Program Manager

Program Manager

08 Apr 2021
Colorado, Broomfield, 80023 Broomfield USA

Program Manager

Description

We are seeking a CONTRACT Senior Program Manager-IT Infrastructure to join our growing team.

COME ON BOARD THE AIRBORNE PMO & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TEAM!

How will you make a difference?

  • Lead day to day IT Infrastructure and cloud migration projects, including facilitation of solution requirements and architecture strategy, migration strategy, application suitability/readiness assessment, migration planning, and execution coordination
  • Proactively develops detailed project plans in collaboration with key stakeholders within the transaction team, business unit and/or target organization
  • Leverages experience, perspective, and key lessons learned from other projects to ensure future project success
  • Identifies key stakeholders, understand their expectations, and execute effective communication plans
  • Independently leads medium to large projects with minimal supervision
  • Supports the Program Management Office in all program governance activities and AS9100 compliance
  • Proactively manages all aspects of a project/program through the project life cycle project planning, monitoring and controlling through execution, and project closure
  • Implements project management best practices to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and meet the overall project objectives
  • Proactively develops and communicates risk mitigation and contingency plans for key program risks with project stakeholders
  • Facilitates collaborative negotiations with project participants and stakeholders to drive alignment on addressing significant issues before they impact the project
  • Confidently leads and facilitates project meetings - completion of pre/post meeting activities including ensuring appropriate invitation list, meeting minutes, action item logging, and update program documentation as required
  • Prepares accurate presentations and presents strategic project status updates tailored for various levels throughout the organization, including Executive Leadership team
  • Coaches project managers and other junior resources
  • Responsible to oversee and correct deliverables from project managers and junior team members
  • Ensures electronic project documentation repository is up to date for all project documentation, business/technology documents related to the initiatives/projects/programs; tracks and sets up deliverable process (sign-off, documentation)
  • Facilitates process to gather input and finalizes the program's project close document, including lessons learned to ensure continuous improvement to the integration/separation life cycle
  • Compiles inputs from multiple areas/teams and consolidates into summarized strategic materials for leadership
  • Develops initial project budget and ensures proper mechanism for gathering key inputs from all key stakeholders
  • Establishes process to establish, track and communicate key project KPIs


Qualifications
  • 7+ years Project Management experience / PMO experience
  • 3 years' experience in on-premises and cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and security projects

Required Skills, Talents & Experiences
  • IT transformation project experience (assessments, migrations, consolidations, virtualization projects, etc.)
  • Foundational understanding of public cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to senior leadership
  • Ability to establish credibility and trust with key stakeholders and project teams to effectively lead through influence
  • Superior discernment skills; know which competing task takes priority at a given time
  • Practical problem solving and critical thinking skills with excellent judgment and attention to detail
  • Superb collaboration and communication skills with all levels of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Must possess managerial courage; demonstrate confidence with a data-driven approach to managing risks and making decisions that will impact project execution and organizational objectives
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness to explore creative solutions to eliminate potential program roadblocks


Preferred Skills, Talents & Experiences
  • Experience in the wireless communications, data communications and/or aviation industry
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or equivalent PM experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Project Server
  • Experience implementing projects using Agile and SAFe methodologies


Pay Rate: $54/hr-$69/hr

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

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