Program Manager at Loomis Armored US, LLC

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:

Overview:

Transformation Office leads key business and technology initiatives from initiation through close-out. Program Managers are responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of project management on assigned Transformation Office programs and projects, including, but not limited to, program definition, project definition, project plans, organizing resources, conducting meetings, requirements gathering, working with development resources, testing, and implementation. This role will be responsible for managing multiple projects and/or a single significant Project within a Program/Portfolio.

Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the planning, execution, and control of multiple projects within a Program/Portfolio to successful completion
  • Participate and contribute expertise in implementing a standard Project management Methodology using the Phase/Gate approach
  • Lead the tool rollout for Project Management, set up projects, programs, portfolios in the rolled-out tool
  • Ensure project delivery, framework, tasks, activities, and deliverables are represented and accounted for in project plans, timelines, and the system of record
  • Schedule and facilitate all project meetings, identify project team and responsibilities, and serve as a single point of contact for projects
  • Communicate project objectives and scope, oversee development, testing, and implementation
  • Track manage and track project cost
  • Manage project risk through comprehensive mitigation assessment and planning techniques, while communicating risks and rewards associated with project decisions and actions
  • Create a clear, coherent approach to guide effective project setup, execution, and control
  • Actively manage the work efforts of multiple functional resources through the project plan
  • Develop and/or co-develop and maintain required project documentation and deliverables
  • Maintain, monitor, and actively report project status to all project stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project stakeholders, team members, peers, managers, customer, vendors, and other affected departments
  • Coordinate efforts across multiple business units and ensure continuous efficient management of projects while gathering input and feedback
  • Collaborate and communicate with other project managers and leaders to coordinate cross-functional project initiatives and activities
  • Assist in the development and implementation of contingency plans
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures
  • Train team members on PM methodologies, processes and tool usage
  • Set up reports, dashboards and processes within the tool
  • Facilitate the Demand management processes for the Transformation Office

Skills

  • Ability to analyze business processes and how they interface within the company infrastructure
  • Strong in the use of Microsoft Office 365 software
  • Strong people skills including the ability to interact with employees at all levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work well with others in teams and collaborative work situations
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and day-to-day activities for self and project team members with the flexibility to change as needed
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Ability to hold self and others accountable for assigned tasks and issues while maintaining teamwork and a professional environment
  • Ability to 'read' the audience, respond professionally, and mediate difficult situations
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvements and system enhancements based on lessons learned
  • Ability to partner with leadership to promote and sustain project management best practices and educate the broader organization
  • A willingness to embrace change and a strong desire to challenge the status quo
  • Ability to work in a diverse and fast paced environment
  • Ability to improve project team performance by building cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation
  • Proficient with a PPM software tool
  • Ability to provide leadership through influence, inspiration, collaboration, and teamwork
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity while successfully managing work demands and pressure
  • Ability to continually pursue professional development and knowledge of project management best practices.

Education


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work or military experience preferred

Experience

  • 15+ years' experience in an IT Program/Project Manager role leading and executing projects using Waterfall and/or Agile methodologies required

Licenses & Certification

  • PMP Certification required
  • Agile - Scrum Certification preferred (SAFe or PSM or PMI-ACP)





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