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Assoc. Director – Projects

Cognizant Technology Solutions

This is a Full-time position in Northbrook, IL posted June 9, 2021.

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Program Manager
– Director

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era.

Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses.

Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at  www.cognizant.com  or follow us @Cognizant.

Summary:

Cognizant’s Insurance business unit is one of Cognizant’s highest growth businesses and a critical part of Cognizant’s business strategy.

We engineer modern businesses to improve everyday life.

Responsibilities:
Prepare and Track Data conversion execution plan Lead design and customer business requirements gathering and validation; optimize customer requirements Lead & perform Project / Program management tasks Review operation metrics assess risk and drive mitigation plans; review SOW / work orders Technology and Transformation Understand the Project / Program goals and draft relevant documents Design and Manage Project / Program governance, and provide relevant updates during Governance meetings Create, Manage and Be accountable for Project / Program Schedule and Plan Be accountable for Project / Program Estimates, Budget and Quality of Delivery Collaborate with relevant Portfolio teams for estimations and plan resource needs Liaise with technical team for building the solution to meet Project requirements Work with testing team(s) for ensuring test coverage of Business Requirements Facilitate and drive meetings, workshops, demonstrations etc.

with different IT & Business stakeholders Manage stakeholders by effectively meeting/exceeding their expectations on Project/Program delivery & quality of work Facilitate and drive meetings, workshops, demonstrations etc.

with different IT & Business stakeholders Identify, Manage and Mitigate Project/Program Issues, Risk and Dependencies Identify, Invoke and Manage Project/Program Change Controls Ensure Project/Program meets all relevant Compliance requirements Be accountable for all relevant Audit requirements and findings If required, Lead and concurrently manage multiple projects Align and Collaborate with Program Manager and relevant Stakeholders on broader program objectives
Qualifications:
Program Management experience for large data conversion programs governance with US clients Over 15+ years of IT experience Proactive in risk identification and mitigations Liaison with customer key stakeholders Application maintenance and support experience; deeper understanding of support SLAs, KPIs Effective risk management skills Preferably experience with Vitech or any other COTS data conversion program governance experience Experience working with global teams Experience managing application support transition Well versed in Waterfall/Agile project/Project Management Excellent communication and presentation skills Should be a team leader and player Flexible and Resourceful
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Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : May 13 2021

About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era.

Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses.

Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission.

Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.

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Equal Employment & Affirmative Action Policy:

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.

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