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Program Manager (Job #6448)

Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Program Manager for our client in the Newport News, VA area.


Program Managers will be given the most complex projects, dealing with various resources, technologies and projects in the earliest stages of planning. These projects may require working with a new 3rd party vendor, established vendors, new software selection, contract negotiations, and implementation. Projects may vary in size and complexity but will be on the more complex side of the spectrum and the largest of the group?s projects. The projects will have higher budgets and carry more risks than any other project the PM group manages.

Program Managers will have the additional responsibility of managing the Portfolio of projects in their area. The Program managers are responsible for the effective tracking and reporting of projects in their portfolio, communicating effectively to key stakeholders. The Program manager will also be responsible for effectively creating, maintaining and establishing methodologies unique to their Program.

Program/Project Management Responsibilities:

* Work with the Senior IT Program Manager to establish the program, work with key stakeholders and managers to clearly define its overall mission, goals, and objectives

* Provide leadership; coordinate and administer strategies for the ongoing planning and management of the program and the portfolio of projects

* Review the status of the program?s supporting projects; provide timely and accurate program management tracking/reporting

* Facilitate monthly meetings to review new work, approve, categorize, and prioritize initiatives

* Manage the scope of the program and serve as the primary liaison on matters relating to its activities; where applicable - incorporate new work via an approved charter into the program?s scope and assign Program resources to support the project

* Coordinate and evaluate the work of supporting project managers; ensure that they are aware of program milestones and deliverables; ensure adherence to appropriate processes and methodologies; assist with issue resolution; evaluate their performance and make recommendations for action; motivate them to achieve peak productivity and performance

* Ensure component projects are successfully managed, so they contribute towards achieving the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the program; provide guidance, consultation, and problem solving within the program?s area of focus as needed

* Proactively address any issues that may hinder the program?s success

* Ensure the successful completion of assigned projects

* Ensure that project team members are aware of project milestones and deliverables

* Manage the scope of the projects

8 Resolve any issue that may hinder project success

* Ensure that the appropriate processes and methodologies are developed and followed

* Maintain project documentation

* Effectively lead the project team, maintaining good morale, etc.

* Assist project managers and senior project manager in collective portfolio/project tracking

* Receptive to some travel


* Minimum of 10 years professional IT experience

* Minimum of 5 years IT project management experience

* Extremely knowledgeable with project software and methodologies

* BA or BS degree preferred

* End user computing skills

* Data center experience


We have been growing since 1990 with offices in Virginia, Gaithersburg, MD., New York, Raleigh, NC, and Austin TX. For over twenty three years, we have delivered customized, creative IT solutions for customers in the commercial, and state and local government sectors.

*Staff Augmentation *Managed Services *IT Outsourcing *IT Consulting

Thank you for your consideration, please submit your resume today! Visit us at

**Must be able to work for any employer in the United States. No Visa sponsorship.**

SLAIT Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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