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Program Manager

Company: Hitachi
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Hitachi Solutions is a global Microsoft solutions integrator passionate about developing and delivering industry-focused solutions that support our clients to deliver on their business transformation goals. Our industry focus, expertise, and intellectual property is what truly sets us apart. We have earned, and continue to maintain, a strategic relationship with Microsoft. Recognized for our achievements - teaming with our clients to deliver innovative digital solutions and services - is how we have achieved year after year recognition.

As their trusted advisor, we support our clients to deliver on their strategic business initiatives as they unify, automate, and modernize their data and operations to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance their customer's experience. Our over 3,000 team members across 14 countries, and our 18 years of 100% focus on Microsoft technologies and business applications, is how we deliver excellence through expert services and industry-focused cloud solutions.

A part of Hitachi, Ltd., our company has a long and rich history of innovation, financial strength, and international presence of one of the world's largest companies. Since 1910, Hitachi, Ltd. has been a leader in manufacturing innovative products and solutions that support industry and social infrastructure around the globe supported by 303,000 employees in over 100 countries and across 864 companies.

Job Description

  • Able to manages large and highly complex strategic programs that impacts organizational overall success
  • Ability to manage program scope, risk, quality, cost, change management and schedule
  • Working with project or program sponsor to develop program communications, set direction and goals, and determine priorities
  • Facilitating risk assessment/mitigation sessions and follow through risk management with a balanced and business priority-driven approach
  • Leveraging a solid understanding of the program management life cycle and related principles, methodologies and best practices and improves such processes and execution
  • Understands the program lifecycle, including program benefits realization and stakeholder management
  • Manage and execute program budgets as well as ownership of program P&L
  • Assist with the discovery and development of SOW's, Change orders, etc.
  • Participate in Steering Committee deliverables if required as part of program delivery process
  • Provide leadership and communication to both customers and internal Hitachi Solutions stakeholders on program progressions, challenges, threats, etc.
  • Participate in ongoing process improvement within Hitachi Solutions around practice, delivery teams and methodology initiatives
  • Periodically support sales by providing estimates for new opportunities, assist go to market strategies and advocate for program management to prospective clients
  • Makes complex decisions in the face of ambiguity, able to balance competing priorities when making those decisions
  • Strength in thinking analytically and strategically
  • Management of resources, set direction for how resources are used in order to achieve the vision, values and goals of the organization
  • Formulates strategies and processes that will meet the client's business needs while focusing on customer care
  • Establish processes for ensuring accountability, broadly communicating standards, compliancy, codes and legislation
  • Performs other duties or tasks as assigned or required Qualifications
    • Minimum of 12 years' experience in client facing professional services Program Management and Project Management roles
    • Minimum of 2 years in Program Management consulting services
    • Ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management (including business and IT C-level staff) and customers/vendors
    • Balance of business knowledge and people management skills
    • Applied experience with Program Management principles, practices, and methodologies such as AGILE, SCRUM, PMI, etc.
    • Genuine passion for the work we do and the technologies we support
    • Excellent judgment, strong interpersonal abilities, and an assertive team member
    • Ability to think strategically in support of the multi-dimensional issues, able to conduct risk analysis for success opportunities
    • Ability to think outside of the box and find creative solutions to achieve organizational goals
    • Positive mindset, results oriented and problem-solving attitude
    • Develop strategic business plans and able to communicate and involve key stakeholders
    • Communicate effectively with a wide array of audiences in a clear and credible manner
    • Able to reach logical conclusions identifying significant trends and patterns
    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) - or in process of attaining one of these certifications Preferred Skills (optional):
      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, Engineering, or related field is preferred
      • Experience with Azure DevOps or similar tools
      • Experience with Agile methodologies
      • Knowledge of SCRUM framework
      • CSM certification a plus
        Additional Information

        (This position can be based anywhere in the USA though travel will be required.)

        We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Keywords: Hitachi, Greenville , Program Manager, Executive , Greenville, South Carolina

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