• IT Program Manager - SAP Programs Jobs in United States Of America - 25172520

  • Avantor
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Job SummaryGlobal Program Manager - IT will be responsible to direct the strategy, prioritization, coordination and risk mitigation of the project portfolio through approved IT governance Partner closely with various IT teams and Sr Leadership to valuate and prioritize new projects and assess readiness for governance decisions Facilitate the development and ongoing evolution of the IT Strategic and Annual Plan MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

Collaborate with Business Relationship Management and finance teams to support project intake, vetting and prioritization processes within each portfolio, sub-portfolio, and across portfolios as needed
Define strategy around portfolio and project selection process, based on IT resources and business needs
Ensures the project management team follows standards and methodology for portfolio and project management, from intake to estimation to execution and delivery to closure
Assists in the creation and maintenance of the global IT governance program
Serves as a resource to senior executives by developing and leading internal consulting efforts around intake for executive ideas/initiatives
Facilitate the governance and portfolio status review meetings; identify and quantify variances, complete any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders
Coordinate the development of key frameworks such as Risk and Resource Management
Provide transparency to portfolio investments, manage the financials, and works with the project managers and relevant stakeholders to review forecasting against budgets
Identify, track, and help resolve cross-portfolio dependencies and conflicts
Ensure that portfolio benefits are defined and managed during the portfolio lifecycle, and that the realization is monitored
Provide consistent and effective portfolio dashboards, portfolio reviews, scorecards, and reports
Promote IT framework, governance, and processes
Demonstrates exceptional leadership and motivational skills, clear communication and vision

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

Bachelors degree in a business or science discipline
Seven (7) years of progressive project management experience including planning and executing complex projects with multiple delivery partners/business units
Five (5) years in an established leadership role overseeing large scale IT budgets and initiatives
Demonstrated project portfolio management skills (project intake, resource demand planning, budget management)
Demonstrated experience in project budgeting and monitoring
Facilitation in governance, project reviews, steering, and other project related meetings

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

Evidence of professional achievement in maximizing business value and/or IT utilization through the use of IT Governance and Project Management
Demonstrable experience in creating and maintaining large scale project teams and budgets
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and facilitation skills including presentations to C-Suite executives, senior leadership, peer groups, and associates
Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization
Strong communication and organization skills
Strong project management skills
Strong focus on collaboration, team building
Project Finance and accounting skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Project and Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and possess solid computer skills
Creating and managing long-term goals
Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services
Managing a dotted line (indirect) team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities
Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved
Formulating, organizing and monitoring inter-connected projects
Experience managing SAP programs is required

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level

Work assignments are diversified Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems

Routine visits to implementation sites and to VWR sites in Radnor, Belgium and India where development team members are based

A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis

Minimal physical effort is required Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position
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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Petrochemicals
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th May 2020

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