Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.
We are currently looking for a Program Manager to join our team.
Highly collaborative position responsible for working with project managers and program sponsors to deliver technology programs that optimize value.
Partner with sponsors and stakeholders to understand business objectives and strategy to effectively structure programs and align program goals.
Collaborate with project managers to ensure each project remains strategically aligned and on track to hit major milestones.
Manage dependencies between projects and address issues and risks that may affect the program.
Responsible for end-to-end Program Management including planning, directing, and monitoring activities of project teams involved in initial analysis, design, development, and implementation of programs.
Leads creation of program plans across a large, distributed organization.
Directs and monitors program documentation and progresses plans for ongoing projects within the program.
Leads program performance communications with program and business sponsors to guide critical decisions and IT partnerships.
Coordinates measurement and monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) and return on investment (ROI) for programs.
Prepares ad hoc stakeholder and senior leader communication in partnership with Program Sponsor.
Leads internal reviews of program risk analysis, risk logs, and adherence under defined risk and program management standards and escalates as necessary.
Anticipates program issues and identifies dependencies and interdependent projects to successfully deliver programs and associated projects.
Manages program financials including budget, actuals, forecast, and variance.
Collaborates on refining program estimates and budgets from onset to close.
Directs program activities with 3rd party providers, managing integration of vendor tasks and deliverables as well as tracking contractual obligations.
Manages feasibility studies, vendor selections, and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders.
Identifies and directs program team members from onset to close, leading collaboration, coaching, and mentoring throughout project teams.
Conducts interim and post-project reviews to assess needs, provide recommendations, and create improvements for future projects.
Manages change requests in accordance with change control guidelines.
Ensures Program adherence with established Program Management standards throughout life of the Program.
Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
8+ years of related experience in project and/ or program management.
Prior experience managing large scale, transformational programs.
Demonstrated ability to quickly comprehend a broad array of initiatives to direct program scope, requirements gathering, and change management to meet changing Business and IT objectives.
Proficient knowledge of program management concepts, from planning and inception, through implementation and support.
Proven leadership in the indirect supervision/coaching of project teams comprised of multiple levels of employees, including both professionals and management.
Superb communication skills – both written and verbal with the ability to engage an audience across a broad range of technical expertise and/or business acumen.
Demonstrated high degree of collaboration.
Works well with others in team environments as it relates to delivering projects and programs.
Strong meeting facilitation skills with the ability to effectively communicate with any level of senior leader participants.
Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field.
Experience working within large organizational programs spanning multiple business areas and sponsors.
Experience managing in a matrixed reporting structure.
Knowledge of Project and Program Management tools.
Experience in agile methodology and CI/CD principles.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.
Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
PMO, Program manager, project management, Agile, Change managment