• Program Manager

    Job Location US-Plano
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    Program Manager

    Plano, Texas



    Reporting to the Manager, Business Applications, the Program Manager will be involved in overseeing a range of initiatives relating to the implementation, integration, customization and service delivery efforts for infrastructure, applications and supporting systems managed by IT. The Program Manager will oversee a team of Project Managers within IT, overseeing the portfolio of projects, governance, and.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Establish and implement program and project management best practices across the IT department.
    • Develop, maintain, and govern project and program management methodology, templates, and standards for use
    • Drive establishment and compliance of project management guidelines and practices to ensure effective, efficient, high quality delivery that consistently meets or exceeds the expectations of the business.
    • Partner with key business leaders and IT Leadership to identify and prioritize programs/projects to build the IT Program Portfolio to support business strategy.
    • Responsible for the overall management and successful delivery of business initiative(s) identified in the IT Program Portfolio.
    • Publish monthly executive summary of key IT programs to business stakeholders.
    • Provide mentorship and guidance to a team of Project Managers.
    • Serve as escalation point for project managers regarding program/project management methodology, issues and risks, agenda planning, business stakeholder communication follow-up for multi-stakeholder governance committees
    • Work closely with key departments on vendor selection and contracting processes in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    • Support IT leadership in translating business strategies and roadmaps into technology delivery plans
    • Manage stakeholder communication processes and partner with functional leaders to report on projects and programs with nominated Project Managers
    • Develop and/or manage the development and updating of Project Charters, schedules and other plans (e.g., statements of work) as required, including change control.
    • Establish KPIs, metrics, and dashboards to measure project and program performance.
    • Develop and/or manage the development of resource requirements and manage resources in accordance with established policies and procedures. This includes the project team, and, as assigned, other project resources (e.g., budget, statements of work).



    • Five years’ IT program management and leadership experience in delivering large projects.
    • Program/Project Management experience in software development required.
    • Previous experience in IT project related leadership roles within medium to large sized organizations.
    • Demonstrated experience managing multi-million dollar simultaneous projects, per scope and within budget, in complex decision making environment with multiple end user groups and vendors.
    • Demonstrated proven approaches in the delivery of complex technology projects within a time-critical schedule.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently; coordinate efforts with external dependencies; and identify, manage, and mitigate risks.
    • Strong communication skills at all organizational levels from executive to front-line staff
    • Demonstrated experience preparing technical scope of work documents and post-procurement vendor management.
    • PMP certification required. Scrum certification desired.
    • Experience managing various software development methodologies and principles (Agile and Waterfall).

    Avigilon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. It is the policy of Avigilon to comply with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Upon request, Avigilon will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application process.


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