Program Manager

  Vancouver

Are you an experienced Program Manager in search of your next contract opportunity? Our high-profile client is seeking to hire a Program Manager to join their talented team on a 6 month contract with a strong probability of extension. Apply for this amazing opportunity if this sounds like a good fit for you!

Advantages
What’s in it for you!
As a Program Manager with our client, you’ll receive:
– Highly competitive market hourly rates
– A 6-month contract with a strong probability of extension
– Remote interview process

Responsibilities
What will you do?
The Sr. Project Manager will collaborate with senior leaders and project delivery resources, both internal and external in modernizing GECs capability which could include everything from live chat and mobile messaging, CRM development, improving our data and analytics posture or maintaining our technology baseline.
Success will be measured in how the Delivery Team you lead delivers on business capability as defined by the Product Management Team.
You’ll be responsible in maintaining project roadmaps, schedules, budgets, and resource allocations for GEC Technology initiatives.
You will work in a collaborative and supportive manner with delivery resources (Architects, Business Analysts, Scrum Masters, Developers, QA) to ensure that the goals set out by the GEC Product team are delivered successfully.
You will be responsible for organizing and hosting regular (at least quarterly) planning sessions where roadmaps and are developed according in accordance with project management best practices.
Role Description
– Account for financial needs, resource needs, constraints to ensure that the right resourcing is available, and all resources are at capacity.
– Identify root cause and troubleshoot people, process, technology issues that constrain teams from making progress and be “hands on” in facilitating the required conversations and be a trusted advisor to leadership on changes that are needed.
– Mentor others through periods of change in strategy.
– Collaborate with technology and business owners on prioritization, training, and related activities.
– Assemble and manage program roadmap and checkpoint gates. Ensuring your team is performing against organization goals and OKRs.
– Holistic accountability program budgets and key milestones.
– Create compelling presentations, roadmaps, plans, etc. to effectively communicate complex issues to the executive team and to stakeholders.
– Facilitate critical trade-off decisions between investment, schedule, and organizational benefit; and assist in driving problem resolution, as needed.
– Draw insights from qualitative and quantitative data analysis, synthesize summaries and make recommendations.

Qualifications
Qualifications
– 5+ years as a project manager, program manager or release mgmt. (operations or support domain)
– 5+ years managing cross-team budgets/financials.
– 5+ Experience working with agile delivery methodologies.
– PMP or PfMP certification or equivalent certification.
– Demonstrated experience in managing $1M+ budgets.
– Proven experience making tradeoffs between business needs and technology constraints.
– Power to influence peers / managers and build consensus while dealing with ambiguity.
Nice to Have
– Call center experience

Summary
If you are a Program Manager and the prospect of joining a dedicated team intrigues you, then this role with our high-profile client could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Please contact Christine Stacey with your resume at:
christine.stacey@randstad.ca
For more information click the Apply button now!

Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada’s workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

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