Kforce Program Manager in Wilmington, Delaware

Kforce has a client seeking a Program Manager in Wilmington, Delaware (DE).Can you picture yourself working for one of -America's Ideal Employers-? Our client has received numerous awards and accolades due in part to their commitment to diversity, veterans, and fostering innovation. They've been named one of Fortune Magazine's -World's Most Admired Companies- of 2018 and are included in the -Top 50 Most Innovative Companies- named by Boston Consulting Group. With on-site training and mentoring, they are committed to your professional development as well. Responsibilities:

  • Creates and executes project plans and revises when appropriate to meet changing needs/requirements

  • Identifies resources needed and assigns responsibilities

  • Manages day to day operations of the project

  • Responsible for directing and managing large and/or complex program and projects across the organization

  • Manages high priority efforts with significant financial, process, organizational, and technology impacts

  • Directs and manages multiple large and/or complex program and projects across the company

  • Assesses resource needs and negotiates to obtain resources required/right size project as appropriate

  • Works closely with senior business leadership to define requirements and vet solutions

  • Establishes the approach and define the necessary work activities (projects, BAU, etc.) to achieve project/program's mission and vision, monitor and report progress, and address any program-level issues

  • Manages project expectations and message to Senior Management on scope decisions as well as negotiates trade-off discussions as appropriate

  • Manages budget for initiatives

  • Researches, implements and evaluates cutting edge project management improvement practices to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of current planning and execution processes

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 8 years of project management experience

  • Strong client relationship skills

  • Demonstrated experience in leading cross functional programs, projects and initiatives

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with senior business leaders and other project and program sponsors

  • Ability to integrate timeline, design and quality generally within the company

  • Excellent relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills, highly collaborative - can build rapport and credibility

  • A demonstrated bias for action, creative problem-solving, and achieving fulfillment by creating order out of chaos

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Organized and methodical with a sharpened ability to multitask

  • Demonstrate excellent judgment and decision making

  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure and dynamic environment, to develop strong client relationships and manage by influence

  • Ability to think out of the box and on their feet very quickly

  • Expert knowledge of project lifecycle methodologies

  • Agile experience is a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours