Program Director

The dedicated program director reports to the client partner that Cognizant have appointed for the costumer. The program director, supported by a PMO lead, coordinates the core development and site rollouts. Managing & Tracking Program Plan, Managing Program Risks, Program Governance and Status reporting.

About the Team/Business Unit

Digital is the paradigm of our days – everything is digital or at least smart and is to operate efficiently with the best and newest technology available, delivering insights, improving business and disrupting business models. To be successful, companies will need to demonstrate Digital capabilities to understand and get the best out of their Data, design products that build connections between people and processes, use the latest Technology. Within Cognizant the Digital Business Practice works with Clients across all Industries to help them becoming Digital: transforming their Business, Processes, and IT with a constant view on Business impacts. Human centricity is a key parameter making decisions and building solutions.

About You: 

Your Key Result Areas:

  • Ensure strategic program goals are transformed into tactical and operational measurable KPI/objectives embedded in the program deliverables (agreed with the costumer during the Initiation Phase).
  • Establishes, executes, and oversees  program governance (i.e.  stakeholder management, communication, benefits management, change management, scope management, etc.).
  • Provides insights on improvements while ensuring adherence to operational best practices
  • Drives optimal business value though scope management, change management, communication ceremonies, etc.
  • Establishes and builds relationships with various stakeholders for the program
  • Manage the Program Budget
  • Responsible for 5-year program roadmap against capacity expansion plan
  • Single point of contact and owner for the overall program, PMO and value stream. Closely working with the costumer Program Directors.

Required & nice to have Skills:

Must Haves:

  1. Managing & Tracking Program Plan, Managing Program Risks, Program Governance and Status reporting.

Nice to Have/Your chance to grow

  1. Managing program budgets. 

If you’re comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we’d love to hear from you!

Employee Status: Full Time Employee
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Job Posting: Nov 28 2022

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 185 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 or follow us @Cognizant.

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