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IT Program Manager (Charlotte, NC or Remote)

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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55891


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.



  • Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines of project.
  • Develops project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
  • Provides guidance to subordinates based on organizational goals and company standards. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization s objectives and schedules effectively and on time.
  • Establishes operating standards and procedures that affect subordinate organizational units.
  • Acts as an advisor to subordinate supervision or staff members to meet schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.
  • Develops and administers budgets, schedules and performance standards. Exerts influence in the development of project objectives and deliverables.
  • Frequent contacts with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications.
  • Assesses and utilizes best fit project management process to meet program and project objectives.
  • Project communication planning and execution – setting appropriate expectations, communicating status with all stakeholder groups, escalating issues and concerns when warranted.  
  • Working with the sponsor to ensure the planned business value is progressing according to plan 
  • Coordination, aligned with Global Sourcing partner, of vendor management (RFI, RFP, SOW, etc.)  
  • Change management addressed in organization, technology, architecture, and business readiness  
  • Coordination of quality outcomes through test planning and execution 
  • Execution of project plan deliverables, including operational readiness with the appropriate project team members
  • Issue facilitation, communication, and resolution


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in 5+ years of project management experience
  • Advanced Computer Skills


Required Skills:

  • Communication/ collaboration skills
  • Written, Verbal, and Training skills
  • Facilitation skills across program and project teams
  • Financial acumen
  • Project / Program Management processes
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to Learn quickly and transfer knowledge to others


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of SDLC as a quality framework for project management
  • ITIL and/or ISO understanding
  • Negotiation skills and experience
  • Contract management experience for project delivery
  • Prior experience in a similar or equivalent position
  • PMP Certified
  • Agile Certified



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