Director, Program Management

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CoreCivic- Facility Support Center
Nashville, TN US
Job Description

The Director, Program Management is responsible for the successful design, planning, and implementation of large scale Technology/Operational Projects for all CoreCivic departments. Responsible for executing the CoreCivic Program Management Office Methodology, and managing CoreCivic employees and external vendors on assigned projects.



The incumbent should be able to perform all of the following functions at a pace and level of performance consistent with the job performance requirements.


Responsible for the successful design, planning, and implementation of large scale/complex Technology/Operational Projects for CoreCivic.

Responsible for executing PMO projects in strict compliance with CoreCivic’s Program Management Methodology.

Leads software development projects utilizing a CoreCivic specific version of the Agile software development methodology.

Leads all project related meetings with line staff and executive staff. Provides update on project status/progress to CoreCivic Executive leadership as needed.

Provides business analytics support to assigned projects.

Coordinates testing and training of new technology services prior to implementation, as indicated in the PMO Methodology.

Provides and coordinates post-live support for rollout phase of new services/technologies.

Maintains relationships with customer departments and ensures all support is provided in the context of assisting application users succeed in their business goals.

Domestic U.S. travel may be required.


Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Operations Management, Business Management, or other related field is required. A Master's degree is preferred. Five years of progressively increasing responsibility in leading/managing large scale technology based projects is required. Experience should include project management responsibility for projects spanning multiple years and budgets of $1M+. Requires experience in developing and tracking budgets and in conducting peer level QA for PMO implementations. Strong verbal, written and group communication skills are required. Experience in using Agile Software Development Methodology is preferred. "Big 5" consulting experience and/or PMI certification is preferred. Occasional overnight travel is required. A valid driver’s license is required.

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