Project / Program Management Job Description

Project / Program Management Job Description

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Project / program management provides support for all program resources involved in schedule management in the use of schedule management tools – MS Project and Planview Enterprise.

Project / Program Management Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Preparing the project plan and project budget and managing to both
Defining milestones and ensuring they are met
Identifying and appropriately managing project stakeholders
Managing all project communications
Identifying and managing risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies affecting your projects and ensuring timely escalation as required
Preparing and conducting presentations to management
Supports project communications, including creation of status reports and summaries, tracking escalations and resolutions of issues, coordinating stakeholder meetings and updates, and updating documentation
Develops quality rill downs for products based on tracked metrics
Communicates product and process issue analysis to product stakeholders
Drive operational activities (planning, organizing, communications, and logistics/technology) for the Pipeline Committee meetings

Project / Program Management Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project / Program Management

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, CPM, CAMS, RPA, SOX, CSM, VLSS, CAPM, GAT

Education for Project / Program Management

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project / program management job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Project Management, Business/Administration, Business/Management, Communication, Technical, Management

Skills for Project / Program Management

Desired skills for project / program management include:

Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Related disciplines
Own discipline and broadens capabilities
Disciplines within the function
Related job families
Computer software
MS PowerPoint
Business and management principles involved in strategic planning
MS Project

Desired experience for project / program management includes:

Ability to Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
Ability to manage the process of innovative change effectively
Plan, analyze, organize, coordinate, and produce output for external pipeline / portfolio reporting (ie – earnings calls) and for Senior Leadership requests
Leads analysis of overall milestone performance and presentation to Senior Leadership
Develop and/or review R&D PM reporting/ information/deliverables and ensure quality and adherence to standards/requirements
May lead and/or represent the R&D PM function on special task forces, cross-functional teams, and/or working groups

Project / Program Management Examples

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Project / Program Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a project / program management. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for project / program management
  • Drive the development of portfolio, program and project management-specific training content and facilitate and/or deliver the training
  • Support the development of Program and Project management talent framework
  • Participate and prepares for Steering Committee / Sponsor Meetings
  • Manage product development projects within established software development frameworks as applicable, including Agile, SAFe, Waterfall, Effectively drive, manage, coordinate, monitor, and report status for new and iterative application releases, ensuring development projects are delivered within committed timelines and budgets
  • Manage the coordination of customer implementation projects for Surround applications, including new installations, upgrades, and modifications, ensuring the appropriate level, application, and timing of resources to meet timeline and budget constraints
  • Establish operational objectives relevant to deliverables and manage resource allocation, capacity planning, and budgeting to meet objectives and customer requirements
  • Other activities as assigned or apparent
  • Track and maintain program budget and product cost estimates
  • Be a Single Point Of Accountability for End User Computing customer projects of digital transformation and deployment
  • Team building and leading KSS Team with great execution of KPI’s
Qualifications for project / program management
  • A strong background in data analysis ad advanced MS Excel knowledge is
  • Knowledge of the Americas Commercial Tech Support org and
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related discipline, Master's qualification preferred
  • Strong project management skills, PMP or project certification preferred
  • Ideally have knowledge of employee communications and engagement
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a technical, scientific or project management related discipline and 4+ years professional work experience, preferably in project management, system based processes, or the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
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Project / Program Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of project / program management. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for project / program management
  • Held accountable for results of timely implementation, communication, and on-going support of assigned projects and programs
  • Work with internal partners on new product roll-out or special project initiatives
  • Perform project planning functions and execute detailed project plans for on-schedule delivery of transformational technology and continuous improvement projects
  • Foster best practices for completing projects on time and budget, right-sizing the project management processes and tools applied to managing scope, schedules, costs, resources, quality and risk as necessary
  • Collaborate and manage IT, R&D, projects and Quality solutions delivery teams
  • Secure project resource commitments and monitor resource use and ongoing availability
  • Perform risk management to minimize impacts to the project through proactive intervention of identifying and communicating project risks early, developing and employing effective risk mitigation strategies
  • Monitor, control and measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain required project documentation
  • Generate data and provide metrics analysis
Qualifications for project / program management
  • Proved management skills with min
  • At least a college degree
  • At least 10 years leading, managing and delivering projects and/or programs on time and within budget
  • Working knowledge of project leadership on multifaceted and increasingly complex projects
  • Experience at the 624th Operations Center or 24th Air Force preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of industry experience and a maximum of 6 years
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of project / program management. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project / program management
  • Build strong relationships and engagement with multiple internal customers
  • Partner with team in EMEA , APJ and AMER to synchronize and align deliverables
  • Develop innovative solutions to prevent content and product data errors from hitting customers in new and exciting ways
  • Develop and Execute a RTB cadence for Global Channel Services
  • Lead cross functional team on Channel Services - Execute on opportunities identified by our partners
  • Own 2-3 Strategic programs for the Channel Services Organization
  • Responsible for the overall content management of presentations for executives within the FP&A Transformation Office
  • Oversees and coordinates work performed by internal and external impacted parties
  • Partner with cross functional teams including but not limited to Repair Engineering, Technical Support, eSupport, GSP, Field Services, and Parts to solution requirements that support warranty reductions
  • Goal attainment and tracking which requires measuring of initiatives and facilitating gap to goal variance discussions
Qualifications for project / program management
  • Familiarity in the application of project management principles
  • Requires a BS/BA in a related field
  • Proven project management skills in a software development environment
  • Ability to work with minimal direction to create concise, effective communication materials
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically to present the business case and demonstrate the value of services
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a project / program management. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project / program management
  • Serves as a liaison between clients and internal groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification
  • Maintains a program/project file of relevant information, documents and correspondence related to the program/project in an auditable state ensuring that all deliverables are appropriately documented
  • Manages daily checkpoints and weekly reporting needs including documenting and tracking changes, assumptions, issues, risks and dependencies related to the program/project and where applicable the overarching programme
  • Produces high quality and timely management information fit for consumption by the Program Manager and relevant governance structures
  • Provides coaching and training to the project team and recipients as required
  • Adheres to the CPMO Program Management Playbook
  • Managing program design – Program Manager will design the FLDP program, develop the finance curriculum, onboarding program, and events calendar for both the full-time FLDP program and the summer internship program
  • Provide advanced project management support to complex drug development projects, including action item tracking, organization and communication of team materials
  • Develops multiple project planning scenarios
  • Independently identifies opportunities for improvement of departmental work processes and manages a single large project, or several small projects
Qualifications for project / program management
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, including working with and presenting to senior executives
  • Ability to work and drive key messaging across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to conduct process and value stream mapping, develop re-engineered processes aligned with technology solutions
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced project environment
  • Demonstrates an engaging and inclusive manner to promote the greatest contribution from all team members
  • Asserts respectful, fact-based constructive challenges instead of avoiding difficult topics, project issues or potential risks
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project / program management. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project / program management
  • Track status and facilitate completion of short-term improvements in preparation for the 2018 Transition
  • Note successful ways TBT plans for the unplanned or addresses unplanned/unknown requirements during the 2018 Transition that can be applied to future Transitions and incorporated into the House Transition Playbook
  • Escalate risks, issues, and proposed mitigations to PTO Director immediately upon identification
  • Lead the development of project communications and executive-level briefings and/or reports for various senior stakeholder audiences to communicate progress towards achieving intended project benefits
  • Other project management support duties as assigned
  • Be involved with the Delivery of enterprise scale Infrastructure and/or Application Development projects
  • Mentor and manage consultants assigned to the project and serve as escalation point
  • Create weekly, monthly, quarterly reports, there by effectively managing client metrics
  • Team lead and supervisor for all services provided by reporting team and their deliverables
  • In charge of requirement capture, task management, ETA / status confirmation and final delivery
Qualifications for project / program management
  • Clarifies ambiguity and aligns stakeholders around shared goals and objectives
  • Skillful at using a range of influence styles to exert positive pressure on others’ choices to drive achievement of goals
  • 2+ years of managing project team resources in a highly matrixed environment
  • 2+ years of project management experience with software development life-cycle experience or implementation of technology solutions in a global environment
  • 2+ years of experience in implementing technology roadmaps, considering the business case and phasing of identified (or not yet identified) solutions
  • 2+ years of advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint

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