Program Manager

Seattle, WA
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Program Manager is responsible for the governance, planning, management (financial and administration) of a long term program and will oversee completion of many projects within the program. Will have other project managers assigned to their program. Execute assigned work to agreed time, scope, budget and quality following established process and delivery methodology.  

May guide teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtual groups; assigns responsibility to members; monitors and tracks progress. Responsible for the ongoing growth and development of the program.  

  • Understand client goals, scope and expectations; articulate to team project purpose  
  • Work with stakeholder(s) to establish a road map  
  • Establish project schedules and manage to scope and budget  
  • Create and execute on established communication plans  
  • Guide and govern assigned project manager; coordinate efforts with assigned PM’s to ensure efficiency and maximum effectiveness  
  • Provide meeting agendas, meeting notes and status/progress reports  
  • Manage assigned work and resources across project within program  
  • Manage communications within project team and with stakeholder  
  • Monitor Progress and burn rates as a method for tracking and reporting progress  
  • Issue management; proactively identify risks and issues and clearly articulate options or next steps  
  • Continually drive project to completion while keeping client business goals and needs in focus  
  • Motivate colleagues and manage stakeholder priorities in a deadline-oriented environment  
  • Assist with the development and creation of statements of work to support growth of project  
  • Review program progress and results to ensure alignment with the overall strategic vision 

PLACEMENT CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS

  • MBA preferred, Bachelors minimum  
  • 5+ years technical project management experience; progression and growth  
  • 1+ program management experience  
  • 2+ years in professional services industry  
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation and conflict resolution)  
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills  
  • PMI certification  

VALOREM EXPECTATIONS

These are the traits that we hold in the same regard for all employees, also viewed as performance indicators.  Each employee should uphold these attributes as a part of their employment with Valorem.

 

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • All employees are expected to exhibit exemplary customer service skills, to all people, regardless of level inside or outside of the company 
  • Written and verbal communication skills should be professional, concise and effective

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Build alliances to solve problems and achieve objectives by sharing knowledge and information
  • Work cooperatively and respectively with co-workers
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Openly and actively participates in the direction of our Company
  • Exercise confidentiality concerning the affairs of the business

Personal Ownership and Responsibility 

  • "Own” your work – take initiative, be proactive, anticipate and complete projects in a comprehensive manner while still remembering the details
  • Be here to enhance and promote Valorem  
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn, willingness to problem solve and willingness to step in to help others 
  • Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions

Customer Focus

  • Always put the clients’ needs first, thinking proactively from their vantage point, not your own
  • Follow through with all client expectations and accountabilities

Time Management and Productivity

  • Meet your timelines and goals 
  • When you say you are going to do something, it is your responsibility to perform within the time frame

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and drive or ride in a motor vehicle.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Must have the ability to travel, sometimes with short notice.

 

Submit resume via email to CAREERS@VALOREM.COM

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Seattle, WA

Program Manager