Position Summary :
Leads planning and integration activities for profit and loss stand-alone support program(s) or major support business / program element where business needs dictate.
Applies technical knowledge of product support / logistics disciplines and Program Management Best Practices to direct program activities.
Manages employees and first-level managers performing activities related to Program Management.
Develops and executes integrated departmental plans, policies and procedures and provides input on departmental business and technical strategies, goals, objectives.
Acquires resources for department activities, provides technical management of suppliers and leads process improvements.
Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports.
Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes.
Manages, develops and motivates employees and first-level managers.
Develops and manages complex, enterprise-wide information technology (IT) project plans and deliverables.
Leads activities to determine project scope, schedule and budget baselines based on an understanding of the system development lifecycle.
Negotiates changes to project baselines.
Conducts design reviews.
Manages the incorporation of quality management systems for IT projects. Monitors project deliverables to ensure compliance with quality standards.
Identifies and negotiates for necessary resources to meet project goals.
Provides analysis and recommendations on resource allocation.
Provides leadership and guidance on the development of project communication plans.
Leads activities to identify project risks and develop mitigation plans.
Identifies need for vendor-provided products and services for complex, enterprise-wide projects.
Coordinates and oversees supplier activities.
Typical Education and / or Experience Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree and typically 15 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 13 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience for this position :