Program Manager – Data Science Program Management

Mitchell Martin
Mitchell Martin

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Program Manager – Data Science Program Management

Our client, an insurance company, is seeking a Program Manager – Data Science Program Management Chicago, ILContract Job Summary: The Data Science Program Manager role is responsible to oversee initiatives for new capability development, implementation, pilot, and coordinate the effort across the client. This individual manages the end to end project life cycle of projects to assure these are delivered on time; within quality standards; risks are identified and mitigated; stakeholders receive timely and accurate communication, and post completion controls are executed to ensure a seamless handover to the Business. The Program Manager bears significant responsibility in ensuring a positive experience and is expected to be a driver of the appropriate culture and mindset required to support an information-driven value cycle. Responsibilities: -Creates and maintains project plans and other critical PM artifacts in alignment with the process established through the Data Science Operating model.-Partners with the Client aligned Delivery Leads to understand the scope of initiatives and assist in creating charters and realistic project schedule.-Partners with other client PMOs to manage risks, issues, and dependencies. -Drive critical path delivery and mitigate areas of concern in a proactive manner-Manages multiple stakeholders geographically dispersed to drive projects objectives, and ensure scope and approach are understood across stakeholder community.-Resolves or escalates issues timely, to prevent bottlenecks and delays.-Uses PPM /Reporting tool to monitor the progress of the projects and provide insight on the plans versus the actuals to determine and execute a ‘Go to Green’ path. -Create version 1 of the monthly stakeholder governance pack for internal Data Science stakeholders-Conduct postmortems and maintain lesson-learned inputs on project successes and improvements for utilization in similar situations. Skills: -A proven track record of successfully leading projects in a high-tech development environment and with multi-functional and technical workstreams.-Strong relationship management skills to gain stakeholders’ support.-Ability to prioritize and organize effectively and manage multiple projects and assignments.-Ability to work and respond in complex and ambiguous situations. Experience: -7+ years of relevant business experience in Project Management-Certificate in Project Management a Plus

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