Portfolio Program Managers
Carlson Wagonlit Travel - London

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Responsible for managing one or more large programs in the Global Suppliers, Products and Technology (GSPT) portfolio, from initial concept through user acceptance testing and including technology infrastructure deployment. Programs are assigned based on applicability of the Program Manager’s specific hard and soft skills, but in general are high in visibility and carry high risk/reward profiles.

Main responsibilities

Manages large, complex programs with high software/hardware content:

Liaises appropriately with stakeholders: executive owner, business owner, project team

Enhances working relationships across the enterprise to support program initiatives

Defines resources and schedule for program implementation

Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning

Plans and schedules program deliverables, goals, milestones and costs

Performs program reporting, including measurement of performance vs. plan

Efficiently identifies and resolves program issues, including timely escalation when necessary · designs and maintains program documentation

Participates in development of program and project management standards and governing policies for the GSPT organization

Candidate profile

Extensive experience running large, complex, multinational programs

International experience

Degree with business or technical emphasis

PMI or Six Sigma certification

Process mapping skills highly desirable

Excellent Microsoft Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to deal within a multicultural environment

Second language desirable

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