Description The Program Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated new product development projects or strategic initiatives. May be overseeing single or multiple projects as the situation allows. Will be responsible for ensuring the goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and profitability by performing the following duties utilizing project management practices and philosophy.
Reviews project charter, business case and requirements to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
Confers with appropriate LOB offering management to outline work plan and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for assignment of project personnel
Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
Reviews status reports and other documentation prepared by project personnel, clients and other contractors and modifies schedules or plans as required.
Prepares and presents project reports for management, client, or others. Gathers and develops back-up material for change order requests.
Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
Develops and improves project management processes and routines for use throughout the Company.
Mentors junior personnel and teaches good project management practices.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
8 plus years’ experience in Project, Construction, or Facilities Management
Engineering or business degree preferred
PMP Certification preferred
Strong knowledge project management standards and practices
Proficient with MS Word, Project, Excel, Power Point, Google Docs and other project management software and applications.
Requires excellent verbal and writing skills to communicate effectively with clients and their representatives, contractors, field engineers, peers and management.
Requires mature judgment, responsible for assigned projects and supervises, organizes and directs the work of others.
Requires high degree of communication, supervisory and organization skills.