Program Manager

Bristol, CT

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-07646

Job Title: Technical Program Manager 
Industry: Entertainment
Location: Bristol, CT
Duration: 11+ months
Rate Range: 85-90/hr
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holder, or Authorized to work in the US

Qualified candidates please send Resumes directly to Jenna Hinkle at jhinkle@inspyrsolutions.com. 

Description:

  • This individual will work closely with various project owners to define the project team and assign responsibilities. The Program Manager will also be responsible for developing a consolidated view of the project, and for project deliverables including calendars, cross project dependencies, risk analysis, stakeholder coordination, and regular communication of status.
  • Primary responsibilities include guiding process development at a project team level and managing high risk, high-impact, strategic projects across a multi-disciplinary, multi-function group of technologists and business professionals. This requires experience communicating across audiences, effectively defining and utilizing escalation paths, and updating technology or business leaders.
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  • The program manager reports into the Global Program Management organization and will be responsible for driving delivery across the DE&ET organization.

 Project Management Delivery: 
o Accountable for driving execution and delivery of projects or support programs from start to finish
o Demonstrates a clear understanding of the project/program's vision, objectives, scale and scope of work, expected outcomes, business value and impact, timelines, roadmaps, resource level requirements
o Establishes strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders
o Create full-scale master project schedules and communication plans consisting of multiple teams or components
o Supports governance practices and protocols to control and monitor the program/projects
o Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones, and deliverable tasks
o Establish project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans
o Actively participates in process and practice improvements in the project management environment and serves as a catalyst for project management excellence
o Establishes strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders
o Provides oversight to ensure critical day-to-day program/project deliverables progress forward to deliver specified requirements, objectives, and value
o Identifies gaps in the project team's accountability and ownership of deliverables
o Foster a team environment of self-organization, retrospect to learn and adapt with the goal of delivering the highest value to our guests and cast

Financial Management:
o Responsible for finance/budget responsibilities for projects and budgets (<***M).
o Analyzes, measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions, participate in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues, and maintains budget tracking and monitors budget expenditures

Status Reporting:
o Prepares program/project status reports to demonstrate project overall health, key performance indicator (KPI), risk, issues, accomplishments, next steps, and escalation requests
o Identifies and facilitates resolution of issues and risks on projects to meet commitments
o Maintains data visualization elements to provide a graphic demonstration of project analytics and metrics

Communication:
o Leads with a win/win attitude with competing priorities and adapts to diverse personalities. Operates as an independent and dynamic project leader. Demonstrates influencing without direct authority
o Facilitates project team meetings effectively, ensuring the desired outcomes are achieved
o Distributes timely and effective project meeting updates and call to action updates across project teams
o Demonstrates effective communication skills to facilitate project-related conversations with technology senior leaders/managers/directors and service owners alike, and driving tasks and project dependencies to completion across multiple supporting teams
o Escalates the need for guidance and support to direct manager effectively

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of applicable project management experience in a technology environment, preferably for a large company.
• Proven experience with at least 5 year of experience in leading technology, multidisciplinary efforts across a large-scale matrix organization
• Experience in leading technology projects or multi-threaded efforts
• Able to lead project meetings and workshops driving commitments, accountability, and deliverables
• Demonstrated critical thinking, and planning skills
• Demonstrated experience developing and managing software development project plans
• Exposure to software development lifecycle methodologies
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve business results
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to work effectively across a wide range of constituencies in a diverse corporate and client environment
• Proven ability to deliver projects on time and on budget while communicating with teams and leadership
• Ability to inspire, motivate and lead a team to produce quality work
• Ability to communicate effectively to technology and business leaders
• Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills
• Exposure to modern software development and infrastructure tools, processes, and practices, including Jira/Confluence, Airtable, Smartsheets, etc.
• End-user experience in the use of modern program and project management tools, such as ServiceNow, PPM, Clarity, Smartsheet, MS Project Online, etc.
• Exposure to a wide range of productivity tools, including collaboration software (e.g., Slack, MS Teams), and standard MS Office tools (e.g., Outlook Online, OneDrive).

Preferred Qualifications:
BA/BS in business, computer science preferred or other technical field or appropriate work experience

Required Education:
BA/BS in business, computer science preferred or other

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions: 
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities

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