Mobile Program Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start:
09-27-2011
Duration:
6 month
From:
Generic Network
Place:
Georgia
Date:
09/06/2011
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
233118

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Our customer in Atlanta is in need of 2 Program Managers for an initial 6 month engagement.

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for the coordinated management of multiple mobile applications. Prefer experience with google wallet and smart phone financial transaction applications.

Accountable for delivering programs on time, within budget, and within scope. This individual will lead and coordinate cross-functional, cross-departmental, cross-company teams that are responsible for all aspects of a project, from initiation to closure. The Program Manager exemplifies the highest level of initiative and leadership skills and acts as a mentor for more junior members of the department. Will be responsible for meeting with Mobile Vendors.

1. Insures project methodologies, project delivery processes, and implementation management processes are followed. This includes managing and driving:
Project/Program Schedule
Risk and Issue Management
Scope Change Management
2. Manages the program budget. This includes understanding and validating estimates, cost variance tracking, and managing project resources effectively.
3. Provides clear and concise project communication; both written and verbal.
4. Facilitates/manages project communications and stakeholder, client and project team expectations.
Skills/Experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
Proficient in Microsoft Project
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Proven success in delivering projects within budget and specified timeframes, while ensuring customer satisfaction
Proven problem solving skills from problem assessment to solution selection
Ability to identify alternatives and make contingency plans
Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction, and altering priorities
Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments

Scope
Works with constituent Project Managers (who are responsible to the Program Director for the execution of their project and its impact on the program) to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program. Generally responsible for determining and coordinating the sharing of resources among their constituent projects to the overall benefit of the program. Usually responsible for stakeholder management particularly stakeholders external to the organization.
Autonomy
Makes complex decisions and recommendations under limited direction and using high degree of initiative and independent judgment.
Experience
Bachelors Degree or equivalent plus 10-15 years progressive management experience, including large-scale program and project management and personnel management. PgMP and/or PMP preferred.