Program Manager Consultant

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timePosted 13 days ago location United States salarySalary undisclosed
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Job Description

Strive Consulting offers the opportunity for top business and technology professionals to determine how and where they work by partnering with an award-winning consulting firm. Strive is a national business and technology consulting firm, that is consistently named one of the best places to work by Glassdoor and Best Brightest. As a Strive Affiliate, you will work on a contract-basis and will have access to fixed duration, project-based opportunities. You will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Striversquos clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people who are using the latest emerging technologies to address todayrsquos biggest business challenges. Overview Responsible for managing highly complex or enterprise-wide IT Programs consisting of multiple projects. Develops program strategy, supporting business case and various company wide high-level project plans. Responsible for delivering all projects contained in the IT project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business requirements. Responsibilities Manages multi-million dollar IT Programs that consist of multiple, high-profile and complex projects that span multiple fiscal years, several business units and transport significant enterprise-wide impact. Ensures integration of largecomplex projects and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as necessary, based upon the needs of the business. Communicates with IT stakeholders and senior business stakeholders to communicate program strategy, direction and changes. Partners with senior stakeholder of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the company. Maintains the efficiency of the project organization process such as planning, scheduling, and budget and risk assessment. Identifies and mitigates potential risks. Manages teams of multiple project managers, project stakeholders andor support staff as direct or dotted line reports. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the IT Project Management office. Creates a structureenvironment in which team members can work together as an efficient team. Monitors, measures and reports on project status to IT stakeholder and senior business stakeholder. Accountable to Steering Committee and Operating Committee for enterprisestrategic goals, including but not limited to, efficiency and functionality of all IT Project completions, timeline adherence, budget and resource management. Qualifications Bachelorrsquos degree and 10 years of Project Management experience with at least two years of Program Management experience. Has managed budgets more than 5M. Excellent communication skills at all levels Positive "Can Do" attitudeapproach Strong Stakeholder management Global team leadership experience Excellent team leadership, builds trust and confidence. Builds and maintains partnerships throughout (business and IT) Clear awareness of challenges that arise and work them to resolution with a positive mindset. Consistent transparency with the team and leadership. Focuses on what's best for the overall program, not specific work streams or deliverables. Ability to adeptly lead multiple IT and business teams across multiple work streams Experience leading enterprise level programs Financial management expertise Proactive RiskIssue management Transparency with leadership as project health, blockers and challenges being faced. Knowledge of technical subjects and technologies relevant to the program, including methods and tools for capture and management of product requirements and functional specifications methods and tools for software project planning and development methods and tools for project risk management and methods and tools for software and system testing and validation. Experience managing competing priorities across complex programs. Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and experience adjusting and applying this knowledge in a dynamic environment using agile methodologies.