Job Description :
Job Title: Program Manager - State of Ohio
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: 08 months

Note from Client : We are looking for a Program Manager with the Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 5 years of program management experience
Experience using standard project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
Experience as project management lead on a large-scale program/system implementation
Experience working with / understanding of nuances of working within federal, state, or public-sector entities a plus
Change management certification or designation (e.g. Prosci) a plus.


Serve as Program Portfolio lead with oversight for one or more multi-agency projects
Ensure a structured Project Management strategy and plan and tools are applied for each project type based on scope and complexity including Organizational Change Management approach
Serve as a liaison to stakeholder groups and organizations where appropriate to promote project / program awareness and generate overall support for program activities and achievement of program objectives
Lead required change assessments to define and document project-driven change impacts
Provide oversight to the design, development, and management of requisite plans, including communication plans, training plans, and engagement plans
Analyze and report on change readiness assessments
Identify and document key stakeholders, conduct regular assessment, and report out of stakeholder status by stakeholder groups
Develop and manage risk / resistance mitigation tactics
Coordinate efforts with program teams to support consistent messaging and streamlined distribution of messages
Partner with project teams to ensure alignment
Partner with external organizations / stakeholder group as appropriate to support desired change / project outcomes
Work with Project Mangers(s) and program PMO to integrate change management activities into integrated project and program plans
Define and measure project specific change management success metrics and monitor change progress


Project Delivery, Management, Methodology and Approach experience including remediation of failing projects and programs
Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Excellent active listening skills
Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio)
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at all organizational levels
Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
Problem solving and root cause identification skills
Strong executive presence; ability to tailor presentation style
Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others