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Kforce CIS Program Manager in Hillsboro, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of a CIS Program Manager in Hillsboro, Oregon (OR).Essential Functions:

  • Focus on defining tools and processes to support overall organizational excellence

  • Schedule/Plan Management: Assist in facilitation of work breakdown sessions

  • Create initial project schedule and maintain with minimal oversight

  • Facilitate program level process and execution, identifies and manages dependencies and risks, as well as escalates blockers

  • Coordinates and facilitates iterative program level planning

  • Accountable for program execution and delivery of work

  • Monitors and reports program health (i.e. progress of feature completion) with the purpose of providing transparency on program delivery of value

  • Supports manager in executing project/program communication plan (internal and external) and provides status reporting and health/metrics to organization

  • Defines risk management plan, analyzes for criticality, probability, and impact and develops plan to address potential risk

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with previous experience supporting teams

  • Experience with formal project management methodology (Waterfall, Agile)

  • Technology/security experience preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication, as well as information-seeking skills

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to drive recommendations

  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel; Mac skills also highly preferred

  • Excel in team-oriented role that relies on ability to collaborate with others

  • Strong oral and written communication with ability to influence others (stakeholder management skills)

  • Experience resolving issues with higher levels of management

  • Able to lead cross functional work and prioritize changing demands

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience, interest, and adaptability to work in fast-paced, ambiguous environment

  • Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

Additional skills and qualifications (preferred):

  • Knowledge of information security best practices and principles

  • Project Management certification (PMP)

With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

WorkSource Oregon is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Language assistance is available to person with limited English proficiency at no cost.

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