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Program Director

Eagle is currently seeking a Program Director for a ten (10) month contract opportunity, scheduled to begin March 2018.

Key Responsibilities of a Program Director

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide business leadership, coordination, team capacity management and expertise within the
  • Corporate Infrastructure and Solution Delivery Portfolio;
  • Act as a senior point of contact and encourage collaboration between key stakeholders, program sponsors and teams;
  • Enable effective working relationships and successful achievement of program deliverables and organization objectives;
  • Liaise with Executive Leadership Team on program and project issues;
  • Manage vendor relationship, deliverables and implementation plans;
  • Review and validate in-flights project streams;
  • Offer recommendations and direction that enhances program structure;
  • Ensure a balanced approach exists between business readiness planning and vendor specific deliverables and timelines;
  • Provide oversight and direction to project management resources;
  • Includes schedule development, resource planning, risk and issue logging, budget/financial reporting;
  • Participate in the negotiations and tracking of third party contracts and agreements;
  • Ensure successful execution of project components;
  • Agreed scope, schedule, cost and quality;
  • Manage and document risks;
  • Negotiate and document changes to project specifications;
  • Closely monitor and evaluate events to manage scope and budget;
  • Oversee related processes to ensure optimum efficiencies;
  • Develop, maintain and publish appropriate dashboards and program management reporting;
  • Executive summaries;
  • Executive Steering committee updates/communications;
  • Program and project level reports and documentation;
  • Develop and implement Change Management strategies.

Skills and Qualifications of a Program Director

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Bachelor or master’s Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or a combination of experience and education;
  • Must have demonstrated ten plus (10+) years Program Management experience running complex, multi-stakeholder projects;
  • Must have demonstrated ten plus (10+) Program/Portfolio experience in a complex enterprise environment;
  • Must have demonstrated ten plus (10+) managing IT system/infrastructure implementations
  • Must have demonstrated five plus (5+) years working in a Health Authority or similar environment;
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills and experience making formal presentations and summarizing recommendations to Executive leaders within a large organization;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing projects and business process initiatives designed to improve efficiencies;
  • Demonstrated experience leading an interdisciplinary team of technical and business resources effectively;
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a complex enterprise environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and help resolve uncertain situations;
  • Experience working within a PMO, complying with standards and practices;
  • A positive change leader with demonstrated experience in Change Management techniques;
  • Training and experience in best practice project management techniques and processes;

Desirable qualification:

  • PMP certification.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: February 09, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 53537
  • Location: Vancouver BC