Sr. Program Manager

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Raleigh, NC
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Desired profile:

  • 10+ years experience as a Program Manager 
  • Has worked with OSS/Enterprise and Cloud Software
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Has built and communicated project dashboards to exec teams
  • Ability to perform in a very fast paced environment
  • Preferably the East Coast, will consider San Jose for right candidate. 

Requirements

  • Manage cross functional delivery across various functions such as product management, product marketing, engineering, field enablement and launch
  • Manage cross-functional project and program planning and execution across UI, OSS, Cloud and Enterprise products.
  • Ensure the key product requirements were met through the project lifecycle. Implement and communicate processes and procedures to keep team members on plan.
  • Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Work with project team to continuously updatedates, scope, status, and documentation.
  • Provide weekly release status for executive staff by creating and maintaining dashboard updates
  • Ensure transparency and predictability.
  • Ability to create open lines of communication among global project teams
  • Build and maintained relationships with key stakeholders
  • Help teams estimate and increase velocity
  • Drive process improvements and measures by defining metrics to meet quality and delivery goals.
  • Ensure that lessons learned are captured comprehensively, acted on and communicated.
  • Provide coaching for other team members to improve skill sets.
  • Plan team quarterly goals and tasks
  • Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively.

Qualifications

  • Confident leader who communicates clearly and effectively influences colleagues
  • Able to independently influence and resolve conflicts with others
  • Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to guide a team toward an objective.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of project managementexperience.
  • Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management. Must be well organized and able to work effectively under time pressure.
  • OSS/Enterprise software experience
  • Proficiency with JIRA, MS Project (or other related scheduling software).
  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Experience in management of complex technology projects.
  • Experience with and deep understanding of multiple project management methodologies
  • CAPM or PMP certification desired
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