Work Assignment 3 – (Infrastructure)

Posted: 8th October 2014 | Tags: | Category: Assignments Projects

  • Job Title – Program Manager - Pharmaceuticals Windows Upgrade
  • Business Area - Pharmaceuticals – Coventry

This role of Global Program Manager involves managing a Windows 7 upgrade roll out project.

Managing this team involves splitting my time between Coventry and Stuttgart in Germany. Travel to other European Business Units was also a pre-requisite of this roll out project as we progressed through the roll out plan.

Main Responsibilities with client business:

  • Manage the project / program to the standards defined. Lead, motivate, develop and coach the team to deliver project goals and colleagues objectives, managing the performance of the project / program team. Execute high-level project planning, participation in the creation and agreement of business cases, development of the project charter and gaining approval to proceed.
  • Ensuring that the delivery of outputs from the projects meets program requirements and is to the appropriate quality, on-time and within budget.
  • Manage a team of 9 Project Managers across 12 European Countries.
  • Plan and design the project / program and proactively monitor its overall progress, resolve issues and initiate corrective action as appropriate.
  • Facilitating the appointment of individuals to the project /program teams.
  • Define and communicate clearly the roles and responsibilities of each member of the project / program from the Sponsor downwards in an international context.
  • Managing the efficient allocation of resources and skills within the program.
  • Lead, motivate, develop and coach the team to deliver project goals and colleagues objectives, managing the performance of the project / program team.
Larry Ellis

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