02 Nov
Program Manager
Wisconsin, Milwaukee , 53204 Milwaukee USA

job summary:Randstad Technologies is a global IT service and solutions organization. We support our clients technology initiatives and challenges through our projects, consulting, staffing and managed service offerings. We are looking for a Program Manager for one of our major clients. We need someone who has managed large global teams and technology programs. location: Milwaukee, Wisconsinjob type: Contractsalary: $60 - 80 per hourwork hours: 8am to 4pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:This position requires self-initiative, ownership, excellent listening skills, responsiveness, collaboration, technical leadership expertise, time management, communication and business acumen. This position will be responsible for managing multifunction and multi-vendor efforts to plan, sell, implement, and support service solutions to address customers' complex business issues. May manage the integration and/or development and execution of deliverables directly to the customer and in support of major enterprise-wide projects and annual support agreements that often exceeds $5M in revenue. Global collaboration and project/support coordination will be needed as required.A Program Manager supports a strategic objective of one or more IT customers, and thereby directs one or more specific projects that are initiated to accomplish that objective. Those individual projects will have individual goals (and, if warranted, individual project managers) but are linked together and have specific dependencies that require holistic management in order to assure achievement of the overall program objective.Key Responsibilities:

  • Works as leader to ensure Capability teams and Key Strategic initiatives are executing according to IT Program Management playbook
  • Able to independently lead medium to large programs
  • Works with IT Business Partner to help document strategic roadmap at the Epic/Feature level, with emphasis on mapping dependencies across multiple Capability Teams
  • Helps uncover and coordinate strategic dependencies across teams, both by helping to facilitate Big Room Planning, and through coordination across execution
  • Program Managers may attend Backlog Grooming sessions, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives to better understand the cross-team dependencies
  • Program Managers may help groups of Product owners communicate to stakeholders, help groups of Scrum Masters identify and mitigate risks, and will facilitate large synchronization events that are required to align multiple teams on scope and commitments
  • Serve as an extension of IT Business Partners in working across teams to manage resource impediments, budgets, or vendor management
  • May help identify process improvement opportunities across teams for large-scale delivery and orchestration
  • Provides technical expertise in planning, execution, and leadership of program, projects, and initiatives
  • Promotes collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
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