IT Program Manager in Painted Post, New York at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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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. 


  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally


  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint


  • Painted Post, NY


Responsible for delivering Microsoft Office 365 migration program. Program Manager duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  •  Understand high level O365 migration process, technology and toolsets, not limited to architectural reviews, compliance reviews and various project artifacts
  • Lead the team to define and manage the scope, schedule, budget and resources to successfully fulfill business and technical requirements to deliver the program
  • Facilitates in partnership with service owners and technical leads the creation of the program scope, approach, deliverables, milestone dates, budget, risks, resources and overall timeline.
  • Plan and manage migration project by identifying tasks, resources delivery timelines, milestones, deliverables and success metrics
  • Manage project issues and risks to prevent potential barriers to project success, raise to leadership when warranted
  • Create and maintain relevant project documentation such as project charter/scope, project plans, status reports, financial trackers, and operational checklists including migration and technical design documents
  • Create and review vendor SOWs and track invoicing, manage budget
  • Create comprehensive deployment plans which oversee the deployment and ensure backout and rollback plans are created
  • Strong ability to manage project within defined scope and able to negotiate additional changes as a change request
  • Works across service line owners to understand key goals and priorities in order to assess potential relationships and dependencies to the current program for inclusion or close monitoring
  • Provides senior IT level presentations that clearly communicate various aspects about the program including, strategy, direction, status, risks and complexity to deliver desired outcome
  • Delivers regular accurate, concise and comprehensive updates on the program
  • Lead project status meetings with customer stakeholders and project teams on a regular basis
  • Leads regular steering committee updates for the program
  • Report up through the IT2025 program and sync up timelines, deliverables, and financials
  • Helps facilitate and coordinate major decisions that can influence or hinder the program as necessary
  • Provides general communication and awareness to the broader organization on the program, intended outcomes and progress.


  • Proficient in platforms like MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • 15-20 years in information technology with at least 7 years in O365 migration engagements
  • Experience migrating/upgrading Office 365 environment
  • Experience handling large scale migration projects
  • Knowledge of Microsoft's entire cloud suite including Office, Skype for Business, SharePoint and OneDrive
  • Familiarity with organizational change management including end user training
  • Certified PM (PMP)
  • Experience creating and implementing plans per project goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates a high degree of customer service and teamwork
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Ability to effectively communicate to project, sponsors, and leadership
  • Position is mostly remote. No travel expected in 2020. Travel in 2021 should be less than 25% and would likely be to Corning, NY or Charlotte, NC.