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Program Manager
Program Manager
Information Technology
MI
5/31/2018

QStride is a Top100 ranked technology solutions provider!  We are focused on delivering the best Information Technology talent and technology solutions for businesses. QStride understands what it takes to help businesses solve problems and sustain a competitive advantage and is why QStride is recognized by its customers as a leader in what it does.

The key to QStride's success story is its people. We are built on a foundation of world class talent and believe our employees are our best asset. QStride is continuously seeking to acquire high caliber talent which will contribute towards the continual growth, innovation, and advancing our and our customers mission.

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About the Gig:


Our client is looking for a Program Manager who will design, plan, and coordinate work teams. Follow standard project management industry practices and understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. The required position is for a Senior Project Manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) projects. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Tasks include: creating project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishing project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documenting risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creating and implementing a communication plan. Building an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes and negotiating resources. Communicating to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifying, tracking, and ensuring resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Providing technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designing and implementing the components required for complex application features. Providing overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercising management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Creating a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency.

Program Manager Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • 7+ years Experience in managing IT projects.
  • 7+ years Experience and skills in project management utilizing a formal project management methodology.
  • 7+ years Leadership and communication skill set.
  • 7+ years Ability to communicate technical terminology at levels appropriate to the audience both orally and in writing.
  • 7+ years Experience in project planning, scheduling, tracking, issue/risk management & status report.
  • 5+ years Experience in leading large programs, crossing multiple functional areas.
  • 5+ Skills in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling tool such as MS Project.
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Recent experience in working with clients in setting strategic plans.
  • Advanced experience managing programs of projects, complex projects or multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated and advanced understanding of project management methodologies.  
  • Creativity and latitude is required.
  • Professional certification is highly desirable.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or alike.

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