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Program Manager
Ref No.: 17-08542
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/13/2017
Title: Program Manager
Duration: 6+ Month Contract (option to extend or hire)
Location: New York City
Rate: DOE
Start: ASAP (Targeting 9/18) 
Industry: Publishinng

About the job:
We're looking for an experienced Program Manager to oversee the execution of large, complex programs across multiple teams, functions and departments.  This highly-visible role will use their experience in project management methodologies to drive the planning and execution of work across our Product and Technology teams, while connecting and providing transparency to our business partners across the organization.
The day to day:

●   Coordinate the execution of work of multiple teams working under a common initiative.
●    Facilitate activities such as sprint planning, standups and retrospectives and providing transparency into the work committed and completed.
●    Be a true "servant-leader” and support the team's efforts to identify, communicate, and resolve interdependencies, risks, and issues. Help teams manage and resolve conflicts.
●    Maintain effective communication with senior management to keep them aware of critical issues confronting product delivery and of the action plans for addressing those issues.
●   Prepare and present regular status updates for the initiative, including
●    Assist with the process transformation across multiple departments of a large scale technology organization to become a collaborative, people-focused and KPI-driven Agile organization.
●    Work cross-departmentally with partners in Operations, aligning on roadmap dependencies in the end-to-end execution of our joint programs.
●    Partner with Finance to align on process improvements, including capital accounting procedures.

●    At least 5 years of experience as a Program Manager with experience pertaining to demand supply management / resource planning and Microsoft project experience
●   PMP certification, Product Owner or Scrum Master certifications a plus.
●    Solid understanding of different software development lifecycle models and expert knowledge in agile and traditional principles, with the ability to blend processes to find the right fit for technology and our business.
●    Portfolio level management able to handle up to 3-4 enterprise projects at a time
●    Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, with public speaking expertise presenting at meetups and conferences.

If interested, please email your most recent resume to Michael Meade at
I look forward to speaking with you!
Talk soon,
Vanessa Perez