Program Management, Director
Stride, Inc.

Columbia, South Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

$139,295.25 - $222,872.40 per year


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Job Description

SUMMARY: The Director, Program Management is responsible for leading and overseeing multiple business initiatives. Provides leadership and develops program and project management staff to enable successful implementation of programs and actively identifies and documents best practices. Acts as the focal point for coordination between stakeholders representing a variety of functional and business areas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Leads and mentors Project Managers in all areas of project management skills and knowledge;
  • Provides technical input and assistance to projects as circumstances arise including defining scope and changes in scope;
  • Provides guidance to project management team in determining the feasibility of the solutions;
  • Contributes to program planning, strategic planning, budgeting and departmental process improvement initiatives;
  • Facilitates training sessions to communicate new approaches to implementing solutions;
  • Manage cross-functional projects and teams;
  • Reviews work and all project key decisions to ensure company objectives are met and execution of program/project budgets and schedules are approved;
  • Communicates progress through periodic status reports;
  • Facilitates staff meetings and cross-functional team meetings to ensure communication and guidance are provided;
  • Manages select key projects as requested;
  • · Coordinates custom solutions with other departments in the organization;
  • Interfaces with stakeholders to obtain objective assessments of Project Managers and gauge stakeholder satisfaction; Reviews each project deliverable and establishes criteria for evaluating the status of all deliverables;
  • Recommends changes for future versions/products.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Directly supervises 5-10 employees in the Program Management Office. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ten (10) years of combined experience in project and program management
  • Experience managing a team of project managers of 5 or more across multiple locations

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Successful tracking and schedule compliance with large scale projects
  • Ability to work across multiple job levels to achieve results
  • Experience managing a project team of 15 or more people across multiple locations
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven manner
  • Consistent success in leading teams to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Demonstrated use of sound and proven project management practices and tools, including excellent Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Smartsheet, Jira, Certinia.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to deliver projects more efficiently
  • Outstanding time management and organization skills
  • Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification such as Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is virtual and open to residents of the 50 states, D.C.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Stride, Inc. considers a person's education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee's salary level. Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position's level and expected contribution, and the employee's benefits elections. Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range.

We anticipate the salary range to be $139,295.25 - $222,872.40. Eligible employees may receive a bonus. This salary is not guaranteed, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

Job Type
Regular

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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