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Senior Technical Program/Project Manager II

Xandr / New Jersey / Technical Services
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Job Overview

Conducts end to end program and project management of one or more programs containing multiple large projects, or portfolio management of a large scope entire portfolio that are company-wide, cross functional and/or strategic in nature. Leads cross functional teams to complete projects within allotted timeline and budget. Defines project/program scope and objectives. Defines project scope and objectives, directs activities of a project team, and identifies resources. Projects/programs are very complex in nature, with project activities that are distinct for each new project, are company- wide, and require a high level of analysis to create project plans for new concept programs. Work with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion project(s) across the entire organization. Projects/programs are very complex in nature, with project activities that are distinct for each new project, are company-wide, and require a high level of analysis to create project plans for new concept programs. Work with external vendors and internal stakeholders to champion project (s) across the entire organization. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Communicates to client/vendors/leadership.

This role may also include program/project management accountability for support functions within lean portfolio management, communications, metrics, SAFe continuity, budget, and contract admin responsibilities. The position may include managing both development work as well as necessary process projects such as coordinating annual capital planning, application conversions, transition planning and data collection projects, etc.

This role has accountability for the overall management and execution of large, multi-organizational, strategic programs. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong experience leading both programs and projects. This position directly influences cross-organizational teams and will require interaction with senior level management. Candidate should be comfortable working in a fast pace and changing environment. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned technical programs and provides a single point of contact for those programs. Programs are typically high value and long term. Program Manager leads cross functional teams to complete programs within allotted timeline and budget. Takes programs from original concept through final implementation. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, metrics, and status reports. Conducts program meetings and is responsible for end-to-end success of the program. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Drives resolution of all issues and jeopardies impacting the program.

Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time

You Have

Work Experience

  • Typically, at least 5-8 years of experience in a technical lead position
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Experience in the Advertising Tech Industry is desirable
  • Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
  • Preferred Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Administration degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP Certification desired

Knowledge/Skills

  • Program management experience
  • Project management experience (end to end)
  • Strong team-building and effective leadership of teams in a matrix environment
  • Technical knowledge to engage effectively with technical/product teams internal and external to AT&T and WM
  • Self-driven, with a “can-do” attitude to overcome obstacles and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to lead geographically dispersed, cross-functional and virtual teams both strategically and tactically
  • Ability to build trust, gain consensus and drive action
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Critical: Attention to detail
  • Ability to assimilate various data, investments and priorities connecting the dots to support alignment decisions, and proactively identify risks.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and the ability to synthesize and clearly articulate complex issues/ideas to varying audiences, including officers

Other Requirements / competencies

  • Business Orientation
  • Finance Acumen
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • SAFe
  • Process Management
  • Jira & Confluence
  • Collaboration
  • Lead Diverse, Virtual Team
  • Problem Solving
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Some in office presence required
  • Location preferred: negotiable

Our Perks

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Flexible time off including volunteer days, vacation, and holidays
  • Professional development resources and education reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • AT&T internet/phone and HBOMax discounts
  • 401k with company match

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