Program Manager in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2020

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager with our industry-leading client in Stamford, CT.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve existing operations recommending solutions, policies and procedures
  • Track and analyze key performance indicators to enhance the understanding of the business, support decision-making, and interpret highlights to store leadership
  • Facilitate periodic status meetings with multiple teams expressing health of projects
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Works closely with leadership to create roadmap and coordinate development and implementation of multiple initiatives.
  • Provides purpose, guidance and motivation to team members.
  • Tracks project statuses; adjusts team member assignments and resource allocations to ensure project objectives are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for performance review and monitoring continuous improvement plans.
  • Manages project staff results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; Plans monitors, and appraises job results.
  • Ensures alignment between project objectives and technical/operational solutions. Monitors and guides projects to ensure quality development and on-time delivery within budget.
  • Ensures updated project documentation is maintained.
  • Reviews and approves project budgets, funding requests, forecasts, invoices, cost allocations, and reporting.
  • Guides and reinforces project management best practices.
  • Applies lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Ensures compliance with department policies, procedures and practices.
  • Recruits, hires, trains and manages department staff. Perform other duties as requested. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is preferred
  • Experience managing projects from requirements gathering to completion
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to supervise and motivate others
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a can-do attitude, diplomatic approach, confidence and comfort around peers and leadership team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to establish rapport, define expectations and gain commitment to project goals and deliverables
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and independently
  • Ability to translate and synthesize data and complex information into compelling narrative
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems collaboratively while working under pressure
  • Proficiency with personal computer and software applications

Job ID: 346585

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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