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Program Manager




Job Number: 119905
Offered Through: Brilliant Technology Staffing
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
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Job Post Date: 12/26/2018
Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Program Manager. This person will be responsible for the full lifecycle management of a large, highly complex program spanning multiple IT and business departments. They will manage the initiation, planning, execution, and finalizing projects according to deadlines and budget. Our client is an American multinational hospitality company that manages and franchises luxury hotels, resorts, and vacation properties. With 777 properties in 54 counties, they are ranked186 on Americas Best Employer list. The Program Manager role is a 6 month contract role located in Chicago, IL.

 

Program Manager Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with C-level stakeholders on a regular basis via presentations and written communications.
  • Create a roadmap/plan for multiple related work efforts which all roll up into a Program level plan to manage cross-functional and project dependencies, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Establish procedures for scope control by engaging stakeholders to agree on scope and schedule.
  • Proactively perform risk management and identify issues.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Ensure the gathering and documentation of requirements and project specifications.
  • Monitor project financials and recommend budget changes where necessary.
  • Perform resource management on projects to level resources and acquire appropriate staffing.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

 

Program Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 10 years direct experience in a project management capacity including all aspects from project initiation through execution and delivery.
  • Strong familiarity with MSProject, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.

 

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