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Do you have extensive experience leading vendor management programs? Palmer Group’s client is looking for a Senior Program Manager to lead a new program for IT vendor management. The selected individual will execute strategies through solid collaboration and agile leadership. Suppose you want to work for a company filled with innovative thinkers while playing a key role in implementing new technology to ensure agricultural success. In that case, this may be the opportunity for you. Apply today to be considered!


  • Lead a new program for IT vendor performance management
  • Translate business objectives into the execution strategy
  • Lead and execute the strategy through solid collaboration and agile leadership
  • Develop strong partnerships with business and information technology leaders to drive focus on program objectives and optimize program delivery
  • Create forecasts, look for work efficiency gaps, address staffing gaps, and monitor and report on program progress
  • Ensure proper communication is taking place within the program
  • Confirm the program meets expectations concerning architecture, budget, functionality, quality, and schedule
  • Identify and prioritize product features by working with technical product managers


  • 7+ years of experience in using formal project management methodology, techniques, and tools
  • Experience with vendor performance management  
  • Expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables
  • Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope, and quality while bringing projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements
  • Strong understanding of software development and agile methodologies
  • Expertise in team building and leading teams
  • Experience assessing risk, evaluating trade-off decisions, and developing appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Experience managing projects with workstreams using different methodologies
  • Knowledge of estimating techniques and tools
  • PMP certification or other agile, industry, and project management certifications are a plus

Work Model:

  • Open to on-site, hybrid, or remote

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Willow Bauer at (515) 225-7000 or email Willow at 

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Ref: JOB-38406

Willow Bauer

Senior IT Recruiter

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Johnston, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour