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Program Manager Key Accounts Rancho Cordova CA 95670 Job at Vision Service Plan


VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/


General Summary

Under minimal direction, coordinates the management of multiple related projects directed toward a common business objective. Partners with business leaders to envision, define, and initiate programs.  Provides direction and guidance to project managers to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program.


Essential Functions

Partners with business leaders in envisioning and strategic planning efforts for company programs



 



Develops program road map/implementation plan



 



Establishes and manages the governance structure for the program



 



Manages program communications with key stakeholders, project sponsors, project managers, and the program team



 



Performs program risk management and manages escalation of program issues



 



Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, financial and technical performance of company programs



 



Performs master resource planning for the program roadmap, ensuring maximum efficiency in resource allocation across projects



 



Facilitates the development of a cost-benefit analysis and return on investment for each project



 



Develops budget, financial projections and forecasted ROI for the program



 



Aids in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications and financial conditions of contracts



 



Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, facilitates solutions to program problems, and directs work of project team members assigned to program from various departments





Works with project managers to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, and that the projects deliver the intended business results and value



 



Acts as an advisor to the program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations



 



Builds an effective matrixed team and inspires a shared vision for the program



 



Clearly communicates roles and expectations to project managers





Provides coaching to matrixed project managers; gives input to the manager on project managers’ performance



 



Creates and delivers information at an appropriate level for the audience, including presentations and status updates 



 



Gains needed support from key stakeholders to lead and manage changes to successfully execute the program



 



Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties


Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:



 



Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience



 



Minimum of eight years of experience in project management/program management, leading large and complex projects



 



Minimum eight years of experience with various project management methodologies, standard concepts, practices, procedure



 



Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals



 



Proven ability to navigate complex situations through the organizational landscape and with multiple stakeholders



 



Strong leadership skills to coordinate and motivate project teams 



 



Adept at financial management to administer budgets across multiple projects and ensure the program meets its requirements for return on investment, timing, and budget



 



Ability to drive results through informal authority, serve as a consultant to key business partners, and represent users and customers in every thought and interaction



 



Proven ability to successfully manage risks/issues at a program level



 



Ability to elicit cooperation from Senior Management and other departments



 



Demonstrates ability to be a decision-maker showing balanced consideration of business issues





Excellent written and verbal communication skills and analytical skills 



 



Strong business aptitude and problem-solving skills 



 



Strategic skills to support envisioning work, program planning, and forecasting



 



Willing to travel as required (estimate 10%) 


Preferred Skills

Self-Driven within a forming team





Critical Thinking Skills 





Influencing Skills 





High Level of Business Acumen 





Detail Focused





Experience with Contract Negotiations 





Insurance, Optical, Retail and/or Private Equity knowledge beneficial


Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.



VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



More information on this Job


ID: 32095714 - Save Job
Category: Jobs : Retail Jobs
Employer Info:

Vision Service Plan

USA

VSP Global comprises five complementary businesses that combine eye care insurance, high-quality eyewear, lens and lens enhancements, ophthalmic technology, and connected experiences to strengthen the relationship between patients and their eye doctors.


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