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Program Manager

Chicago, IL |
Job ID: 80682
Listed on 5/15/2018

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Job Summary: Program Manager


  • Manage high value long term strategic projects that involve new and/or enhancing technology, are highly complex, and require tight coordination and integration with multiple organizations and suppliers.
  • Provides overall direction and technical or analytical guidance to project and program teams that typically span multiple organizations and may also include outside suppliers/vendors.
  • Leads large cross functional teams to manage programs within allotted timeline and budget. 
  • Work with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion program/project(s) across the entire organization.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Leads program meetings and is responsible for program tracking and analysis.
  • Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews program/project deliverables.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • PMP certification
  • Master Degree desired
  • Project Scheduling
  • Program Management
  • Manage multiple high priority tasks within short timelines
  • IT Project Management
  • Budget Tracking
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Ability to lead/join high level, strategic, cross-functional business teams & tech initiatives
  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Program Manager with a fortune 500 company
  • Risk analysis