Program Mgr - 90347531 - Wilmington

at Amtrak in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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As we move America's workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority, and the success of our railroad is due to our employees.

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Our values of 'Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First' are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, 'Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security' are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.


The Ops Tech Management organization supports Engineering and Mechanical. This includes ongoing support once new products are deployed and support of existing products during the transition to the new technology. The Program Manager is responsible for the delivery of large high-risk programs, with multimillion-dollar cost impacts and multi-year delivery schedules. The programs may encompass sub-programs, multiple projects and workstreams, cross-departmental interfaces, multiple technologies, geographies, and assets. Individuals in this role work independently with some indirect supervision and have direct reports or matrixed subordinate team members. The role requires regular analytical and metrics-based reporting to other staff,

Build strong relationships within Amtrak to understand the business challenges and opportunities
Create a collaborative partnership among executive leaders and portfolio stakeholders and enables workforce development, change management, and planning decisions
Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of Amtrak
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program, manage the project finances and project status reporting
Provide performance analytics on the program for stakeholders
Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditures
Drive continuous process improvement
Adheres to Amtrak Enterprise Project Management methodology
Coordinate multiple project teams, vendors, and assets to ensure timely and cost-effective sequencing and execution of critical path milestones across several inter-dependent projects within the assigned programs and overall portfolio
Establish Program Governance and Controls structures to enable effective escalation and decision-making processes.
Cultivate collaborative partnership among stakeholders to enable scoping, financial and resource decisions
Identify, document, and elevate cross-organizational and vendor-driven dependencies, and work with executives and peers across the organization to develop and implement appropriate dependency management processes
Identify and manage the assessment of major changes to scope, schedule, and budget through the appropriate Program and Enterprise governance approval mechanisms
Hire and mentor junior-level Project Management staff and matrixed team members and provide guidance on adherence to the Project Management practices.
Work with senior leaders to contribute relevant data to support annual planning activities and sequence new working through the appropriate control mechanisms
Ensure that program financial performance and forecasting information is available and reportable for senior executives and government regulators
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program execution and work across the organization to establish and monitor mitigation plans
Develop and maintain required program management artifacts and ensure that all projects have appropriate project management artifacts and processes in accordance with Amtrak Project Management standards and applicable regulations
Identify efficiencies and present recommended improvement opportunities at various levels of management.
Responsible for 'Position Management' for Mechanical & Engineering, Yard workflow management, Wayside detector technologies, Advance data analytics and optimization
Works closely with business partners to deliver above-listed ops. mgmt. systems projects according to approved... For full info follow application link.

Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 1079117

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022

Updated On: Dec 28, 2022

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