We are looking for a self-starting Digital Program Manager for large-scale Asset Management Digital initiatives. This role closely works with business and technology executives to drive the overall execution and success of the Digital program. Enthusiasm and passion for driving change is a must, as well as a desire to improve upon delivery processes and standards.
Manage large digital program scope, cost, schedule, quality, and risk to meet the business unit requirements.
Strong Agile experience (Scrum) working within Agile teams and projects
Coordinate information technology and process integration for large digital program with the business unit.
Develop and administer the digital project portfolio and map digital capabilities to strategic priorities
Leverage existing research across all key constituents to deliver against client digital preferences
Partner with broader leadership team to influence, educate and support the rollout of key digital capabilities
Work with other team members such as Product Owners, Architects, and Development Teams to ensure programs are fully supported to drive successful outcomes
Ensure rigorous organizational change management processes are implemented to minimize disruptions caused by large digital program transformation/integration/implementation.
Manage monthly program financials, collect program status and prepare briefing materials for executive level discussions
Drive issue escalation and resolution; risk identification and mitigation and the overall removal of roadblocks that impede progress of the project
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to multiple levels of management both in writing and orally
Coordination across various cross impacted teams
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor s degree in engineering, business, or related discipline from an accredited University required.
Minimum 5 years of experience in managing a digital program from a technical standpoint
A minimum of 10 years Project/Program Management experience
Strong knowledge of digital technologies, including content management systems, sales and marketing apps and other emerging technologies
Strong ability to manage vendors and their respective deliverables
Strong analytical skills and problem solving to identify and mitigate obstacles and conflicts in advance
Self-motivated, detailed-oriented and able to work autonomously while still meeting objectives and deadlines
Business / IT alignment of digital driven business initiatives
Experience of working within complex project matrix environments, with both internal and 3rd party resources
Excellent presentation, negotiation and communication skills
Experience of facilitating workshops and engaging with stakeholders at all levels and functions of the business
Ability to understand complex systems and issues and communicate with both technical & non-technical people
The ideal candidate will have experience with managing large scale programs, have strong executive presence and ability to work across numerous organizations to drive program management and execution tasks.
In cooperation with business leaders, provide governance framework and oversight of scope, schedule and timelines. This includes coordination and management of regular program routines including weekly working groups, executive steering committees and CEO review sessions.
Able to demonstrate strong marketing, business, project management, team leadership and IT experience
Proven leadership qualities as well as high performance track record
Hands on experience with project management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, etc.
Ability to focus on key issues and drive initiatives to conclusion
Ability to build relationships & foster partnerships across multiple disciplines
Strategic thinker, results oriented, and self-motivated
Able to act on own initiative, be proactive, reliable and confident