SAGE

IT Program Manager, Finance (ERP) Migration

US-CA-Thousand Oaks
5 months ago
Req #
17-4668
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
4
Category
Operations (US) - Publishing Technologies

Overview

SAGE has an opening for a Program Manager for completion of a major SAGE Program in 2019. This is a regular, full-time position with benefits. This position is expected to work out of our Thousand Oaks, California office.

The Program Manager will own the overarching program schedule and ensure successful delivery, coordinating across streams and departments to ensure scope is managed and deliverables are met. The Program Manager will report to the Head of Program Management and will serve the Program Board, responsible for escalating risks, scope or proposed plan changes.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the Program
  • Work with the Program stream leads to validate Program scope and KPI's
  • Develop and manage detailed overarching Program Plan, milestone schedule, project estimates and resource allocation plans.
  • Mange day to day operation aspects of the Program
  • Manage Program Risks and Issues and maintain relevant records for review with wider Program and department teams, escalating to Program Board where appropriate
  • Conduct Program status meetings to ensure accurate, timely and efficient resolution of Program Issues
  • Manage and deliver communications to stakeholders to ensure all relevant groups are kept up to date of Program status, Risks and deliverables
  • Provide internal teams with written status updates, meeting minutes and other relevant project communications
  • Hold all teams to committed deadlines
  • Lead Program Management process with external vendor and align SAGE Program plan with the external vendor.
  • Professional qualifications in Project and Program Management as well as demonstrate application of the methodologies
  • Experience delivery large scale digital Programs
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The application of appropriate Program Management methodology
  • Team work and customer focused mentality with the ability to multi-task
  • Preferable to have experience working Publishing
  • Ability to work well with large stakeholder boards both internally and externally

Qualifications & Education

  • Professional qualifications in Project and Program Management as well as demonstrate application of the methodologies
  • Experience delivery large scale digital Programs
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The application of appropriate Program Management methodology
  • Team work and customer focused mentality with the ability to multi-task
  • Preferable to have experience working Publishing
  • Ability to work well with large stakeholder boards both internally and externally

Language - Reasoning - Analytical - & Mathematical Skills

• Proven skills in organization, time management and efficient execution of tasks
• Strong written and verbal communication skills required
• Ability to work effectively across multiple projects and teams
• Professional, enthusiastic and positive outlook
• Strategic, resolution-orientated and analytical approach, balanced by good detail orientation required.

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