Kforce Program Manger in Beaverton, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of a Program Manager in Beaverton, Oregon (OR). The nature of the work is focused on defining tools and processes to support overall organizational excellence in program/project management and process definition.Key Tasks:

  • Set Program's Vision and Strategy: Develops vision, strategy and deliverables of the assigned Program; Ensures program is aligned with business strategies and budgets; Owns the business case for the Program, establishes and maintains cross functional and regional coordination

  • Organization, Planning and Execution: Maintains ultimate responsibility regarding program objectives operating within financial and resource constraints; Manages project dependencies within the program and builds the program team; Ensures vendor contracts, relationships, performance, and communications are well managed

  • Project Management Support: Ensures proper Project Management staffing for all projects within the program; helps develop project objectives and project scope; Act as an escalation point for project issues that impact projects' cost, schedule and/or performance; Chairs program steering committee meetings

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and minimum of 5 years of directly relevant work experience; One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law 3 years; Masters 4 years; Associates degree 6 years; High School diploma or equivalent 7 years

  • 8 years professional experience

  • 5 years of project/program management experience

  • Experience delivering global or multiple regional projects experience with formal project management methodology

  • Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment

With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours