Program Manager

Technology · Morristown, New Jersey
Department Technology
Employment Type Full-Time (US)
Minimum Experience Experienced

SoHo Dragon represents a Fortune 500 Financial Technology firm with offices in Morristown, NJ that needs to hire Program Manager, responsible for driving complex, high priority, strategic programs. You will lead and coordinate cross-functional, cross-departmental, cross-company teams that are responsible for all aspects of a Program, from initiation to closure.


In this role you will:


  • Be responsible for enterprise-wide strategy formulation, vision implementation, operational tasks, cost and risk management.
  • Work on moderate issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.
  • Lead/direct projects and resources and has full responsibility for their outcomes. Plans and conducts assignments involving the larger and more important projects and resources.
  • Oversee the progress of project goals and may oversee the outcomes of others simultaneously; evaluate results. May act in liaison with other departments, divisions and organizations. Operates with latitude for unreviewed actions and/or decisions.
  • Evaluate progress and results and recommend major change in procedures.
  • Use knowledge of new technology to estimate and advise concerning impact of decisions and services.
  • Formulate strategies to increase customer/user satisfaction.
  • Full responsibility for managing resources for area of expertise.
  • Communicate internally and externally to all levels of management, agencies and customers.
  • Possess and apply an advanced knowledge of a field of specialization to the completion of projects of major complexity.
  • Provide leadership through the assessment and analysis of complex data, theory and application of practices.
  • Assist executives and/or directors in defining organization goals and strategic plans.
  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Facilitate/manage Program communications and stakeholder, client and team expectations.
  • Ensure project methodologies, project delivery processes (Scrum & Kanban), and implementation management processes are followed.
  • This includes managing and driving:
    • Project Schedule
    • Risk and Issue Management
    • Scope Change Management
  • Manage the overall Program budget and benefit landscape. This includes understanding and validating estimates, cost variance tracking, and managing project resources effectively.
  • Provide clear and concise Program communication; both written and verbal across all constituents (Executive leadership, Sponsor, Customer ....)

 

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

 

  • 9+ years of experience in Project and Program Management
  • Education Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.
  • Skills/Experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and or Microsoft Project Server
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven success in delivering projects within budget and specified timeframes, while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Proven problem solving skills from problem assessment to solution selection
  • Ability to identify alternatives and make contingency plans
  • Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction, and altering priorities
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, providing options and recommendations relating to resolving issues, mitigating risks, and resolving escalated items.

 

Preferred Qualifications for Consideration:

 

  • Project portfolio management expertise
  • Issuer and acquirer payments processing expertise
  • PMP

 

 

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  • Location
    Morristown, New Jersey
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (US)
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced