Join one of the Fastest Growing High Technology Companies in the US! Cognizant’s Retail vertical is seeking a talented Program Manager to join its growing E-Commerce team. This role will support a key Retail client, located in New Jersey (near NYC).
Program Managers play a significant role in the business and are considered an integral member of the client service team. The desired candidate will have at least 12 years of overall IT experience, and demonstrated success working and leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects within budget and timeline. Additionally, he/she should have 5+ years of Program Management with e-commerce experience, preferable in ATG.
In addition, key responsibilities include:
Lead all client projects from the initiation through project completion
Agree with the customer stakeholders on the scope and timing of project deliverables and provide regular updates on project progress to internal stakeholders
Mobilize teams for the project delivery
Ensure completion of project deliverables and adherence to timelines and budgets
Analyze and resolve issues/risks that have the potential to jeopardize the ability to meet agreed upon deliverables
Mentor the team on tools and processes to manage projects, participate in hiring decisions, conduct performance appraisals on staff
Provide full and accurate project communication with the internal and external customer and vendors
Manage internal and external client expectations on all project requirements and deliverables
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Significant experience with SDLC and Agile
Solid experience and familiarity with J2ee
Demonstrated ability in managing internal and external client expectations on project requirements and deliverables
Able to produce clear, concise status reports
Able to build confidence and trust with customers
Displays effective analytical skills
Is committed to customer satisfaction
Is committed to the highest standards of excellence
Retail domain knowledge and experience required
BS degree (MS or MBA degree preferred) or equivalent experience required
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology and consulting services. Cognizant’s single-minded passion is to dedicate our global technology and innovation know-how, our industry expertise and worldwide resources to working together with clients to make their businesses stronger. With over 50 global delivery centers and approximately 150,000 employees as of November 1, 2012, we combine a unique global delivery model infused with a distinct culture of customer satisfaction. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and a member of the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top information technology companies in BusinessWeek’s Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings. For the third year in a row, Cognizant has been named to Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, and has been named as one of the fastest growing high tech companies in the US.
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