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Program Manager

Company: Lighthouse
Location: Remote
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for the successful planning, execution and delivery of large scale, highly complex projects with senior-level sponsors and stakeholders. Delivering on a mix of technology and business focused projects, this role is responsible for driving cross organizational process improvement initiatives, major change initiatives, and internal projects tied to the company's core strategies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop full scale project plans utilizing standardized project management methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, requirements and deliverables.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines.
  • Track milestones, resource allocation and budget.
  • Provide direction and support to project teams.
  • Coordinate activities across different organizational functions and business units.
  • Present regular reports defining project progress, problems and solutions to stakeholders.
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project goals.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Manage many projects simultaneously and maintain highly organized work while working within pressured deadlines.
  • Foster collaboration among team members, other departments and vendors.
  • Participate in the development of standard procedures, templates and project plans to support Business Operations 'goals.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors

  • Effective presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Change Management expertise.
  • Results oriented with focus on achieving overall business objectives.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage projects with tight time, cost and quality targets.
  • Effective in influencing and leading without direct line management authority.
  • Ability to see the "big picture" and be proactive.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Interest to helping build teams and sharing knowledge and skills with co-workers.
  • Able to lead without positional authority.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience as a Project Manager in a fast paced and complex environment.
  • Experience with Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma and other quality and process improvement methodologies a plus.
  • Prefer candidates with PMP certification.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Duties are performed in a typical office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table. Duties require the ability to use a computer, communicate over the telephone, and read printed material.
  • Duties may require the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Keywords: Lighthouse, Eugene , Program Manager, Other , Remote, Oregon

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