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
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
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.