1+ months

Program Manager

Rochester, NY 14614
Be involved in projects with our Power Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Program Manager for our Rochester, NY Locations .
The prime function and basic objective of this position is to provide high level oversight for the development and continuous improvement of program and project management offices. The function of the program manager is separate and distinct from the function of the project manager, however in some cases the same individual will serve in both capacities. Program manager manages multiple projects, and sometimes multiple programs while a project manager manages the teams responsible for fulfilling the project and achieving its deliverables.
Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager will ensure the Program Management requirements are met and they will interact with each project manager to provide support and guidance on individual projects, including:
  • Conveying the important relationship of each project to the overall program and organizational performance objectives
  • Working to ensure that the overall program structure and program management processes enable the program and its component teams to successfully complete their work and to integrate the components’ deliverables into the program’s end products, services, results, and benefits
  • Working to ensure that projects are organized and executed in a consistent manner and fulfilled within established standards
  • Resolving resource constraints and / or conflicts that affect multiple projects within a program
  • Aligning organizational / strategic direction that affects project and program goals and objectives; and
  • Resolving issues and change management within a shared governance structure

  • Program integration.
  • Program scope management.
  • Program time management.
  • Program cost management.
  • Program quality management
  • Program Human Resource Management
  • Program Communication Management
  • Program Risk Management
  • Design of new reports
  • Facilitate continuity and standardization across departments
  • Build and manage program teams
  • Serve as a point of contact for critical program requirements
  • Ensure program delivery following Charter and Execution Plan


Education / Certification
Education Professional Certifications
  • Bachelor's degree; Engineering, Construction Management, Advance degree preferred
  • PMP Required

  • Years of Experience: 10+
  • Description of Professional Experience: 10+ years of project management experience for engineering and construction projects including knowledge of construction methods, practices, procedures and contracts. Gas, Electrical and Steam Utility experience preferred
Technical Skills
Profieciency in software especially in Oracle Primavera P6, Oracle Unifier, software Estimating, Oracle BI, Oracle EBS and MS Office Suite. Strong understanding of electric and gas utility business.
Non – Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving / Analytics – Advanced
  • Written & Verbal communication – Advanced
  • Stakeholder Management – Advanced
  • Interpersonal Skills – Advanced
  • Leadership Skills- Advanced
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2020-07-19

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