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Program Manager

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce's client is looking for a Program Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Summary: The position's responsibilities include ensuring proper and timely control and dissemination of all necessary supporting documentation including budgets, program and project plans, and vendor information in a manner conducive to proper program implementation and successful completion. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Program Manager plans, schedules, and drives for timely completion of IT programs, using waterfall, agile, and hybrid methods as appropriate
  • Coordinates efforts between different projects for efficiency and to ensure dependencies are met
  • Coordinates with vendors and monitors their progress
  • Creates program, project, and portfolio timeline and cost presentations for senior leadership
  • Facilitates technical and non-technical project meetings and decisions, records minutes, documents decisions, and drives timely closure of actions
  • Works with teams to ensure they adhere to project management standards when implementing solutions
  • As a Program Manager, you lead the development, documentation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes
  • Prepares and/or reviews documentation of computer systems and guides decisions about development and testing of these systems, including functional and technical requirements
  • Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with senior leadership and functional managers throughout business areas
  • Creates and maintains program and project plans, including a view of dependencies
  • Works with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete project charters which outline scope, goals, deliverables, resources, budget, and timing
  • Tracks and report on scope, goals, deliverables, resources, budget, and timing
  • Program Managers communicates with end user, project team and project sponsors/stake holders of program and project status Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • 7-10 years of experience managing Information Technology projects
    • Knowledge of Hospitality applications (particularly LMS) required
    • Thorough knowledge of Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid methods
    • Good skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal with a diverse range of people, which includes the upper levels of corporate management
    • Self-sufficient, requiring limited supervision over job knowledge, expectations, and successful project completion
    • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, and proficiency in MS Office tools required
    • Working knowledge of Project Management tools and Visio
    • Excellent communication and mentoring skills Preferred Skills:
      • Certifications: Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and Scaled Agile Framework consultant (SAFe SPC 4), Project Management Professional (PMP)
      • Knowledge of Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, SAFe, Crystal, FDD, etc.
      • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
      • Experience as a Business Analyst or a thorough understanding of that role
      • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma process improvement Kforce 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.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Fort Lauderdale , Program Manager, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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