Program Manager in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Job Description

Volt has an opening for a Program Manager who ideally has experience working on analytics, data science, digital marketing ecosystems and/or customer data platforms for a client in Rancho Cordova, CA. Volt's Client is the leading provider of vision care and coverage and they are committed to providing superior eye care and services that create members for life.

The ideal candidate:

  • Partners with business leaders in envisioning and strategic planning efforts for company programs
  • Develops program road map/implementation plan
  • Establishes and manages the governance structure for the program
  • Manages program communications with key stakeholders, project sponsors, project managers and the program team
  • Performs program risk management and manages escalation of program issues
  • Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, financial and technical performance
  • Performs master resource planning for the program roadmap, ensuring maximum efficiency
  • Facilitates the development of a cost benefit analysis and return on investment
  • Develops budget, financial projections and forecasted ROI
  • Aids in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications and financial conditions of contracts
  • Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, facilitates solutions to program problems, and directs work of project team members assigned to program from various departments
  • Works with project managers
  • Acts as an advisor to the program team regarding projects, tasks and operations
  • Builds an effective matrixed team and inspires a shared vision for program
  • Clearly communicates roles and expectations to project managers
  • Provides coaching to matrixed project managers; gives input to manager on project managers performance
  • Creates and delivers information at appropriate level for audience, including presentations and status updates
  • Gains needed support from key stakeholders to lead and manage changes to successfully execute the program
  • Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum eight years of experience in project management/program management, leading large and complex projects
  • Minimum eight years of experience with various project management methodologies, standard concepts, practices, procedures, tools, and/or software packages
  • Experience working on analytics, data science, digital marketing ecosystems (multiple Integrated Systems) and/or customer data platforms
  • Healthcare, CRM, Marketing and Salesforce is a plus
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Proven ability to navigate complex situations through organizational landscape and with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills to coordinate and motivate project teams
  • Adept at financial management to administer budgets across multiple projects and ensure the program meets its requirements for return on investment, timing and budget
  • Ability to drive results through informal authority, serve as a consultant to key business partners, and represent users and customers in every thought and interaction
  • Proven ability to successfully manage risks/issues at a program level
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from Senior Management and other departments
  • Demonstrates ability to be a decision-maker showing balanced consideration of business issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and analytical skills
  • Strong business aptitude and problem-solving skills Strategic skills to support envisioning work, program planning and forecasting
  • Willing to travel as required (estimate 10%) 

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

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