Director of Program Management at EmployBridge in Dunwoody, Georgia

Posted in Other 21 days ago.





Job Description:

Description

At EmployBridge we're taking the "temporary" out of temp staffing and building services to enable stable and meaningful work for millions of people through thousands of our clients across North America.


We're seeking a Director of Program Management to oversee operational change management and internal coordination as we roll out new products and services. You will report to the Chief Product Officer and be responsible for building a high performing program management team for our business.


You will be successful in this role if you are:




  • An owner: you take responsibility for outcomes and seek out opportunities for continual improvement


  • A collaborator: you work across the portfolio to support desired outcomes


  • Grounded in evidence: you build an organization and set of processes that find opportunities and ground decisions in data


  • Biased for action: you cut through ambiguity and help the organization make good decisions with incomplete data


  • Growth oriented: you seek out and exploit growth opportunities and foster a growth culture throughout the organization


Responsibilities



  • Day to day management of the Program Management function across the Product and Technology organizations

  • Define implement, and continually optimize expectations, standards, templates, and processes for the team

  • Be a key participant in company-wide PMO and change management initiatives

  • Mentor the team in the creation of all project artifacts, including project plans, statements of work, status reports, etc.

  • Regularly assess and communicate portfolio and project health - including scope management, resourcing, schedule and budget

  • Create and nurture effective communication within the team and among teams

  • Initiate and set goals for programs based on the organization's strategic objectives and strategic plan milestones

  • Plan programs from start to finish, including identifying processes, deadlines and milestones

  • Effectively manage risk, dependencies, escalation, and conflict negotiation across the portfolio

  • Escalate issues to the leadership team and marshall resources as appropriate



Requirements



  • Bachelor's degree, graduate degree a plus

  • 10 years minimum experience practicing project management with 6 years minimum specializing in digital products

  • Can demonstrate experience of directly rolling up sleeves to tackle and resolve issues (regardless of how big or how small) to get the job done and ensure both client and company success

  • Experience creating, implementing, leading (and standardizing) a standard approach for scoping efforts

  • Scrum Master certification or experience; PMP certifications or others a plus

  • Proven track record delivering strong project financial results (including on scope on time, on budget) while managing changes as needed

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization, and with clients

  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills


EmployBridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.