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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-03813
Location: Billerica, Massachusetts
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Time/Expenses are to be entered on Kaygen s JobDiva Portal
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Job Title: Mergers and Acquisitions Program Manager
Department: IT Corporate Solutions
SBU: IT Corporate Technology
Location: Billerica, MA
 
Essential Function
The Program Manager role has overall program management responsibility of all aspects of service and technology delivery for various Mergers and Acquisitions.  The role involves working with various IT and Corporate functions from initial Due Diligence through to successful Integration into PAREXEL processes, infrastructure, networks and systems all too agreed time and cost. In addition, the Program Manager will be responsible for overall Program Communication to Key Executive Leadership, Stakeholders, IT Senior Management and the wider team.
 
Relationships
Reports To: Snr. Director, Corporate Solutions
 
Directly Supervises: One or more Project Managers
 
Provides Work Direction to: Multiple other staff functions that may be assigned to a given Acquisition including Project Managers, Business Analysts, Hardware and Software Engineers, Quality Assurance, etc.
 
Works Closely with: The wider Corporate Technology team, Infrastructure, Release Engineering, Applications Management, Product Owners, Stakeholders, Corporate Management, Finance, HR
 
External Relationships: Vendors
 
Key Accountabilities
  • Deliver the expected M&A Project(s)/Program(s) to Time and Cost while maintaining high first time quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Undertake the full range of duties relevant to the leadership and management of the wider M&A Program Team to ensure a successful team environment and the successful delivery of the programs
  • Participates as an integral member of the Corporate Technology leadership team
  • Maintain a positive, results orientated work environment, building partnerships and modeling teamwork, communicating to the team in an open, balanced and objective manner
 
 
Skills
  • Detailed understanding of technology and services delivery
  • Ability to build and lead a team for Process and Technology Integration within the M&A space
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Client focused approach to work
  • An understanding of Corporate Finance, HR process (ideally within an Oracle EBusiness environment)
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload for both oneself and others with attention to detail
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.
  • Strong command of MS*Projects, PowerPoint and other Office tools
  • Exposure to PlanView and Jira is desirable
 
Education
  • BS/BA required and MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • PMI/PMP Certified
  • Familiarity with the Agile Methodology
 
Language Skills
  • Very strong English written and verbal skills required
 
Minimum Work Experience
  • Experience in Leading Integration and adoption efforts within the M&A arena typically gained over a minimum of 5 years.
  • Experience in Program Management for at least 2 Multi-Million Dollar Programs, typically gained over a minimum of 5 years
  • Experienced in Project Management gained over a minimum of 10 years.