• Program Manager

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    # Positions
    Information Technology - All Openings
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  • Overview

    Have an eye for emerging technologies AND have a passion for healthcare? We are seeking a Program Manager to join our team and help lead our Blockchain initiative. If you have experience bringing together consortiums, this could be the perfect opportunity! Apply today and join an elite community of healthtech innovators.


    The Program Manager works with Project Team Members to monitor cost, schedule, quality and technical and user performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the blockchain initiative. Responsible for determining and coordinating the sharing of resources among their constituent projects to the overall benefit of the program. Responsible for stakeholder management particularly stakeholders external to the organization.


    • Develops program plan with assistance from the Customer and Internal NASCO support organizations
    • Manages and communicates with the staff associated with the program, including the business stakeholders, to deliver the program plan
    • Leads and executes program/projects in a transparent and productive way, applying standard project management practices
    • Develops the program charter establishing the program's key objectives, participants and scope, and communicates it effectively
    • Plans, schedules, and tracks program deliverables and milestones using Microsoft Project
    • Establishes Program and Project Change controls
    • Establishes Program and Project risk management processes
    • Ensures the development of the individual project charter(s) establishing the project's key objectives, participants and scope, and communicate it effectively
    • Oversees the individual project plans, schedules, and project deliverables and milestones using Microsoft Project to ensure they link to the overall program
    • Ensures that user acceptance testing has been conducted
    • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
    • Manages all program changes and actively addresses any program issues
    • Coaches and mentors junior Project Managers



    • Manages program change
    • Actively addresses program issues
    • Motivates Team
    • Executes program plan
    • Ability to develop high-level milestone plan
    • Establish alliance
    • Captures program status
    • Obtains executive approval
    • Speaks clearly
    • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships
    • Communicates with others
    • Demonstrates high ethics and values
    • Recognizes contribution
    • Supports team building
    • Manages multiple inter-dependent, integrated projects
    • Manages high risk, high visibility, focused program
    • Develops and maintains a strategic, conceptual focus (perspective)
    • Develops and maintains a 3 to 5 year planning horizon
    • Ensures alignment with the overall portfolio and the enterprise
    • Aligns team to expected outcome(s)
    • Assists in definition/development of contractual relationships and deliverables 


    Role/ Department Specific Details:


    • Effectively communicates program status and plan to NASCO Sr Leadership as well as external participants of consortium governance bodies.
    • Effectively manages consortium governance relationships

    Required Experience:

    • 10+ years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of the project lifecycle, experience with PMI principles or standard project management methodology
    • 11+ years related work experience in a company or department with a heavy emphasis on delivering technology services
    • Experience managing a program of projects
    • Experience mentoring/coaching Project Managers
    • Experience managing projects with a set methodology
    • Experience in risk identification, mitigation, and contingency planning
    • Mainframe
    • Experience with developing business cases and project charters
    • Experience with the software development lifecycle
    • Experience managing multi-million dollar projects 

    Required Education and Certifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • PMP certification required within 18 months from date of hire


    Preferred Education:


    • MBA



    NASCO is a Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Affirmative Action Employer.


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