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Sr. Program Manager 9/4/2016

medical San Antonio, TX

Company
medical
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28567477
AJE Ref #
576095617
Location
San Antonio, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage a group of inter-related projects moving towards a common goal reporting to the PMO.

* Works with stakeholders to define and execute program business plans, focusing on delivering projects that support strategic vision and business priorities.

* Establishes a planning process to align business needs with annual budget.

* Runs complex projects/programs from inception to launch with the support of dedicated Project Managers.

* Ensures the execution of the program is carried out timely and within budget.

* Aligns program objectives and initiatives with the portfolio strategy accounting for any cross-program dependencies.

* Establishes consistent communication with stakeholders to understand expectations and business strategy as well as to communicate status of program and related projects.

* Provides program level updates and summaries to executive leadership.

* Coordinates with Procurement to develop Requests for Proposals (RFP) for external services and align budget accordingly.

* Manages vendor relationship(s)

* Facilitates trade off decisions between quality, costs, resources, scope and time to prioritize demand.

* Partners with application managers to align business need with technology road map, customer expectations and to develop execution plans.

* Plans for risk and develops strategies for dealing with potential risks as well as covering them.

* Maintains program budget and ensures resources are appropriately allocated.

* Assist IT Demand management in identifying the need for project requests and assisting business in articulating business value.

* Partner with IT Executive leadership to define vision with business units.

* UP to 25%travel within the US

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* 3 years experience with program management and managing of direct reports.

* 5- 7 years experience in IT project management, including SW development and delivery

* BS degree in Information Technology or related business analysis field

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS:

* Communication skills in a multi-lingual environment.

* Demonstrated Influencing and leadership skills, including negotiation and conflict management

* Experience with MS Office applications including: Word, Excel, and Outlook

* Proficiency and at least 2year experience working with the HP Portfolio and Project Management or MS Project tool building and managing schedules, portfolio financials and dashboard reporting.

* Planning, organization critical thinking and problem solving skills.

* Strategic planning and analysis

* Customer-focused perspective, team work, negotiation, conflict management and adaptability.

* Quick to learn, understand and apply new concepts and technologies

* Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Willingness to travel

* Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management

* Experience in people management

* Experience in strategic planning

* Experience in risk management

* Experience in change management

* Demonstrated understanding in areas of application programming, database and system design

* Demonstrated Critical thinking and problem solving skills

* Demonstrated Planning and organization

* Demonstrated Decision-making skills, including delegation, team work

* Demonstrated Communication and Presentation skills

* Ability to learn, adapt, and apply new concepts and technologies

* Experience prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic environment