Project / Program Manager Job Description

Project / Program Manager Job Description

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Project / program manager provides technical oversight of applicable vendor and/or client processes, methodologies, and tools to minimize risk and validate the applicable requirements, standards and best practices are being followed on the project.

Project / Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Contributes material and timely input to the development and continuous improvement of the Program Management Office processes, related SOPs, and supporting materials
Identify opportunities for reuse of technology solutions
Works according to the spirits of Fastworks, Simplification, Stewardship, Project management Tools & Methods, Compliance
Manage the daily operations of the work experience program including interfacing with CJFS managers and supervisors to ensure effective and timely communication
Direct front line staff responsible for immediately engaging and placing participants in high quality work experiences
Monitor the ongoing quality of worksites and regular and timely participant attendance and progress reporting
Monitor and evaluate staff productivity and performance on a regular basis and develop performance improvement plans when needed
Work closely with the CJFS program officer to ensure implementation of a high quality and effective program
Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly utilization and outcome reports as needed
Identify quality and/or programmatic issues and develop and implement program improvement plans

Project / Program Manager Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Project / Program Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, ITIL, CSM, PMI, V3, PBS, CSPM, ACP, CSP, B.A

Education for Project / Program Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Project / Program Manager

Desired skills for project / program manager include:

Processes and methodologies applicable to project management
Key operational policies
Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Own discipline and broadens capabilities
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Related disciplines
Processes
Collaboration tools
Microsoft Project
Industry standards

Desired experience for project / program manager includes:

Manage stakeholders interactions and expectations
Experience with ITIL framework as it relates to data centers
Expertise in the full Microsoft Office Suite and project management tools including Visio, Project and Lync
Demonstrable skill in capturing detailed minutes while leading meetings
Manage risk throughout the project life cycle
Experience with coordinating various technical teams with server builds, migrations, decommissions

Project / Program Manager Examples

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Project / Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a project / program manager. 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 manager
  • Portfolio Project Managment Best practices
  • Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of organizational programs
  • Aids in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts
  • Develops new business and expands product line
  • Leads low complexity projects
  • Lead external implementation projects as PM
  • Project budget creation and execution
  • Presales conducting
  • Customer support establishment
  • Manage delivery of several independent projects
Qualifications for project / program manager
  • Experience in the mortgage or mortgage servicing industry is preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years experience managing programs
  • Broad knowledge of human services programs with an emphasis on workforce and related programs knowledge and understanding of the workforce services market place and/or TANF
  • Experience managing direct service staff expertise in analyzing data and trends and addressing them
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and organizational and follow-through skills
  • Successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project / program manager. 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 manager
  • Prioritize resource allocation
  • Review and monitor vendor performance
  • Manage key decision points in program plan
  • Manage program to ensure deliverables are produced, and partner to obtain sign-offs
  • Lead a team in defining program requirements based on program objectives
  • Lead team in defining priorities for system enhancements based on client objectives, roadmap and user needs
  • Analyzes current program and/or system implementation, business and user needs, and provides system feedback
  • Deliver presentations and leads clients meetings
  • Helps senior PM's manage system rollouts and ensures system operations after go-lives via an adequate handover to the operational teams
  • Distributes information as necessary and provides status reporting to different levels of the organization and different stakeholders
Qualifications for project / program manager
  • Work with offshore Project Managers to ensure full collaboration between onshore and offshore engineers
  • Oversee the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) of all DAP Products including on
  • Lead the transition from waterfall to agile PDLC
  • Maintain existing and develop new PDLC Procedures
  • Manage high-profile key projects or a flagship product to ensure on target delivery
  • Develop and implement PMO KPI based on business requirements
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project / program manager. 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 manager
  • Analyze performance data
  • Develop standards and procedures for courses, programs, learning groups, and reports and deploy standards across the global organization
  • Point of contact for interfacing with LMS Vendor, LMS hosting service, and Lam GIS
  • Develop SQL scripts and macros to enable unique training and reporting requirements for different business units
  • Train LMS coordinators in best practices to provide global training consistency
  • Work with LMS vendor on upgrades and configuration changes
  • Manages project financials including P&L Meets or exceeds SOAR approved budgets
  • Rigorously manage scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters
  • Develop communication plans and ensures stakeholders are accountable
  • Coordinate, train and support cross-functional team
Qualifications for project / program manager
  • Exercise excellent communication skills
  • Experience with electronic document and data control systems
  • Proficient in MS Windows, MS Office applications, SharePoint 2010, 2013, Office 365
  • Experience with Collabware and/or other records management software a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or Supply Chain with a minimum of 8 years of related experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience in building reports using SAP data, Access and Excel, SQL a plus
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a project / program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project / program manager
  • Build and maintain a network of relevant contacts within the Office of Development (OOD) and the university in general, and stay informed on current development priorities, university initiatives, and activities
  • Assist in drafting confidential briefing memoranda and prospect backgrounds for university leaders, to prepare them for individual meetings and events
  • Compose and edit internal and external correspondence
  • Train and support parent volunteers, and track their activities in the university external relations database
  • Retrieve information about prospects and donors, review and update records, and generate complex reports using the university external relations database
  • Prepare gift transmittals and troubleshoot issues with the Development Services department and the Controller’s Office
  • Support the management of the different work streams which need to simultaneously occur in order to bring the food venus to life
  • Overall Reporting Oversee the creation and maintenance of Delivery Center resource metrics and dashboards needed to run the business utilization, availability
  • Manage and coordinate team providing engineering and technical support for U.S. Navy shipboard HM&E systems and equipment
  • Assist with budget preparation, program reviews, and program documentation
Qualifications for project / program manager
  • 5 -7 years IT Project Management experience with tools and techniques for planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling IT projects
  • Proficient with standard office software and database entry
  • Direct consulting experience with Telecom, Cable, High Tech (including software industry) and/or Media & Entertainment focused clients
  • BS in Engineering (preferred) or Business Management
  • Ability to drive a financial plan and gross margin roadmap, and gain buy in from stakeholders and team members to achieve it
  • Ability to perform reconciliation analyses of the financial plan and drive corrective actions
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project / program manager. 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 manager
  • Create operational framework to digitize, scale and support business processes
  • Establish robust processes for org adoption and change management
  • Ensures that TMC operations are conducted in accordance with the DOT policies and industry standards
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a semi-annual update of the SOP, SOG and other required technical or procedural documents to conform to the current status of the ITS deployment, ATM Software and other software systems, DOT policy, TMC policy and industry standards
  • Reporting to the Head of Product Development, you will lead the coordination of product release management activities across product management, multiple development and test teams, product operations, business units and functions in compliance with the company’s documented release management process
  • Impact is on the entire function or process
  • Present to functional leadership, to executive management, the health of the projects and the mitigation actions needed for any corrective measures needed
  • Ensure successful kaizen events by installing and ensuring compliance to the kaizen process (includes
  • Work with cross-functional teams from Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and other disciplines to develop and implement innovative information systems
  • Work with Global Information Systems group in defining systems architecture, technology and development roadmaps
Qualifications for project / program manager
  • Lean training and understanding
  • Familiarity with ISO9001, TS16949 quality system requirements
  • Resources Industry experience advantageous
  • Competent in the use of PMP, project management and analytical software tools
  • Scope definition with support and guidance from product lead
  • Issues and Risk Management

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