Grand Rapids, Michigan

Program Manager – Account Management

Description:

We are looking for a Program Manager for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a 12-month contract with the possibility of an extension. ***Hybrid role (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on-site) *** We are seeking an Experienced Program Manager to lead and drive the establishment and deployment of our Global Account Management process. This role will be pivotal in overseeing coordination and delivery across multiple functions and global markets, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and operational excellence

Responsibilities:

  1. Program management (50% of time):
    • Lead overall project coordination and alignment for the Account Management program.
    • Develop and maintain program schedules, timelines, and milestones.
    • Coordinate deliverables across 5 open work streams within the program.
    • Conduct stakeholder management planning to foster collaboration and engagement.
    • Manage risk and dependency planning to mitigate potential project disruptions.
    • Provide regular updates and reports on project status to senior management and

 

  1. Market Activation Coordination (50% of time):
    • Direct coordination efforts with 8 Markets to consult, implement, and optimize the Account Management strategy.
    • Ensure adherence to deadlines, schedules, and established processes within each market.
    • Monitor progress, identify risks, and proactively address issues to ensure successful implementation.
    • Facilitate knowledge sharing and best practices across markets to drive continuous improvement.
    • Collaborate with regional teams and stakeholders to align strategies and achieve global objectives.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Project Management, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Program Manager or Project Manager, preferably in global environments or multinational corporations.
  • Demonstrated success in leading large-scale, complex projects involving multiple work streams and stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills with a track record of building effective relationships across diverse teams and cultures.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management, and change management.

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.

Required Skills:

Program Management, Agile Methodologies, Project management, Risk management, change management, Account management