Program Manager | Remote, USA
Optiv Security

Memphis, Tennessee

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How you'll make an impact

    • Drive program and engagement progress across multiple capabilities, practices, communities, and stakeholders and levels of oversight with assurance on maintaining progress, timeliness, and effective resource utilization ensuring a minimum of 40hrs billed per week be each delivery resource.
    • Develop strategic project delivery plans, detailed schedules, compensating project controls, cost forecasting, risk management, issues forecast and resolution planning, resource burn-rate analysis, forecasting, and reporting, and daily task management.
    • Develop and lead service delivery strategies across multiple internal practices and departments.
    • Accountable for the progress of the overall engagement and all related projects that may comprise the program or solutions.
    • Accountable for driving timelines by creating and maintaining schedules (including key deliverables, milestones, and dependencies), understanding the deliverables and the progress toward each milestone, identifying, and managing issues, risks, and other potential delays ahead of time, and identifying and driving resolution of all engagement related risks and issues.
    • Responsible for the execution and delivery of customer-focused engagements ensuring uninterrupted progress or delays.
    • Demonstrate expert-level of knowledge of Project Management best practices, process and supporting systems to drive the progress of a project.
    • Use excellent communication and interpersonal skills to lead multiple internal and external project team members across the organization.
    • Identify, forecast, manage, compensate, control, and communicate risk management plans, issues, and impacts across multiple levels of leadership and across diverse delivery communities and organizations.
    • Develop and manage customer-focused quality metrics and forecasting strategies.
    • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Delivery Plan, to align the project stakeholders and ensure the customers goals and expectations are achieved.
    • Assist in the development of Program Management business delivery strategies, program health analysis & internal reporting.
    • Lead the composition of project delivery schedules, resource models and project plans and present to the customer.
    • Facilitate mutual understanding meetings between the project delivery team and customer stakeholders to define the project delivery strategy, quality metrics, risk management plan and communication plan.
    • Take proactive steps to protect Optiv's best interests while simultaneously balancing the Customer expectations and project scope of work.
    • Independently manage project delivery strategies from initial planning through project closure.
    • Provides a single point of contact for our customers throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Conduct and coordinate internal and external project meetings and provide project status reports to project stakeholders.
    • Communicate client concerns, questions and conflicts to internal stakeholders and take the necessary actions to resolve and/or troubleshoot challenges in a strategic manner.
    • Facilitate internal project planning and status meetings. Assign tasks to project team members and ensure timely completion.
    • Responsible for coordination and collaboration of project events, meetings, and technical resources.
    • Generate and distribute project reports and lead project meetings to disseminate the appropriate information to the project team and project stakeholders.
    • Proactively monitor and report on project budget, timelines, and service deliverables.
    • Review and lead clarification (as required) of project scope, captured in the services statement of work and working closely with the customer and internal scoping teams during initial project solution architecture.
    • Analyze, report, and disseminate project status reports to the PMO and Practice Leadership.
    • Provide support across the PMO project portfolio to address at risk projects and escalations where necessary.
    • Understand and be able to speak to the AFC portfolio offerings in alignment with customer goals and objectives.
    • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and project management techniques.
    • Manage multiple multi-year engagements.
    • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including making clear and concise presentations to various audiences with an executive presence.
    • May lead efforts in the development of business unit analytics, department or operational procedures, reporting, financial analysis, communication, and/or strategic planning activities.
    • Assist in writing user stories, managing scrum calls, prioritizing backlog.
    • Collaborate with Product Owner and Developers to compose requirements.
    • Act as liaison between the customer and the project team.
    • Performs other duties as assigned

What we're hiring for
    • BA or BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field.
    • 4+ years of experience in a customer facing project/program delivery leadership role within a professional services organization, with emphasis on information security projects and programs.
    • Program Management expertise, specifically demonstrated success managing cross-capability engagements across multiple clients and disparate initiatives on a long term-basis.
    • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills required.
    • Strong, project team and customer-focused project leadership capabilities.
    • Management of information security projects required.
    • Expert level experience with Project Management methodologies, best practices, and toolsets required.
    • Experience interfacing with both clients and partners required.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Outstanding time management and organizational skills required.
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision required.
    • Significant experience as a consultant providing security expertise to clients preferred.
    • Current knowledge of security threats, solutions, security tools and network technologies strongly desired.


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If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success, and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government, and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services, and Identity and Data Management.

What you can expect from Optiv

• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Affinity groups including, Black Employee Network, Disabled Employee Network, Latino Employee Network, Optiv Pride (LGBTQIA+), Veterans Support Network, and Women's Network.

• Work/life balance.

• Professional training resources

• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

• Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remotely/from home (where applicable)

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Optiv respects your privacy. By providing your information through this page or applying for a job at Optiv, you acknowledge that Optiv will collect, use, and process your information, which may include personal information and sensitive personal information, in connection with Optiv's selection and recruitment activities. For additional details on how Optiv uses and protects your personal information in the application process, click here to view our Applicant Privacy Notice. If you sign up to receive notifications of job postings, you may unsubscribe at any time.


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