Program Director (Jhb) (Telco Exp. Essential)

Program Director (Jhb) (Telco Exp. Essential)
Company:

Parvana


Program Director (Jhb) (Telco Exp. Essential)

Details of the offer

We are currently looking for an accomplished Program Director to be based from Cape Town but with extensive ability to base on long term assignments at customer sites within the EMEA region, specifically Johannesburg. Deliverables: Deliver identified high-risk major technology programs within budget and time requirements. Accountability for client stakeholders, project schedules, quality requirements, resource allocation, risk, requirements & change Manage client engagement and relationships while providing overall leadership to project teams Assist the existing Professional Services teams in providing guidance, recommendations or recovery plans on challenging client engagements with significant delivery, financial or commercial exposure and risk. Responsibilities: Responsible for managing stakeholders, with direct client responsibility. Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate. Ensuring that the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements. Reporting progress of the programme at regular intervals to the regional Vice President. Identify, prioritise and drive optimization, best practice sharing and standardisation initiatives for program delivery. Managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects. Managing mitigation of risks to the programme's successful outcome. Takes on supervisory responsibility and provides coaching to project managers. Provides input on team performance and reward. Requires significant independent judgement to determine the most effective course of action at any given stage in the project. Travel will be required as part of the job function. Skills and Experience : Expert level understanding and anticipation of the client's needs and an in-depth understanding of client facing software delivery life cycle (SDLC) management at program level Experience in managing program budgets and delivering services revenue and margin Experienced in working with Systems Integrators and multiple vendors essential Experienced in identifying and implementing Process Improvements in program delivery methodology Experience in performing a consultative subject matter expert (SME) role in relation to the profession of project or program management. Sophisticated communication skills to influence and gain cooperation with customers and team members. Requires highly developed team leadership skills with ability to lead large groups Preferably greater than 10 years project/program management experience in managing large implementation/software development projects, within a professional services or consulting environment Project Management accreditation and skills required; Telecommunication experience an advantage Competitive Salary Job ID: 1001204P Skills and Experience : Expert level understanding and anticipation of the client's needs and an in-depth understanding of client facing software delivery life cycle (SDLC) management at program level Experience in managing program budgets and delivering services revenue and margin Experienced in working with Systems Integrators and multiple vendors essential Experienced in identifying and implementing Process Improvements in program delivery methodology Experience in performing a consultative subject matter expert (SME) role in relation to the profession of project or program management. Sophisticated communication skills to influence and gain cooperation with customers and team members. Requires highly developed team leadership skills with ability to lead large groups Preferably greater than 10 years project/program management experience in managing large implementation/software development projects, within a professional services or consulting environment Project Management accreditation and skills required; Telecommunication experience an advantage


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