Sr Program Manager
Posted by shagun sachar (@sachar)
The Program Manager is a customer-oriented role which leads and directs cross-capability engagements under limited supervision. The Program Manager acts as the primary leader overseeing the entire engagement in concert with Engineering Leaders, Architects, Solution Directors, Stakeholders, and internal & external customers. The Program Manager is accountable to manage all delivery risk within the engagement and is responsible for ensuring the engagement, and all projects as part of the programmatic approach, are delivered as planned without delays or interruptions. Program Managers are expected to primarily operate at the project level and manage all risks to the engagement from an operational perspective, business perspective, and customer expectation perspective.
The Program Manager manages engagements from inception to completion, working with the Solution Directors and SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) to identify and document requirements, supporting clients on various information security initiatives, keeping all stakeholders apprised of project and budget status, and managing issues to resolution. Program Managers are responsible for the project over the entire project life-cycle (initiation, planning, execution, control, project closeout). They are also responsible for assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing the schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Program Managers are expected to build trust and relationships with customers through the delivery of successful outcomes in alignment with Optiv’s commercial commitments.
The Program Manager is considered a proven Leader in the Innovation Team Organization. They are responsible for mentoring, training, and may have a team assigned to them that they must lead and develop. The Program Manager must have a broad and deep knowledge of the various Optiv practices and possess expert-level knowledge of PMO processes and systems. They must have the ability to effectively lead difficult projects that span multiple practices and geographic areas. The Program Manager must also be an expert in providing consistent project status to the Engineering Leaders and Stakeholders
The Program Manager oversees all project activity with key clients across Optiv practices and lines of business. The Program Manger often leads project managers in cross-practice and complex engagements and are integral in building relationships with their client counterparts or key points of contact. They also contribute to business development by identifying new opportunities and sharing this information with Innovation Engineering Leadership.
Notice period - 30 Days
Job location - Bangalore
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