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ICONMA, LLC Project and Program Manager in United States

Project and Program Manager Location: Dallas, TX/ Hybrid Duration: 12 months with Possible Extension Upto 24 months/ Possible Contract to hire Description: The client Legal team is searching for a Program Manager for the deployment of its Next Generation Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution. This engagement will support the digital transformation of the legal department and other functions in the buy-side and sell-side contracting processes. The program manager will coordinate multiple groups, including legal and IT teams within the company and an implementation partner providing support across multiple workstreams. Responsibilities: Maintain the program schedule and coordinate inputs from workstream leads. Manage program wide risks, issues, and opportunities to determine impact to program cost and schedule. Maintain stakeholder assessments for cross-functional organizations and support tasks that drive stakeholder awareness and engagement throughout the life cycle of the project Support the creation of change management plans and ensure execution of plan activities in partnership with the change management SME’s and cross-functional partners Coordinate steering team calls with executive sponsors and drive the appropriate escalation of risks, issues and opportunities in accordance with the project charter Develop and track risk and opportunity plans for the program and manage overall project cost. Update project status reports on the appropriate cadence to ensure proper accountability across workstreams Maintain the project charter and RACI throughout the program and coordinate adjustments as needed. Support the legal team and groups of contracts subject matter experts to ensure proper participation in the project and to drive process optimization and standardization Coordinate action items for the extended legal team and workstream schedules for legal teams as part of the larger overall program Support process transformation activities within legal and other functional teams to realize the value of CLM software. Coordinate workshops, program reviews, testing and training sessions that keep key stakeholders and user groups aligned at the right time. Support the Legal team’s participation in the enterprise Quote to Cash initiative and ensure alignment of the CLM program with other Quote to Cash projects, including tracking dependencies and cross-project risks and opportunities. Qualifications: Experience leading or playing a key role in an enterprise software implementation for an enterprise, with a preference for a Contract Lifecycle Management solution Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills Experience in a relationship management role and ensuring successful completion of projects supporting a diverse group of stakeholders Proven leadership effectiveness in a fast-paced, global environment Demonstrated ability to manage multiple workstreams and priorities in a results-oriented manner, shifting easily between strategic and tactical Demonstrated experience coordinating workstreams on large global projects with team members from multiple organizations, including outside vendors Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to summarize status, risks and issues to the executive level. Ability to focus a large team on a common goal and to stay on track with schedule and budget, knowing when to properly escalate to ensure accountability and execution Proven stakeholder management skills Strong organization skills and ability to keep collaboration environments, such as MS Teams, updated and fresh for valuable collaboration amongst the global team Proven experience managing large-scale implementation programs Program and/or project management certifications a plus Top 3 must-have hard skills program cost and schedule management Stakeholder Management Change Management As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA provides an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.