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IT Program Manager III in Fort Mill, SC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Fort Mill, SC

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Manages sub-project dependencies and program constructs.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of how agile and waterfall frameworks work to deliver business value and how various practices can and should evolve.
  • Can identify the appropriate level of granularity that satisfies visibility and control needs.
  • Articulates complex schedules and inter-dependencies in a consumable way for stakeholders.
  • Works within multiple methodologies to develop a comprehensive schedule.
  • Monitors future work to proactively adjust plan and resource focus and looks for trends to foresee scheduling challenges.
  • Identifies, solicits and documents specific project risk/impediments at initiation using various modes and questioning techniques. Proactively identifies, documents, and communicates risks throughout the project lifecycle, including gaining project stakeholder agreement.
  •  Collects effort estimates and understands available capacity to derive accurate durations.
  •  Responsible for the planning and facilitation of standard meetings to include; backlog preparation, iteration planning, retrospectives, iteration reviews and daily stand-ups.
  • Recommend deviation from the standard process and gain consensus from stakeholders.
  • Provides all qualitative and quantitative status updates in the context of the project's critical success criteria and overall goals.
  • Identifies, solicits and documents specific project risks and impediments at initiation using various modes and questioning techniques.
  • Addresses quality issues directly with the team and communicates proactively with the stakeholders on long-term resolution.
  • Manages the performance of managers/professional staff through goal setting, ongoing assessment and experienced coaching. 16. Leverages the performance management cycle to motivate subordinates and support achievement of objectives; coaches other managers.

  •  Accountable for the performance of projects within the portfolio through subordinate managers.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience, including 7 or more years managing projects and at least 3 years of leadership experience
  • 3+ years of Agile experience
  • 3+ years of people leadership required
  • SAFe Agile experience recommended
  • Related certification preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced Level Understanding of: Large scale, technically complex projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Relevant business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Clarity, MS Project, Team Foundation Server, Jira)
  • Possesses the ability to balance a willingness to engage with ideas different from their own, encouragement of others to express divergent perspectives, the capability to influence, conflict management, and teamwork.
  • Highly adaptable to changing environment.
  • Situational awareness of when to listen and when to be assertive.

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