A Program Manager offers guidance to teams and project managers to promote the company culture among the employees of the company. To offer guidance to these teams and project managers in the right way, it is beneficial to have had experience in guidance and the development of teams before.
Since your main goal as a Program Manager is to guide a team or project within an organisation, it is important to know what your priorities are. When keeping to your priorities, you will be able to complete the project before the deadline and within the desired budget. You will also have the responsibility of keeping the regulations and the company culture in mind throughout your work method. When you notice the deadlines will not be met on time you are responsible to think of and present alternative solutions to meet the deadlines and ensure success. Next to analysing deadlines and providing solutions, you have to identify potential development needs among clients and implement these needs in the teams and projects you guide. This shows that as a Program Manager, you need to take into account several aspects while guiding your team, such as: guidelines, the company culture, deadlines, budgets and the clients’ needs.
The requirements for a Program Manager are dependent on the types of projects and teams you will guide. Besides, the type of organisation also influences the requirements needed for the job. Nevertheless, there are certain basic requirements and skills needed:
Vacancies for Program Managers in the life sciences industry regularly come available at QTC Recruitment. The available vacancies exclusively belong to QTC Recruitment’s employers. If you are interested in this or a related position feel free to contact us at +31 (0)23 754 86 60.