Program Manager – Direct Applicants Only | Permanent |

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Program Manager – Direct Applicants Only

Town: | County: Cambridgeshire | Country: United Kingdom

Description: Role and Responsibilities

The Program Management & Operations (PMO) Team is responsible for planning and delivering several product lines and Professional Services projects for various customers.

As program manager, you will be in charge of all the internal projects related to one product line. This involves close interactions with related product, engineering, QA, architecture, PMO teams and reporting via the PMO organization.

The main responsibilities of the Program Manager role are:

Initiating & Planning projects within a program:

* Organize a project kick-off

* Determine and define project scope and objectives

* Foresee resources needs to reach the objectives

* Facilitate project planning by prioritizing tasks, identifying dependencies and work packages, setting deadlines and deliverables

* Propose and oversee timelines for engineering projects

Executing projects within a program

* Manage detailed and high-level project schedules and plans

* Ensure resource availability and allocation

* Operationally manage and coordinate internal and external resources efficiently

* Liaise with product managers and other PMO colleagues to translate internal and customers roadmap and requirements into engineering plans, processes

* Ensure plan accuracy and manage the associated risks

* Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope, within budget and quality

* Provide regular project updates to various stakeholders

* Communicate, report and collaborate consistently with other managers, suppliers, customers and contractors

Monitoring & Controlling projects within a program

* Monitor & track progress, change requests, risks

* Report and escalate to management as needed

* Measure performance and propose improvements

* Review budget and reassess costs with PnL owners

Closing projects

* Perform due diligence for necessary processes

* Assess the strengths and the weakness and possibly organize a post-mortem

Use program/project management best practices, standards

Develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders and executives

Salary Type:


Permanent | Full Time


Category: IT

Rogerio da Silva

Rogerio da Silva is a Brazilian who lives in the UK for a little over two decades. He is the owner of a test consulting and outsources services for software development. He likes to blog, write and create content that teaches others how to live a better life. Rogerio has two princesses and one powerful wife that help him with his work. He loves reading biographies of successful authors and dream builders because they inspire him to keep creating!

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