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Senior Program Manager
Government, Remote
Posted on 1/25/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 3+ years experience in Government Program Management
  • 5 years or more of project management experience working in a company or department with a heavy emphasis on technology
  • Experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment, with proven ability to negotiate and influence
  • Experience in both program and project management with the ability to successfully drive programs / projects to completion while managing the right balance of process without burdening the entrepreneurial spirit of the company
  • Experience in building programs using different approaches based on company objectives
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and decisive with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Experience negotiating vendor/client contracts with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, with the ability to share knowledge and ideas
  • Strong consulting and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated track record in identifying and implementing process improvements
  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization
  • Technical competence using software programs, including, but not limited to, Google Suite , Jira and Salesforce
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and comfortable in a flat organization
  • Government experience is a must
  • Post Secondary degree/diploma in Engineering, business, commerce, computer science or a related field
  • Certified Project Management Professional is a must
  • Certified Program Manager is an asset
  • Responsible for the overall program/portfolio execution success by serving as main point of contact for client and senior management for the program/portfolio
  • Support all aspects of the implementation and progression of assigned projects, programs, and/or portfolios as well as activity streams, from original concept through closing activities
  • Support the overall success of the line of business or portfolio in meeting its objectives and goals
  • Provide leadership for multiple functional or project teams by building and motivating members to meet project goals and adhere to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Establish a fluid program view, strategic plan, or roadmap to deliver all the projects / initiatives included in the program(s)
  • Assist in defining the resources required to support the projects falling within the portfolio or program scope
  • Define high-level work plans, and manage the integration of resources and knowledge across projects and tasks
  • Manage an array of program or project issues and risks that fall within the portfolio strategy to mitigate impacts to baseline, dependencies, critical path deliverables, and program outcomes
  • Manage change in scope and establish an intake process to triage these changes as it relates to the overall program objectives
  • Communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Provide status reporting regarding milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues - communicating across leadership
  • Maintain up-to-date program / project document repository
  • Participate in establishing best practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Ensure adherence to corporate standards and practices and serve as a key contact in the escalation process
  • Work collaboratively with teams to lead the identification and evaluation of demand requirements that will generate the highest business value
  • Providing executive advisory services (escalations, reprioritization and any re-planning required, articulating all aspects that would be impacted by the deferral
  • Support the development of prioritized strategies or operational initiatives while adhering to Geotab global strategic initiatives
Desired Qualifications
  • FedRAMP experience is a plus
  • RFP, RFI, RFQ experience is a plus

1,001-5,000 employees

Open platform telematics technology provider
Company Overview
Geotab is on a mission to advance technology, empower businesses and make the roads safer for everyone. The company connects vehicles to the internet and provide web-based analytics to help organizations manage their fleets.
  • Medical & dental
  • Retirement savings
  • Fitness membership
  • Baby bonus
  • Flex work arrangements
  • Home office reimbursement for select items
  • EV program
  • Learning reimbursement
Company Core Values
  • Collaborate and strive for transparency
  • Innovate and develop for the future
  • Do the right thing
  • Keep it simple
  • Embrace change
  • Work hard, your way