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Program Manager

Company: Kforce
Location: Milford
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

A Kforce client is seeking a Program Manager in a partial remote setting onsite in Milford, CT, 4 days a week.Summary:In this role, the Program Manager is accountable for the successful delivery of project scope and product features to market. This role must be able to deliver using "standard" waterfall and/or agile delivery methods. The Program Manager is responsible for key functional areas of the assigned product and in effect is the SME for any questions and clarifications related to product functionality and roadmap. For assigned projects, the PM needs to adhere to and deliver the agreed scope to the aligned budget and timeline. For assigned products, the focus is to develop a deep understanding of users, the market place, competitors and future trends that relate to the product.Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Pillar portfolio leads to align to project scope or product vision and roadmap
  • Track and prioritize the product backlog, in collaboration with the Portfolio Manager, to ensure maximum value items are prioritized and aligned to business strategy
  • Lead the project and product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities with all stakeholders
  • Plan, prioritize and manage project scope and product feature backlog and development of requirements and user stories where appropriateRequirements
    • Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Business, Computer Science, Engineering or other technical discipline or equivalent experience
    • SCRUM Product Owner certification required; PMI certification or equivalent preferred
    • 8-10 years of experience in software development desired
    • 6+ years of experience as a Product Owner, Project Manager, Product Management or Business Analyst
    • Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (Visio, MS Project, Clarity, etc.)
    • Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
    • Strong technical background and significant experience with SDLC in an Agile environment
    • Skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ALM tools such as TFS or Jira
    • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
    • Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
    • In depth understanding of project management conceptsThe pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unlessand until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.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.

Keywords: Kforce, Milford , Program Manager, Executive , Milford, Connecticut

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