Program Manager
ACT-IT Consulting - Enfield, CT

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We have a 6 + month renewable contract opportunity with our direct client a major well respected insurance company The position is located onsite in Enfield CT Pay is between 90100hr W2 for the ideal candidate and will depend upon skills match and relevant experience If you are interested please respond immediately to sgravesactinfocom with a current version of your resume If you do not feel this is a good match for your background or you are not currently interested in this opportunity please feel free to pass this along to anyone who you think may be interested Thank you for your time Program ManagerTransition Job Summary Highly seasoned professional with specialized skillsknowledge that is recognized across the organization for their expertise Demonstrated potential to take on expanded responsibilities Influences and makes decisions with significant impact on the organization andor company Influences the development of functional strategy Establishes medium to long term work plans for the function and contributes to the development of financial and resource planning needed to achieve department business objectives Has an established track record of success for driving and accomplishing critical business objectives Value of the job will be related to the nature of work found in the market Role Characteristics Influences the development of functional strategy Highly seasoned individual contributor with specialized skills and knowledge Viewed as a top thought leader in area of expertise Participates in enterprisewide leadership teams Interacts regularly with executives andor key customers to provide consultation to influence and resolution of complex issues Has wide latitude in decision making Champions innovative opportunities which enhances the business by introducing developing or offering breakthrough products services or technology Use considerable judgment and analysis to arrive at recommendations or conclusions Resolves problems which may have significant impact extending beyond departmentorganization Individual typically has at least 10+ years of related work experience High Level Job Responsibilities Responsible for leading large complex multiyear projects or programs Responsible for projects that can lead into development of new organizations or can significantly change organizations Influences business strategies and directions that determine and shape projects Influences or makes critical decisions with significant impact across multiple projects and across multiple BUCU organizations Establishes monitors and champions PM vision policies and procedures Maximizes use of PM intelligence to advance and improve PM practice Seeks opportunities for continuous best practice effect Obtains senior and executive commitment for projects Anticipates and proactively communicates issues to sponsors prior to public communication Makes sense of complicated issues dependencies and scope derives and sells solutions Translates business goals into project goals Drives lessons learned and knowledge across projects Negotiates priorities and solutions with senior leaders Core Competencies Business Acumen Definition Understands and effectively applies general principles of business and financial management Grasps the full meaning of key financial indicators (including patterns trends and interrelationships) Draws deep insights accurate conclusions and ongoing implications from the integration of quantitative and qualitative information Is knowledgeable in current and possible future policies practices trends affecting clients business Identifies and anticipates customer requirements expectations and needs Critical Thinking Definition Effectively evaluates situations and information to reach correct conclusions and diagnose problems Focuses on the crux of issues and identifies highleverage intervention points and strategies Synthesizes concepts and information from a variety of sources or disciplines to arrive at a broad deep understanding of issues Defines complex issues clearly despite incomplete or ambiguous information Identifies the common core causes and issues underlying a variety of problems Approaches problems or issues systematically in the development of solutions Decision Making Definition Effectively examines options and makes timely and sound decisions Makes timely decisions balancing analysis with decisiveness Makes logical integrative and insightful decisions and comes to sound conclusions to deal with complex challenges Applies crossdiscipline knowledge information and expertise to address critical issues Analyzes and synthesizes data detects hidden problems Presents multiple options to decision makers for consideration Execution Definition Effectively manages work holds self and others accountable for effectively and efficiently completing responsibilities Prioritizes and balances time actions resources and initiatives to ensure achievement of critical goals Holds self and others accountable for outcomes Anticipates and addresses obstacles redirecting efforts to accelerate work or improve quality Ensures one acquires the authority sponsorship support and information needed to achieve established or emerging objectives Improvement Innovation Definition Continuously generates and champions new ideas approaches and initiatives to improve customer experience Focuses efforts on continuously improving the processes and practices that create the most value Analyzes problems and issues to ensure that lessons are learned and improvements are made Identifies longterm future needs and opportunities for the discipline function and business Leverages leadingedge technologies processes tools and practices to achieve business results Generates and aggressively pursues fresh perspectives breakthrough ideas and new paradigms to create value for customers Leadership Competencies Engage and Inspire Definition Fosters personal achievement and excellence inspires commitment to achieving business goals Conveys confidence in others ability to do their best Encourages others to set challenging goals and high standards of performance Fosters a sense of energy ownership and personal commitment to the work which provides value to our customers Celebrates and rewards significant achievements of others Personally models desired values and behaviors in fostering open communication Strategic Thinking Definition Understands company and organizational strategies and aligns plans decisions and actions accordingly Identifies issues related to emerging customer and market needs Evaluates and pursues initiatives opportunities and priorities based on their fit with organizational strategies Identifies efforts with the greatest strategic impact balancing both short and longterm concerns Pursues priorities that capitalize on strengths optimize potential benefits and minimize risk Talent Enhancement Definition Attracts develops engages and retains critical and top talent Builds a diverse team with the talent needed to accomplish the teams goals Monitors turnover and takes steps to ensure that talented employees are retained by the organization Ensures performance evaluations in his or her organization follow guidelines and differentiate between high and low performers Provides insightful motivating and constructive feedback to others Relates to a variety of people regardless of their culture and background Professional Competencies Adaptability Definition Responds resourcefully flexibly and positively when faced with new challenges and demands Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in response to obstacles constraints adversity and mistakes Constructively and resourcefully adapts to changing needs conditions priorities or opportunities Readily and resourcefully adapts to changing needs conditions priorities or opportunities Works productively in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty Customer Service Definition Demonstrates commitment to meeting or exceeding the requirements and expectations of external and internal customers Identifies and anticipates customer requirements expectations and needs Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers earns their trust and respect Ensures followup with customers to certify that the resolution of problems maintains customer satisfaction and loyalty Continually searches for ways to improve customer service (including the removal of barriers and providing solutions) Relationship Building Definition Builds effective professional relationships across a broad internal and external network Maintains positive relationships even under difficult or heated circumstances Cultivates a network of people across a variety of disciplines and functions within the organization Relates to others in an accepting and respectful manner regardless of their company level personality or background Values diverse ideas and experiences Listens attentively and with empathy to concerns expressed by others Technical Skills Project Mgmt Fin Resource Mgmt Tools Effectively utilizes information from Project Management Financial Resource Management tools to improve organizations performance Proactively learns about emerging technology and how they can be leveraged for business advantage and coaches others Leads and influences clients stakeholders to understand how analytics can help and hinder business performance Develops a compelling business case and drives the adoption of project management tool sets that create value Possess mastery understanding of project management tool sets to make wise business decisions as they relate to the role Business Need Merger Acquisition Background Infrastructure Application Migration GL (PeopleSoft SAP) Sales Commissions Check Writing Corporate Applications Retirements Services Background a Plus Contact Sue Graves Western Division Manager Act Consulting OfficeMobile (303) 4594111 Fax (303) 7476247 sgravesactinfocom Please review our open jobs at 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