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Rancho Cordova CA Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 13 March 2018
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VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we're all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

With minimal direction, provide management for areas of responsibility, setting the direction for program and project management for operations and change-the-business initiatives across technical functional areas or lines of business.

Essential Functions

Responsible for program and project management processes for the implementation of disparate technology for strategic use throughout the enterprise, possibly including one or more of the following functions: platform systems deployment, information security, enterprise architecture, and/or infrastructure (including data center, network, and telephony)

Provide a platform for continuous improvement and transformation to better meet GTS and business needs

Manage stakeholder relationships with senior level management across various functions

Regularly interact with sponsors, stakeholders, and executive leadership to ensure meeting or exceeding project deliverables

Inform others of high-level technical impediments spanning across technology areas, businesses or technology crises; provide updates, and progress in relationship to timelines or SLAs, partnering and building a relationship with key stakeholders for planning and execution

Manage and direct project managers and analysts working on the portfolio to ensure that project quality and project management standards are followed and continually improved

Remain current on new technology and methods to ensure state of the art and cost effective solution delivery to business processes

Plan, implement and continuously improve program and project management best practices and tool sets to streamline project processes and procedures and maximize operational effectiveness

Coordinate training to ensure all departmental staff have appropriate skill-sets and receive appropriate information/instruction

Lead the process of interviewing and hiring for open positions within the unit ensuring that the most qualified candidates are selected

Prepare KJAs for direct reports that tie to their job descriptions and goals. Monitor performance of direct reports in meeting their KJAs; provide prompt and objective coaching in accomplishing goals and in job performance, and recommend salary increases

Assure effective communications are maintained across technical functional areas; where appropriate involve employees in plans, and keep up to date on progress towards meeting goals

Monitor turnover, productivity and overall performance to ensure adequate staffing and performance that meet functional area standards and VSP's needs

Participate in the development of the department's budget; monitor expenses to ensure department costs are within established levels

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field

Twelve years of leadership experience

Twelve years of project management experience

Strong leadership skills

In depth knowledge and demonstration of skills in Program and Project Management methodologies across various technology areas

Strong demonstrated people skills, and technical visionary skills

Prefer experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies

Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Rancho Cordova CA, United States of America
3/13/2018 4:57:43 PM

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