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IT Program Manager

  • Job reference: 919818
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Project Management, IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 24/05/2018

IT Program Manager serves as solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of assigned architecture initiatives.

Key Responsibilities Include: Drives, and is accountable for operational excellence of assigned program(s), with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program.

* Clearly communicate program status, issues, risks, plans, etc. to senior management.

* Manages budgets and contracts associated with program(s) or initiative(s).

* Manages activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the program(s).

* Maintains effective working relationships with peers and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization.

* Coordinates program support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, developing implementation, testing and training plans and ensuring the successful transition to support and maintenance teams.

* Qualifications: BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent.

* Minimum 10 years IT experience with 6 years in project/program management or equivalent.

* Ability to learn complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions.

* Experience with process quality methodology.

* Experience with two or more infrastructure technologies (compute, database, network, etc.).

* Experience with two or more application types (ERP, MEP, CSM, etc.).

* Demonstrated program management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication.

* Project management experience in global environments.

* Coordinate efforts in line with the 'bigger picture' to maximize the overall value of IT service delivery and demonstrated history resolving conflicts in priority.

* Awareness of and ability to deliver compliance requirements.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization.

* Understanding of IT technologies and how to apply them.

* Demonstrated ability to excel in a global matrix organization.

* Strong leadership skills Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver


Scrum Master or Project Owner Certification alt PMI certification

Embedded or Power electronic background

Agile hands on experience

Control system experience

Knowledge about KPI methodology and the implementation of it

MS Project or Smartsheets hands on experience

JIRA experience

Proven strong team management skills

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.