IT Program Director - Chicago
|Position Title:||IT Program Director|
Our client, one of the largest commercial, property & casualty insurers in the US, is seeking an IT Program Director.
Location: Chicago, IL
Position Type: Contract
-Individual contributor, leads and directs multiple, and highly complex IT programs or multiple medium sized projects to achieve corporate objectives.
-Strong background in Agile Methodologies
-Initiates the overall program, partnering with the architects and the delivery team, working under the supervision of the Technology Portfolio Program Director.
-Defines the operational metrics for Program Execution, including the overall schedule, deployment plan, and change management aspects.
-Meets the Financial Objectives set out in the business case, monitoring the expenses, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.
-Establishes key working relationship with the product owner, architect and key stakeholders.
-Identifies the Change Management and Training Plan, working with the Organization Change Management Lead.
-Actively monitors the program execution to ensure the objectives and acceptance criteria laid out by the product owner are met.
-Provides timely updates to Portfolio Leadership thru the bi-monthly portfolio status reports, and monthly steering committee updates.
-Excellent presentation skills & the ability to speak in front of large audiences.
-Provides the necessary support for delivery team on issue, and risk management, with timely resolution and escalation.
-Actively works with the delivery team to remove impediments to effective execution.
-Identifies, and actively manages the project dependencies within Technology Portfolio and cross-program dependencies.
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