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Senior Consultant Program ManagerIndustry: Pharmaceutical/ Consulting Location: Chicago Loop/Northern Suburbs As the Senior Consultant Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing pharmaceutical industry projects of varying scopes from inception to completion, while interacting with IT and Business users.Successful candidates will manage and/or participate in the following types of engagements for our clients:Ø Program management across multiple work streams in business and technology initiativesØ Project and/or program health assessments with recommendations for recovery and course correctionØ Project and program governance, processes, procedures, and best practice planning and execution Required Skills· Project and Program management – Encompassing initiation, planning, execution and benefits realizationo Develops and balances program management deliverables for successful executiono Works with executive team to ensure alignment with transformation goals and objectives – including benefit realization, organization alignment (Target Operating Model), processes and skillso Actively participates and coordinates program-level interactions with sponsors to ensure proper implementation of programs and projectso Identifies and implements program management best practices o Acts as liaison to internal and external constituencies, vendors, sponsors, etc.o Leads business decisions regarding methods, techniques, and procedures for program design and completiono Manages resources, budgets, and deliverableso Proactively identifies and manages issues and risks· Experience with and a strong understanding of Agile and Waterfall principles and methodologies· Effective oversight and control of the program structure and processes (e.g. resource/workload management)· A proven track record within industry (consulting experience a plus) that demonstrates abilities to work closely with executives (technical and operational) and line personnel· Strong skills in project/program management and PMO tools such as MS Project, Planview, Clarity· Strong communication and leadership skills· Ability to coach and mentor Project Managers and team members on project methodology and tools· Keep current on professional best practices through professional literature and training workshops.· Strong Business Analysis skills a plus· PMP certification a plus· Ability to travel 50-70% (local travel) If you feel this describes you, keep reading and applyMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:· 7-10 years of proven experience in various aspects of program management (e.g., project/program management, portfolio management, planning/governance, business analysis/process and application development) o Budgets and durations for these programs can range from $4 - $10 million and 2-5 years.· Clear understanding and experience in project and portfolio governance approaches (including but not limited to PMI, waterfall, iterative, Agile, Scrum, and OPM3)· Experience with project /program/portfolio intake/alignment and funding models · Demonstrated ability to negotiate, persuade, influence others and manage conflict· Pharmaceutical Experience is a plus· Ability to travel to client site in Waukegan/North ChicagoWHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?? · Health Benefits, 401K Plan, Paid Time Off, Weekly Pay Checks· Opportunity for professional growth and leadership within Global Leader in IT Consulting. ABOUT BROOKSOURCE: At Brooksource, our business is people. Relationships are at the center of what we do. A successful partnership is only as strong as the relationship built. We’re your trusted partner for IT hiring, recruiting and staffing needs. Job Title:Senior Consultant Program Manager Category:Project Management Employment Type: Hiring Company City:Chicago Hiring Company State:Illinois Requirement Number:JO-1802-83814