• Program Manager

    Posted Date 2 days ago(12/12/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2309
  • Overview

    Achieve operational efficiency and effectiveness of program management through full end-to-end design and delivery across multiple industries. Perform day-to-day program management work activities using NACS PMO standards, processes, methodologies and systems.  Utilize structured and disciplined practices to ensure program management activities are consistent with company initiatives and expectations and achieve high quality, professional client service delivery. Achieve the attainment of financial targets inclusive of annual budget, gross profit and related financial metrics within area of responsibility.  Ensure program management activities meet corporate customer satisfaction objectives as well as internal and external SLAs.   Work collaboratively across all levels and departments of the organization and ensure a seamless transition of work activities to execute operations functions. 

     

    What’s in it for You?

    Black Box Network Services offers a competitive total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, in addition to a wide variety of additional benefits like a 401K, life insurance, employee assistance programs, fitness reimbursements, identity theft protection, education/scholarship programs and more!

     

    We understand attracting great talent requires going beyond just competitive compensation and benefits.  Black Box provides challenging work that creates advancement opportunities within the organization for those demonstrating desire and aptitude through their achievements.  We have no shortage of opportunities.  If you are looking for a business that allows for individual reward and growth, we are the place for you!

     

    About Black Box Network Services

    Black Box Network Services is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers design, deploy and manage their IT infrastructure. We deliver high-value products and services through our global presence and 3,000 team members.  Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Federal, State and Local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.

    Responsibilities

    • Execute NACS PMO standards, processes and methodologies in a consistent manner for program planning and execution activities including: scope definition and management; task and resource scheduling; cost and price budgeting; quality review and assurance; client relationship management; project team management; and overall change management.
    • Mentor and manage the delivery and execution of programs through a balance of best-in-class and pragmatic project methodologies and practices that achieve KPIs and meet or exceed business results, client satisfaction and SLAs.
    • Direct all phases of programs from inception through completion.
    • Develop and administer the budgets, schedules, and technical performance standards.
    • Participate in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.
    • Oversee the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.
    • Act as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with clients to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.
    • Establish design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
    • Develop new business or expand the product line with the client as applicable.
    • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules, identify program problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
    • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, professional, or administrative areas.
    • Issue and communicate program status to leadership, steering committee and other stakeholders as appropriate.
    • Manage program issues/risks in a timely manner, escalating when necessary.
    • Foster collaborative working relationships within NACS operations and across all levels and departments of the organization to execute program management activities and company priorities.
    • Promote continuous growth of program management practices within the PMO and organization to achieve client and organizational objectives.
    • Achieve performance targets established by leadership for applicable Key Performance Indicators.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

    Qualifications

    Accountability - Demonstrates an understanding of the link between one’s own job responsibilities and overall organizational goals and needs, and performs one’s job with the broader goals in mind.  Looks beyond the requirements of one’s own job to offer suggestions for improvements of overall organization operations. Takes personal ownership in organization’s success.

    Customer Focus - Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer.  Considers the impact on the external customer when taking action, setting policies or carrying out one’s own job tasks. Looks for external trends that are likely to shape the wants and needs of customers in the near future. Looks for creative approaches to providing or improving services that may increase efficiency and decrease cost.

    Business Acumen - Interprets situations and events from a business standpoint in order to make decisions that are consistent and congruent with the organizations strategic direction and goals.  Demonstrates the ability to use technology to enhance decision making, and provide cost-effective organizational and management tools.  Aligns policies for a consistent and united business approach.  Increases cooperation and communications between departments.

    Decision Making - Makes good decisions using a combination of analysis, knowledge, experience, and judgment.  Analyzes and distinguishes core problems by looking at the symptoms.  Resolves key issues behind major problems in the short term while developing and executing long term solutions. Has a strong record for making decisions that are correct and accurate. Applies strategies to implement effective decision making during crises.

    Results Focused - Demonstrates concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard of excellence, shows a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement. Sets and maintains high performance standards for self and others that support organization’s strategic plan.


    Education / Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field, or equivalent, relevant experience; Master’s Degree preferred.
    • PMP, Six Sigma, Agile, SCRUM or related certifications preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years Program Management experience within the technology services industry which includes: overseeing multiple prime contracts; preparing and delivering briefings and recommendations to leadership on a regular basis; managing complex customer requirements across all aspects of cost, schedule, and quality.
    • Excellent service philosophy and understanding the challenges in providing superior customer experience at a national level while controlling costs.
    • Superior collaboration and communication skills: team building, conflict resolution, stakeholder management, risk management, product management, negotiation & decision making.
    • Ability to work effectively across many internal functional groups to optimize product offerings, create a seamless internal and external customer experience and resolve issues.
    • Proven ability to continuously expand and leverage knowledge of market and industry trends and translating to recommending and implementing process and efficiency improvements.
    • End-to-end process thinker, with proven experience in leading change within an organization and understands how change affects employees and utilizes strategies to reduce risk to the organization.
    • Strong experience handling employee issues and making sound judgment decisions in this area.
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, SharePoint, MS Project, PPM tools, ERP, Salesforce.com, workforce management and cloud based technology systems.
    • Able and willing to travel up to 20%.

     

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