246

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
 
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