Title Sr. Program Manager (senior)
Categories Planning
Salary Negotiable
Start Date 2017-05-01
Location Greater Boston Area
Job Information

Description

We are looking for a Sr. Program Manager who has a passion for excellence, thrives in leading cutting edge technology initiatives and wants to truly add value in helping our clients transform their businesses.  As a member of our Client Delivery team, the Sr. Program Manager plays a critical role in the design and delivery of engagements in strategy, planning, and implementation of content and commerce platforms.

In this role you will:

  • Facilitate successful project definition, planning, budgeting, scheduling, resourcing in leading high performance project teams
  • Manage projects within scope, quality, time, and cost constraints
  • Form strong project team relationships by leading, coaching, and motivating team members, and identifying and resolving blockers or conflicts
  • Proactively identify project issues and risks and create successful action plans for resolving issues and mitigating risks
  • Track and report project milestones and provide status reports to client,  project  teams, and other project stakeholders
  • Proactively set and manage client and project team expectations
  • Build strong relationships with client teams and develop a deep understanding of their business objectives
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase client satisfaction and strengthen relationships

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • BS or MS degree in a related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience managing large, complex and transformative IT programs and projects such as software development, data center migrations or cloud computing strategies
  • PMP certification and prior experience in professional services working with enterprise clients a plus
  • Has in-depth experience with key practices, processes and methodologies applicable to project management.
  • Strong business acumen, with experience working in a variety of industries and technology areas.  Must have demonstrated aptitude to understand a variety of technical domains and strategies regarding opportunities, challenges, risks and business impact
  • Strong facilitation skills with demonstrated experience leading scoping and design sessions, managing geographically dispersed teams and identifying and resolving client and team risks and conflicts
  • Highly organized with proven ability to handle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in fast-paced, dynamic environments
  • Demonstrated experience in working in unstructured environments that required designing and implementing creative project management methodologies
  • Excellent teamwork skills with a natural ability to motivate and work well with others
  • Agile approach in personal work style, with ability to be flexible and adept in dealing with and resolving ambiguity
  • Track record of building successful relationships, internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills including creating usable documentation and tools
  • Ability to travel and work at client locations including internationally
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