Program Manager

  • location: Portland, OR
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $53 - $58 per hour

job description

Program Manager

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled Program Manager for a contract assignment in Hillsboro Oregon.

If you are ready to join a leader in the Retail and Technology space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

 
location: Portland, Oregon
job type: Contract
salary: $53 - 58 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
CIS needs a strong Program Manager with experience working in an agile environment who will lead self-organizing teams and programs to ensure cross functional communication and execution. This role will provide support to CIS teams with a focus on managing the relationships and deliverables associated with cross functional CIS work. The ideal candidate has strong experience with process refinement and organization design.

Responsibilities:

- Focus on defining tools and processes to support overall organizational excellence

- Schedule/Plan management: assist in facilitation of work breakdown sessions

- Create initial project schedule and maintain with minimal oversight

- Facilitate program level process and execution, identifies and manages dependencies and risks, as well as escalates blockers

- Coordinates and facilitates iterative program level planning

- Accountable for program execution and delivery of work

- Monitors and reports program health (i.e. progress of feature completion) with the purpose of providing transparency on program delivery of value

- Supports manager in executing project/program communication plan (internal and external) and provides status reporting and health/metrics to organization

- Defines risk management plan, analyzes for criticality, probability, and impact and develops plan to address potential risk

Key skills

- Experience with formal project management methodology (Waterfall, Agile)

- Excel in team-oriented role that relies on ability to collaborate with others

- Strong oral and written communication with ability to influence others (stakeholder management skills)

- Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management

- Able to lead cross functional work and prioritize changing demands

- Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills

- Experience, interest, and adaptability to work in fast-paced, ambiguous environment

- Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

Qualifications

- Minimum 2-year work experience with previous experience supporting teams

- Bachelor's Degree

- Technology/security experience preferred

- Strong verbal and written communication, as well as information-seeking skills

- Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to drive recommendations

- Proficient in Microsoft Powerpoint, Word, Excel; Mac skills also highly preferred

Additional skills and qualifications (preferred)

- Knowledge of information security best practices and principles

- Project Management certification (PMP)

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Program Manager

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