Program Manager


Melville, NY

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 249 days ago

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As a PMO Program Director, you will direct multiple Program Managers and projects within a Service Line, ensuring goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time-frames and funding parameters.


  • Program Management ? planning and coordinating resources and activities to meet assigned initiatives objectives, budget and schedules (traditional Program Management responsibilities).
  • Deep technical skills and understanding across multiple platforms ? emphasis on data network (including routers, switches, firewall, load balances, IPS/IDS, wireless in a highly available clinical environment) plus server, storage, and messaging. Skills and experiences required to help define and manage technical solution and implementation.
  • Directs multiple Program Managers in planning and coordinating staff and activities of an assigned area and ensures project milestones and budgetary constraints are maintained.
  • Collaborates with Program and Project Managers to define time-frames, funding, procedures, deliverables and staffing levels.
  • Directs and manages cross-functional team engagement and alignment as it pertains to requirements, scope and project delivery.
  • Ensures Program Managers work with IT teams, vendors and customers to develop project proposals outlining deliverables, requirements, risks, assumptions, key stakeholders, roles and responsibilities and budgets.
  • Collaborates with senior OCIO management to build and manage program management function in support of projects.
  • Assists in defining and developing departmental wide program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics.
  • Reviews high level deliverables across assigned Service Line projects and reports to senior management on projects? status.
  • Reviews quality assurance procedures in accordance with established methodology and ensure successful project execution by Program and Project managers.
  • Escalates risk issues to senior management when project scope requires intervention.
  • Assists in evaluation, re-prioritization and re-design of project plans and objectives as necessary.
  • Contributes to Portfolio Management and Planning for assigned areas.
  • Collaborates with PMO administrative leaders to create, enhance and deliver improved project management processes and practice.
  • Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports.
  • Ensures Program Managers train assigned staff in appropriate processes and documentation standards.
  • Manages resources including operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, staff and information.


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, required.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification, preferred.
  • 8+ years progressive experience in Information Systems including 4+ years managing projects and staff, required.
  • Significant experience in assigned technical area (i.e. Finance, Healthcare, Facilities, Infrastructure, etc.) and in similarly sized IT organization, required.
  • Demonstrated experience in the 9 Project Management Institute (PMI) knowledge areas, and Program and Portfolio Management required.
  • Project management, communication, presentation, relationship building and strategic planning and implementation skills, required.
  • Analytical and organization skills and ability to develop and implement complex project plans, required.
  • Skilled at MS Project or project planning tools, required. Experience with CA Clarity or related PPM tool.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's

Required license or certification:

  • PMP