Job Description :
VDart is an IT staffing firm based out of Atlanta, GA specializing in Digital & Emerging technologies. Founded in 2007, VDart has over 1700+ employees and contractors spread across 3 continents. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in the UK, Mexico, Canada, and India, we provide talent solutions to global customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. We provide deep technology and domain expertise in BFSI, Energy & Utility, Technology, CPG & Retail industry verticals. VDart is an award-winning organization recognized on Inc 500 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle's Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC's National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young's Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more. Job title: Program Manager Location: Plano, TX Rate: $Negotiable Duration: 12 months Soft Skills 1. Excellent leadership skills 2. Excellent customer service with ability to manage customer expectations 3. Excellent communicator with strong verbal and written skills at all levels of the organization 4. Ability to easily adapt to different communication and working styles 5. Active listener 6. Excellent organizational skills 7. Self-starter and quick learner 8. Proven ability to set priorities across a complex program with multiple projects and drive for results 9. Good attention to details 10. Strong time management skills 11. Excellent facilitation and collaboration skills 12. Work effectively with internal and external clients, third party vendors, and senior management (Sr Director and VP levels) in accomplishing project objectives 13. Exercise judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to develop corporate methods, techniques 14. Evaluate complex situations accurately and identifies viable solutions that create successful outcomes for the customer 15. In depth knowledge of how to navigate through matrixed organizations to engage teams and get work done 16. Can establish and maintain effective relationships with business and IT customers to gain their trust and respect 17. Ability to communicate effectively with senior IT and business leaders Experience 1. In depth understanding of project terminology and methodology 2. 3-5 years of experience managing programs with 10+ year project management 3. Ability to lead multi-function project team through influencing skills 4. In depth Risk / Issue / Change Management knowledge 5. Developing executive level PowerPoint presentations 6. Expert skill using Microsoft Project to drive project execution and manage to critical path 7. Experience in managing constrained schedules and resources in a rapidly evolving environment 8. Ability to understand interdependencies and can connect the dots on how one part of a project impacts another 9. Evaluate complex situations accurately and identifies viable solutions that create successful outcomes for the customer. Hosting meetings, taking meeting notes, and documenting action items 10. Ability to organize complex and/or ambiguous information for project sponsor 11. Organizing project goals / objectives into major streams of work with specific deliverables 12. Develop and maintain "lessons-learned" inputs to the project repository for utilization on future programs 13. Work closely with the Program Executive Sponsor, Operating Committee and Steering Committee to facilitate decisions necessary for delivery and to overcome barriers 14. Resolve political, resource, budgeting, change, and legal issues affecting the program. 15. Serves as a mentor/advisor/decision-maker to project managers for the program for issues related to corporate politics, external politics, client relations, governmental regulation, project quality, project risk, and safety. 16. Oversee development of proposals and requests for proposals associated with the program. Interactions i. Global implementation effort with multiple Medium to Large Complex projects being managed will typically have: a. Individual team members from 8-12 cross functional teams and business sectors b. 2-4 Service providers needed to deliver key portions of the solution, which will include infrastructure, applications, and several interdisciplinary teams to support execution c. Serves as the leader of a multi-person project management team d. Joint executive program sponsors which requires project manager to gain consensus and set expectations e. Involve multiple technology area with solution design (network circuits, laptop clients, VM server, etc f. Global business customers impacted by program delivery involving multiple sector geographies ii. Oversee global program team activities by influencing cross functional team members without direct line of authority (daily) iii. Effective communication with executive sponsor(s), Sr Director/VP, in customer organization (weekly) iv. Status presentation and Stage Gate approval meeting with Directors and Sr Directors (Monthly) v. Serve as first level of escalation from Project Managers assigned to program vi. IT Services Suppliers coordination to deliver needed IT Services required for project delivery vii. Works with EPMO Portfolio Manager to align on key project artifacts and gains alignment on project governance viii. Schedule, budget and scope constraints that cause pressure on delivery If your skills match these requirements, please send your resume to for immediate consideration. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience. Candidates should e-mail resume to address above. Be sure to reference the job number and title in the subject line. Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc