Program Manager - Pharmacy:

Cincinnati Ohio

Program Manager - Pharmacy

Duration: 6+ Month, Contract to Hire
Location: Remote and then Onsite in Blue Ash, OH

Pay: $65-70/hour W2


Candidates must have demonstrable Program Management experience in the successful delivery of programs using an iterative waterfall methodology, organization, leadership, and communication. The program will involve driving a new acquisition driving both business and technology project. The ideal candidates will have program delivery through a merger or acquisition as well as experience working in the pharmacy or medical environment


  • Project experience in the Pharmacy or related Health & Wellness
  • Experience leading an acquisition, merger, or related program
  • PMP certification
  • Looking for an Organizational Change Manager - Not a release or change manager that approves code into production.
  • Manage and support teams in integrating change management and training activities into their project plans
  • Provide direct support and coaching to front-line managers and leaders as they help they're direct reports through transitions
  • Implement the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Framework to manage the people side of change caused by change and transition
  • Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns
  • Conduct readiness assessments evaluate results and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
  • Develop a set of actionable and targeted change management plans - including communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan
  • Coordinate conduct and measure training deployment and competencies
  • Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes
  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions
  • Develop training/supporting materials and deliver OCM training to the organization, both formal and informal learning events


  • Mentor and coach Project Managers within the program
  • Establish and update project and program plans with actual and forecasts and manage deviations from plan and program parameters
  • Ensure all program and project requirements and/or objectives are properly documented and vigorously pursued to deliver the final product
  • Deliver to time and cost within agreed tolerances for projects/programs
  • Provide leadership for project managers and stakeholders and apply conflict resolution skills to resolve program and project issues
  • Manage program and project risk, develop mitigation plans, and escalate decisions and unresolved issues as needed
  • Create and track schedules, budget, risks, and issues
  • Maintain program level communications with stakeholders at multiple levels
  • Work with peers to develop and drive goals, define technical specifications and detailed implementation plans for projects/programs
  • Effectively apply skills to impact program decisions
  • Focus on the benefits to be realized and the outcomes to be achieved.
  • Provide coordination of complex planning activities and optimize the use of resources (human and material)
  • Provide for an integration of outcomes with on-going business operations
  • Manage issues as they arise among the program's component projects
  • Track project's contributions to the program and toward the organizations' overall benefits and work to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program
  • Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives and make recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent
Category Code: JN049, JN008