Sr. Program Manager
We are looking for a Sr. Program Manager for an opportunity in Bothell
Our client is driving an organization wide transformation program - set out to unlock ECR's full potential, fixing our foundation, and turning us into a more agile, entrepreneurial and customer focused business unit. Ultimately, our transformation is all about achieving excellence in execution and meeting our commitments, where all parts of the organization effectively work together to drive success in all activities across our BU. We are redesigning our organization and how we work, focusing on delivering value for our customers, improving our processes, techniques and practices and creating a winning team by living our behaviors and building our capabilities for the future.
location: Bothell, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 65 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
- Participating in the framing, scoping, and support of Projects that may consist of a variety of innovation, critical ECR BU projects/programs, strategic projects, and SPoR (Strategic Plan of Record) focused projects.
- Drive strategic complex projects and/or programs ensuring they are executed according to business strategy and goals across multiple business units. Your role will be to deliver business and internal stakeholders expectations as wells as procurement engineering objectives.
- Leading the organization, planning and execution of multiple highly complex projects across multiple business units, focused on improving supply base performance, quality and cost savings efforts driving the analysis, staff and deliverables concurrently within the project funnel.
- Project management of activities at supplier and/or within business unit to improve product quality, reliability and delivery and drive supply base rationalization
- Monitor and execute plans according to project key metrics/targets, budgets and deliverables as well as develop and coach personnel to ensure efficient operation of the project functions.
- Responsible for gaining agreements on and achieving project objectives, balancing schedule, cost, quality and requirements. Ensuring effective introduction of products, technologies, systems, solution or services.
- Participates in the framing, scoping, and support of Projects that may consist of a variety of innovation, critical ECR BU projects/programs, strategic projects, and SPoR project.
- Program management experience - experience leading multiple project & teams which require significant cross-functional involvement and product change integration within current production
- Developing and managing program plans including: schedules, resourcing, budgeting, and communication with leadership on multiple projects
- Proactively evaluating multiple project for opportunities to improve performance at a program level
- Being ultimately accountable for team's compliance with approved Project Charters, Design Controls, and Change Management
- Continuous monitoring of risk, and mitigation as appropriate
- Escalation of cross-functional support issues to the manager or leadership as appropriate
- Providing daily direction and guidance to team members in the execution of the project
- Assist and advise Project Sponsors, Innovation Managers, and teams to the best use of project management disciplines, processes and techniques to enable and accelerate individuals and teams.
- Establish strong operating mechanisms, which include clear and timely communication with the business leadership team and stakeholders.
- Report out on project status, manage critical path items, ensuring risks and roadblocks are identified, removed and/or mitigated to ensure deliverables are met.
- Leverage well developed interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive working relationships with functional groups throughout the organization.
- Providing guidance and coaching/mentoring to team members and other project leaders as appropriate.
- Understand the needs of internal and external PMO stakeholders and contribute to their success through cooperative and cross-functional processes. (Live our mission to enable and accelerate the ECR BU).
- Act as a reference point for PMO queries and information and an advocate for best practices in project management, project framing, project resourcing, and project delivery.
- Design, iterate and improve the project management framework and disciplines necessary to support a best of breed PMO that enables and accelerates our business unit in the delivery of value for our customers.
- Track and report on project portfolio performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritized view of all projects.
The Sr. Program manager will fulfill the role as the strategic leader for process optimization and product development projects. The successful candidate will have strong program and project management experience, servant leadership skills, demonstrated by the ability to influence and lead within a rapidly evolving, cross-functional, and highly regulated environment. The Sr. Program manager will be responsible for the performance of multiple teams and for adherence to company procedures, applicable regulations and standards to achieve the agreed upon project objectives. The candidate will lead planning activities for multiple projects, track progress, aggressively pursue opportunities and proactively mitigate risks.
skills: Desired Attributes of the Role:
- Servant Leadership skills
- Full lifecycle project and program management
- Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
- Relational Skills
- People skills
- Team building skills
- Operating skills
- Practice in getting work done in partnership with others
- Results Oriented
- Business Acumen
- High EQ
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