Pay Rate: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

Our client, a Fortune 100 leader, is looking for a Senior Program Manager to manage the Program Management Office for the Human Resource Transformation program, supporting the Program Lead and Workstream Leads to successfully deliver the program plan.

Responsibilities

  • Manages and tracks the overall portfolio of initiatives to maximize use of resource, identify dependencies and risk
  • Develops and delivers program reporting to maintain focus on execution and achieve project outcomes
  • Owns the Program Management Office ensuring the program governance structure is mobilized
  • Partners with workstream leads and their teams to ensure focus is maintained on key deliverables
  • Works closely with external partners to ensure delivery of commitments, escalating risks, and issues to the Program Lead
  • Manages and tracks the program budget Co-ordinates program team calendar e.g., organizing workshops and managing logistics
  • Translates complex ideas into workable solutions in an agile team environment

Required Skills

  • 10 years of project management experience and at least 5 years of program management and consulting experience in implementing global projects in the retail and/or healthcare industry
  • Experience in establishing and managing Project Management Offices for programs
  • Extensive experience developing project plans including the charter, scope, project management approach, management plans, financial forecast, and schedule
  • Extensive experience in working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels
  • Experience managing program budgets of at least $20M
  • Strong communication, presentation, and organization skills
  • Strong and effective team leadership skills
  • Solid problem solving and analysis skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Project management methodologies, including Agile, Waterfall, etc.

Please send your  resume to aliciaharris@ifgpr.com for immediate consideration.