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Program Manager

Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 307639
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Position Summary

Our client is a leader in the financial services industry, with business operations in dozens of countries around the world. This company is a market leader with over two centuries of experience and manages over $200 billion in assets. They are currently seeking a Contract Program Manager to join their team.

Responsibilities of the Program Manager:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to project team
  • Define and mange project from end to end
  • With team, identify necessary project roles and select resources
  • Identify and implement workstreams
  • Manage risks/issues, mitigation plans, and escalation process
  • Regularly report status to senior leadership and stakeholders
  • Manage program Steering Committee/stakeholder meetings
  • Manage overall program budget; optimize program spend
  • Create and maintain Tollgate documentation and present at required meetings
  • Create, develop, and maintain SharePoint site content

Requirements of the Program Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience; or equivalent
  • Previous experience managing program budgets from $5m - $15m
  • Experience in front, middle, and back office core capital markets
  • Experience leading geographically distributed teams
  • Excellent diplomatic skills, with the ability to manage issues across teams
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with both Waterfall and Agile methodologies 
  • Ability to implement a framework to deliver large projects
  • Detail and solution-oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, including Visio

Keywords: Program Manager, Manage, Lead, Guide, SharePoint, Tollgate, Microsoft Office, Visio, Waterfall, Agile, Diplomacy, Issue Resolution

Job ID: 307639

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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