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Corporate Applications Program Manager at Yoh

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Melville, New York





Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

* Manages/coaches a team of 5-9 project managers
* Provides hands on oversight for several projects and large scale, enterprise programs
* PeopleSoft HR/Payroll, Finance, and Supply Chain plus back office systems experience
preferred
* Software implementations and infrastructure experience required
* Understanding of cloud technology preferred
* Experience with PMO waterfall & "agile-like" governance required
* Manages/maintains program/project budgets
* Plans & manages roadmaps for current & future initiatives
* 7+ years Sr Project Manager experience, plus 5+ years IT/program leadership experience
* Stellar written & oral communication skills
* Experience chairing c-suite meetings
* Excellent MSP Project & Microsoft Office Suite experience

POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Manager plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities to ensure program goals are accomplished within prescribes time-frames and funding parameters.

The Program Manager maintains the strategic view of business objectives and the relationship to department projects.

* Plans, directs and coordinates the staff and activities of assigned area ensuring project milestones and budgetary constraints are maintained

* Collaborates with Senior Project Managers to define time-frames, funding, procedures, deliverables and staffing levels

* Responsible for working with IS, vendor and customers to develop Project Proposal outlining deliverables, requirements, risks, assumptions, key stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, and budget

* Working with senior management, builds and manages the program management function to support projects. Assists in defining and developing departmental wide program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics

* Reviews high level deliverables across projects and reports to senior management on projects status

* Implements engagement review and quality assurance procedures in accordance with established methodology to ensure successful project execution

* Develops testing standards and post implementation support models

* Manages scope and mitigates risk across all projects

* Identifies and resolves critical issues

* Assists in the evaluation and re-design of project plans and objectives as necessary

* Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports

* Contributes to Portfolio Management and Planning for assigned areas

* Manages resources including operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, staff and information

* Performs related duties, as required

QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, required

* Minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in Information Systems including a minimum of three (3) years managing projects, required

* Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification, preferred

* Significant experience in assigned technical area (i.e. Finance, Healthcare, Facilities, Infrastructure, etc.), and in a similarly sized IT organization, required

* Demonstrated experience in the 9 Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas, and Program and Portfolio Management, required

* Project management, communication, presentation, relationship building and strategic planning and implementation skills, required

* Analytical and organization skills and ability to develop and implement complex project plans, required.

* Skilled at MS Project or NIKU Workbench project planning tools, required

* Experience with CA Clarity or related PPM tool, preferred