Posted on May 12, 2020 by Claremont Consulting Ltd
Program Manager- New York- Initial 6-month contract
I am currently working with a global music streaming platform who are looking for a Program Manager to join their team in their New York office for an initial 6-month contract which could extend.
As a Program Manager you will represent the work in a business area and help drive alignment on the right initiatives to execute the long-term strategic plan. You will embed in the business area and work in close collaboration with the business area leadership team.
*Facilitate cross Business Unit collaboration
*Monitor Mission and BU work and understand how the business area that you represent can create mutually beneficial relationships with other areas of the business, while driving forward the business area vision.
*Work with Product Managers inside the business area to help them communicate product strategies to the wider organization
*In alignment with the Mission, support the business area - create and sustain forums for product and strategy coordination with various teams around the company that wish to impact the business area core products
*Drive and execute on one or more of the business area product initiatives
*In alignment with the Mission, analyse the business area participation in company initiatives and establish processes for continuous improvement
*Assist in strategic projects, and the development of long-term goals.
*Support general processes within the business area
*Craft and execute on cross-functional communications strategies for large program teams
*Coordinate project/program reviews, planning sessions, and other team events, as necessary
*Participate in Mission work planning and help communicate outcomes to the rest of the company
*Promote best Program Management practices
*Help push the envelope on best-in-class product discovery management, working with leadership to improve the process of vetting new opportunities
*Support communication of strategies, key deliverables, learnings
Who you are
*You have 6+ years' experience working in Program Management roles, preferably in Advertiser or OMS focused platform teams.
*You have experience running and representing large, cross-functional software projects and can easily communicate status at a moment's notice
*You are a great communicator and bring clarity to the projects you take on freeing up lines of communication, identifying and removing blockers, encouraging collaboration, and most importantly, continuously looking for ways to improve how we work.
*You are the glue of a happy, productive, cross-functional team; making space for the creative work across all disciplines to happen in a transparent, open environment.
*You fight for the right user-centered process to achieve a practical balance of quality and speed
*You are truly a "do-er", willing to get hands-on solving any problems needed to help the program move forward.
*Extensive experience working in a cross-functional environment with design, development, research, and analytics.
*Demonstrated track record of self-motivated performance and perseverance.
*Comfortable balancing multiple concurrent projects in an agile, fast paced, and international environment.
*Flexible mindset and willing to find new ways to deliver on your goals in case you get stuck.
*Extremely structured, organized and have great attention to detail.
*Proven track record of influencing and delivering without formal authority.
*Comfortable liaising with individual contributors, members of C suite and vendors.
*Extremely skilled at communication in English, both oral and written.
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