Senior IT Program Manager

  • location: San Antonio, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $80 per hour
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Senior IT Program Manager

job summary:
A client of ours in San Antonio, Texas is looking for a Senior Program Manager for a long- term contract opportunity.

location: San Antonio, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 80 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Provides proactive leadership skills required to plan, direct and deliver work
  • Use's inter-personal soft skills to effectively work with and update customers and stakeholders
  • Identifies changes to the organization, business, technology, security and compliance, plans change management activities
  • Develops project scope statements
  • Works with IT Architecture to determine best fit solutions
  • Works with IT Procurement to procure needed resources, software and
  • Develops project cost requirements
  • Develops project work packages
  • Develops resource requirements
  • Develops resource loaded project schedule
  • Facilitates requirements gathering activities to satisfy scope
  • Facilitates solutions design activities to satisfy scope
  • Facilitates solutions build activities to satisfy scope
  • Produces project implementation plan
  • Produces project to support transitions plan
  • Identifies and tracks issues, action items and test defects to completion
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Systems, or related field from an accredited university or an equivalent combination of education and experience. For Principle Project Manager a Master's degree is required.
  • MBA Preferred
  • 1-7 years' experience in effectively managing initiatives within a matrix organization structure to include in-depth knowledge in Project Management best practices. Prefer PMI Body of Knowledge, AGILE, or PRINCE concepts and practices.
  • Project management certification (PMI, AGILE, PRINCE2, or other)
  • Preferred familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • In-depth understanding of Project Management process tools.
  • Experience and proficiency in ERP Financial Systems (SAP).
  • Working knowledge of Document Management Systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, electronic mail and scheduling.
  • Executive presence
  • Ability to package information to their audience
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at the same time
  • Ability and desire to understand the business area they are supporting
  • Executive presence
  • Highly organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Personable
  • Credible

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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