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Kelly Services Program Manager in Roswell, Georgia

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Program Manager, Roswell, GA

Kelly Services is seeking a Program Manager for one of our top clients in Roswell, GA.

Length: 18 Months (Contract W2)

Pay Rate: $/hr. (W2)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for delivering high-profile programs of work, typically global in scope with large budgets, establishing and maintaining the correct structures to control and monitor the business deliverables as an influential partner to the business

  • Responsible for health of the Program/Product portfolio related to budget, capability pipeline, solution inventory, and strategic alignment with Business and IT

  • Leads one or more product/project teams as part of the product portfolio/program; allocating and monitoring tasks, motivating staff and appraising individual performance

  • Aggregates individual product team status into program-level risks, assumptions and interdependencies

  • Reports on overall delivery status to program leadership and various stakeholders

  • Coordinates resolution of internal and external dependencies across the product teams

  • Works with product owners to plan program-level release schedule against delivery

  • Influences senior business leaders to define and agree on a program management framework, including creation and composition of the steering group or committee, identification of sponsors/stakeholders

  • Manages expectations of program stakeholders, including business and IT program sponsors

  • Ensures realistic estimates of costs, schedule, scope and resource requirements are agreed and carries out the monitoring of product/project teams against these criteria, taking corrective action as necessary

  • Ensures that a change control procedure is in place, and is used to assess the effect of changes to the projects on costs, schedule, scope and resource needs and reports these to project sponsors

  • Plans, directs, coordinates, monitors, and reports on vendor activities related to the product/project teams, from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage

  • Leads and participates in all vendor RFPs and negotiations partnering with the K-C Procurement team

  • Ensure appropriate ITS stage-gate methodology steps are taken in the program, and remain compliant with audit and security requirements as applicable

  • Influences Business and IT decisions to appropriately balance global standard solutions that meet local business needs

  • Assure proper quality standards are maintained during execution and delivery of capabilities

  • Actively contributes to, and is recognized as a role-model within the project manager community both internal and external to K-C. This includes hiring, onboarding and coaching project managers and continuously improving project management-related processes

Key Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant experience with demonstrated skills in the core competencies

  • Demonstrated success as a project manager for large IT projects in complex, matrix, multi-national corporate environments, executing across multiple time-zones and cultures

  • Is familiar with a range of analysis, modelling and design methods; has broad current knowledge of IT standards, applications and trends. Can facilitate the analysis of business processes, and articulate potential changes to business processes in a lucid and cogent manner, both orally and in writing

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (or equivalent) is strongly preferred

  • Proficiency in SAP Pricing and Vistex (Pricing and Billbacks) is required.

  • Experience coordinating delivery in a scaled agile environment across multiple product teams and product portfolios, leading “scrum of scrum” meetings with knowledge of DevOps tools is preferred

  • Broadly skilled in information and communications technology

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills to influence IT and Business Leaders

  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of relevant development life-cycles and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones

  • Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory

Core Competencies:

  • DIGITAL CORE - Continuous Learning (Working)

  • DIGITAL CORE - Digital Workplace (Working)

  • DIGITAL CORE - Enterprise Agile (Working)

  • DIGITAL CORE - Enterprise Automation (Basic)

  • DIGITAL CORE - Outcomes (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Business Acumen (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Change Management (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Benefits/Business Case Management (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Financial Management (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Investment Prioritization (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - IT Governance (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Product Management (Working)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Program and Project Management (In-Depth)

  • FUNCTIONAL - Stakeholder Relationship Management (Working)

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About Kelly Services ®

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