Program Manager

  Ottawa

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Program Manager on a full-time permanent basis to be responsible for organizing key software development programs and specific projects. This position will be responsible for flawless execution, ensuring all is delivered on-time and within budget. To do so, the Program Manager will develop and adhere to project scopes and objectives, while first ensuring technical and business feasibility, and will coordinate internal resources, partners, suppliers and all relevant stakeholders.

Advantages
Post-pandemic, this role will be on-site in Ottawa, Ontario, Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities
Implement a gating process where all programs / projects under consideration are thoroughly vetted from a technical as well as business perspective
Analyze program / project risks
Maintain master project list
Work on strategy with the marketing team
Develop a budget and operating plan for relevant program(s)
Produce Project Charters, WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) and Project Plans
Lead project teams with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities
Manage supplier relationships and those with relevant third parties
Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Meet with stakeholders to make communication, regarding project issues and decisions on services, easy and transparent
Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle
Other duties that interest you!

Qualifications
You’re a Natural Fit Because You Have:

Proven stakeholder management skills
Proven experience managing a team
A solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in the software development industry
The ability to manage timelines, dependencies, project expectations, milestones and resource allocation
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

Summary
Please submit your profile if you’re interested in discussing this position further.

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