Program Manager in Waltham, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Waltham, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    296841

Job Description

Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Program Manager. This position works with business and IT stakeholders to understand and develop program scope, business objectives and timelines. In this role the candidate will determine the appropriate project-management staffing for all projects in the portfolio, work with the project manager to strategize and outline the goals and objectives of each program/project so they align with organizational goals and monitor multiple interconnected projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Review key project documents such as project charters, high-level timelines, project plans, resources requirements, and so on
  • Ensure that cross-project activities and dependencies are coordinated.
  • Ensure that project-deliverables goals will be met as planned.
  • Monitor change requests that arise to ensure they are properly managed to avoid problems with scope, resources, and time.
  • Manage risks to minimize impact on programs; work with project managers to resolve issues as needed.
  • Assist in removing key obstacles currently impacting project success.
  • Provide project managers with the tools and support they need to succeed.
  • Engage with and present to senior management on various program and project topics.
  • Report to senior management on program/project status.
  • Coach and mentor project personnel.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience as a Program Manager orten years of project-management experience managing large initiatives
  • PMP certification desirable
  • 10 years of experience in the high-tech field, preferably with at least three years of experience working on technical/infrastructure-related projects
  • Three-plus years of experience working in an Agile environment, either as a Project Manager or a ScrumMaster
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple programs/projects concurrently
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Experience working independently, as well as in a team-oriented collaborative environment
  • Strong, clear communication skills (written, verbal, and presentational)
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Persuasive, adaptable, encouraging, and motivating
  • An independent learner and self-starter
  • An eye for detail but able to see the big picture
  • A background in financial services preferred

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.