Sr. Program Manager

Jabil Inc. - Gurnee, IL4.0

30+ days agoFull-time
Job Summary
Facilitate and lead strategic initiatives for large multifaceted projects which may be customer/division specific or company-wide. Provide management and guidance to multi-functional project teams and/or other Project or Program Managers. Manage and enhance customer relationships. Provide full accountability for project budgets, schedules, project management, and performance requirements for enterprise level projects.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Technical Requirements:
  • Responsible for ensuring all of the project requirements and/or objectives are correctly gathered, understood and properly translated for execution
  • Build team(s) to address the project goals and objectives for multiple and/or enterprise level projects
  • Collaborate with customer (internal or external) from requirements gathering through product acceptance
  • Align the program team to customer needs by establishing milestones, goals, and objectives based on input from all functional areas and stakeholders within the enterprise project
  • Review project schedules with functional project managers and project coordinators allocated to projects
  • Provide guidance and motivation to project teams to successfully achieve project goal and corporate initiatives
  • Communicate project objectives in terms of overall strategic business objectives
  • Serve as interface with customers, vendors, stakeholders and project sponsor(s)
  • Devise creative solutions to critical customer and user needs
  • Manage development of project plans with focus on achievement of project goals and corporate initiatives, including project specific Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) or metrics
  • Responsible for recognizing project's Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and manage the work within scope, quality, time and cost constraints
  • Obtain and summarize current project information and milestone status versus project performance baseline
  • Drive project/program tasks to completion in accordance with the project schedule
  • Coordinate the efforts of the team to develop an integrated project plan and risk analysis with action plans to mitigate the risks
  • Management of Resource capacity and time tracking allocated to enterprise level project
  • Financial Management and analysis of costs for enterprise level projects and programs including Capital Expenditures Requests (CER’s) travel, training, resources allocation and other project related costs
  • Responsible for forecasting project budget and HR needs for current and future site needs
  • Accountable for overall project success - including cost, schedule, quality, and scope management
  • Balance the cost, schedule and time frames against the enterprise level project requirements
  • Report project status, issues and implemented solutions as well as evaluations and assessments of the results
  • Provide leaders with updates, including greatest opportunities for improvement
  • Recognize potential problem areas against the plan and identify and implement alternative solutions
  • Identify best cost solutions to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems (i.e. modification of responsibilities or consolidation of tasks, elimination of non-value added processes, or complete re-engineering of processes and systems)
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 8 years work-related experience required in project management or related discipline
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.