Job Openings Program Manager

About the job Program Manager

Gentis Solutions is seeking a Program Manager to join our team. This contract-to-hire position is with one of our clients interested in full-time consultants. The ideal candidates will have the required skills listed below and will be eligible and open to be hired by our client at the end of the project’s duration. If you are qualified, make sure you apply below.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related fields
  • PMP/PMI/Prince2 Certification
  • Organization Change Management Certification a plus
  • Lean Certification, Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Agile/Scrum Certification a plus
  • ITIL Certification a plus
  • 10+ years of diverse and/or large enterprise work experience in project management
  • 5+ years of diverse and/or large enterprise work experience in program management
  • Strong track record working with multiple partner/vendors in delivery
  • Organizational Change Management mindset, skills and experience building stakeholder and communication plans
  • Proven ability to manage projects in Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid methodologies

Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrated, applied experience strategically structuring, establishing and delivering complex business transformation programs
  • Deep understanding and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
  • Strong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, including the ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build consensus and drive decisions
  • Focused and versatile teammate who thrives in a dynamic situation, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Strong Project and Program Management Governance and strong business process skills
  • Strong Financial acumen with experience budgeting, forecasting and reporting
  • Strong Emotional Intelligence
  • Conceptual and detailed orientated with an ability to work in both mode

Typical Duties

  • Lead implementation of strategic initiatives to achieve corporate vision
  • Lead in partnership with executive sponsor and key stakeholders program definition including scope, goals and objectives, teams, deliverables, milestones and activities, resource plan, budget, timing and risks
  • Establish partnership with senior executives and sponsors regarding their role in ensuring program and project success, emphasizing non-technical program elements like organizational readiness to adopt the new solution (processes, data, and technology)
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Manage and drive overall program level reporting, communication, issue management, and cross-workstream risk identification and resolution
  • Identify, assess and resolve program and project risks
  • Ensure adhere to methodology and compliance standards set by the company
  • Define and track achievements while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
  • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit/value
  • Support, share findings, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects
  • Accountable to coach and manage several Project Managers
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting for all projects and programs
  • Report all project financials including dashboards, monthly and quarterly reports as well as year-end activities
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and other related program expenditures on a monthly, quarterly and year-end basis

Compensation & Benefits

Gentis Solutions offers industry-leading employment packages for its professionals. Full-time Gentis employees can expect compensation at above market rates with exceptional benefits such as:

  • Premium coverage of health, dental, & vision
  • Fully matched 401K plan
  • PTO plan that reaches 4 weeks of time off
  • Maternity Leave, and more