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IT Program Director - Geneva


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IT Program Director - Geneva

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent contract with Edelway




On behalf of our global client based in Geneva / Lausanne area we are actively looking for an experienced IT Program Director to deliver a challenging transformation program.





Program Prioritization:



·        Coordinate the global project prioritization process to provide executive leaders with the information they need to assess which have the highest potential value, impact and strategic alignment


·        Interface regularly with executive leaders to define global project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges


·        Keep leaders up-to-date with project opportunities and risks


·        Serve as a thought partner to senior management and technical leads on program design and strategy


Program Management Governance


·        Set standards for project management, methodologies, success measurement, and tools

·        Drive the adoption of tools and best practices for efficient, rapid, and predictable program execution using contemporary tools and practices such as Agile and Lean Development

·        Monitor compliance with policies and standards

·        Ensure resource plans, budgets, and schedules for development programs are accurate and realistic

·        Execut change management, vendor management and resource allocation program across the enterprise IT organization


Program Tracking & Monitoring


·        Improve enterprise-wide project tracking, monitoring and reporting infrastructure

·        Manage and improve project management systems and dashboards to measure and report on project status including: progress, revenue, expense, overall status andsuccess factors against plan

·        Manage the risk, issue and change resolution process and work with other leaders to take corrective action as necessary

·        Oversee project team members for the delivery of projects/programs on time, within scope and on budget


Your profile: 

·        Degree in the field of Business, Economics, Law, Finance or Information Technology

·        15+ years of relevant portfolio and program management experience in the infrastructure / security field

·        Experience in a big consultancy (Top 4 a real asset)

·        Program Management Professional (PgMP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

·        Experience managing project tasks and process redesigning efforts to completion

·        Experience working in a geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-group

·        Experience defining governance/project management frameworks, and measuring adherence

·        English Fluent, French a strong asset



If this sounds like your next challenge could you please send me your updated CV at Savittri_apply@edelway.com (+41 58 717 7035) and I will call you to discuss it in more details.




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