2147 AVP - Program Management Group


Plano, TX
United States

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Job Description

AVP - Program Management Group

PLANO, TX, United States
Job Identification
2147
Locations
  • PLANO, TX, United States
Posting Date
10/07/2022, 02:37 PM
Job Schedule
Full time
Job Shift
Day

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Job Description

Black Box is looking for a global leader of the Program Management Group to guide the development and future growth of the Program Management Group function.  A successful leader will develop and implement a strategic vision for the Global Program Management Group in alignment with overall company objectives. 

Black Box is a trusted IT solutions provider delivering cutting-edge technology solutions and world-class consulting services to businesses around the globe. The breadth of our global reach and the depth of our expertise accelerate customer success by bringing people, ideas, and technology together to solve real-world business problems. Our IT infrastructure solutions, services, and products enable secure, flawless connectivity and meaningful collaboration for businesses in every major market sector on six continents.

Location:  Plano, TX

Primary Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identify, recommend, and implement best practices, methodologies, and industry trends.
  • Lead and coordinate the Program Management Group to meet or exceed industry and competitive benchmarks
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction, and attainment of performance metrics for the program/project management delivery, resource management, quality management, professional development, and knowledge management program management group functions.
  • Provide input to senior and executive leadership to develop the annual  corporate financial metrics and direct the PMO to achieve attainment of these objectives
  • Define, implement, collaborate etc. and continuously improve operational strategies, business plans, goals, core competencies and processes for program and project management to support overall company objectives.
  • Oversees the commercial financial status and tracking
  • Provide executive visibility to project and program status, issues, risks, costs, KPI progress and ensure reports emphasize risk mitigation, client satisfaction, trending & predictive analysis and strategic insight.
  • Communicate regularly with senior and executive management regarding Program Management Group matters.
  • Partner with sales and other cross-functional leaders to understand market & client demand, business strategy and prioritization to lead pipeline management and project execution strategies across the Project Management Group.
  • Foster and ensure collaborative working relationships within operations and across all levels and departments of the organization to execute program management  group functions and company priorities.
  • Evaluate Project Management Group maturity level and promote continuous growth of program management practices within the PMO and organization to achieve client and organizational objectives.


Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field, or equivalent, relevant experience is preferred
  • PMP, Six Sigma, Agile, SCRUM or related certifications preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years Program / Portfolio Management experience with track record of increasing Program Management Group responsibilities within the technology services industry. 
    • Must have senior level experience overseeing a portfolio of multiple prime contracts and subcontracts.
    • Must have experience preparing and delivering briefings and recommendations to senior and executive leadership on a regular basis
    • Must have experience managing complex customer requirements across all aspects of cost, schedule, and quality.
    • Must have experience as a Program Manager.
  • Exceptional predictive planning abilities with proven record of recommending and implementing process and efficiency improvements; demonstrated success in identifying and successfully executing strategic business opportunities.
  • Strategic and end-to-end process thinker, with proven experience in leading change within an organization and understands how change affects employees and utilizes strategies to reduce risk to the organization.
  • Proven ability to continuously expand and leverage knowledge of market and industry benchmarking and key industry leaders with demonstrated success in identifying, recommending, and implementing best practices, methodologies, predictive analytics, and industry trends. 

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About Us

What's in it for You?
Joining Black Box means you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting, highly visible projects with our customers.  You’ll get to know large and small organizations across the world and work to deliver best in class IT solutions.  You’ll be rewarded with a variety of experiences, development opportunities and exposure to some of the world's most admired companies.  In addition to these rewarding experiences, you’ll have access to our comprehensive Total Rewards Program. Our program continues to evolve to meet the needs of our dynamic workforce by providing a variety of benefits which are applicable and competitive for each country & region.
About Black Box
Black Box is the trusted global solutions integrator and digital technology partner. With nearly 45 years of experience connecting people and devices, we are an organization of top technical professionals dedicated to delivering solutions and services that help organizations design, build, manage, and secure their communications and IT infrastructure and networks. Technologies include 5G/OnGo, connected buildings, digital workplace, multisite deployments, data centers, and IoT. 
We also design and manufacture award-winning products for Pro AV, KVM, cabling, and networking known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability and fail-safe security. We deliver high-value technology services and products through our values, such as innovation, ownership, transparency, respect and open-mindedness combined with our global presence and 2,500+ team members in 24 countries and growing.  Black Box is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.
Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.

 
Job Requirements
Education / Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field, or equivalent, relevant experience is preferred
PMP, Six Sigma, Agile, SCRUM or related certifications preferred.
Minimum of 8 years Program / Portfolio Management experience with track record of increasing Program Management Group responsibilities within the technology services industry.
Must have senior level experience overseeing a portfolio of multiple prime contracts and subcontracts.
Must have experience preparing and delivering briefings and recommendations to senior and executive leadership on a regular basis
Must have experience managing complex customer requirements across all aspects of cost, schedule, and quality.
Must have experience as a Program Manager.
Exceptional predictive planning abilities with proven record of recommending and implementing process and efficiency improvements; demonstrated success in identifying and successfully executing strategic business opportunities.
Strategic and end-to-end process thinker, with proven experience in leading change within an organization and understands how change affects employees and utilizes strategies to reduce risk to the organization.
Proven ability to continuously expand and leverage knowledge of market and industry benchmarking and key industry leaders with demonstrated success in identifying, recommending, and implementing best practices, methodologies, predictive analytics, and industry trends.
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