Sr. Program Manager


Long Island City

, New York

, United States


Project Management

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About the Company: Company is a global Fortune 500 company in the Consumer Packed Goods (CPG) sector. 
Title: Sr Lead Program/Project Manager
Duration: 1 yr to start, may convert to perm sooner for the right person
Location: Greater NYC area, must be able to be onsite Long Island City Office 1-time per week. 
Pay Rate: $90-$105 per hour W2

  • Sr Lead will be handling 2-3 projects concurrently
  • Will be managing different workstreams
  • Will be involved in some smaller projects between Jan 2023 – June 2023 before moving to a larger phased project with multiple implementations

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

We are seeking an experienced program / project manager ideally with CPG, Pharma or Retail company experience. Consultative by nature with the ability to work independently &/or collaboratively. Lead project teams, mentors and provides hands-on support, as this global multi-year highly regulated industries project contains high complexity with a significant impact to the business. Operational background is a plus; specifically working within the following disciplines: Clinical, Packaging, Regulatory, Quality, Operations, Innovation, Planning, Product Development

The project manager is responsible for full lifecycle management of a product/service. They manage the entire product line lifecycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, specifying market requirements for current and future products. They lead ideation, technical development, and launch of new products. Additionally, they establish a shared vision with business unit stakeholders by building consensus on priorities and product execution.

Technical Skills and Qualifications:
• Project Management Certification (e.g. PMP, Prince, etc.)
• Agile Project Management Experience (SCRUM Experience and/or Certification is preferred)
• ITIL certifications (preferred)
• Advanced user of Microsoft applications (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Teams)
• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project 13 and/or MS Project Online
• Knowledge of Smartsheet / Atlassian Tools (JIRA, etc.)

Functional Skills
• Implementation Experience – Possess end-to-end knowledge and direct experience in leading end-to-end implementation efforts for large, matrixed organizations as a Program or Project Manager
• Leadership – Indicate management responsibility including planning for the department’s future needs, operations, hiring, performance management and talent planning.
• Budgetary and Financial Accountability – projections for the actual amount of operating budget and/or cost savings.
• Critical Thinking; Decision Making; Problem Solving: Actions / Next Steps Needed
• Knowledge of budgeting and work scheduling tools and techniques
• SDLC Methodologies – Agile / Scrum / Rapid Development / Iterative Development / Waterfall
• Release / Deployment management

Add’l Skills and Qualifications
• Hands-on project management experience, including the ability to drive projects as needed by creating and maintaining project plans, leading project meetings, assisting project teams to document business cases, creating project metrics and reports, and developing/managing roadmaps.
• Experience collaborating with Vendor Management Offices (VMOs), Indirect Procurement Teams, and Program Management Offices (PMOs) to launch new initiatives, create Statement of Works (SOWs) and process Change Orders.
• Cybersecurity / Product security
• Problem management / RCA
• SDLC Methodology – Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development
• Strategic Sourcing & Vendor Management
• Understanding of future technologies
Functional Skills
• Knowledge of budgeting and work scheduling tools and techniques
• SDLC Methodologies – Agile / Scrum / Rapid Development / Iterative Development / Waterfall
• Release / Deployment management


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