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Workfront

4.2 | Lehi, UT | Computer Software | 1001 to 5000 Employees
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Posted a month ago on May 28, 2020

Senior Program Manager

Full-time in Lehi, UT
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Paid Time Off
4.6
Flexible Work Hours
4.5
Overall Satisfaction
4.4
Maternity and Adoptive Leave
4.4
Ability to Telecommute
4.4

Workfront is a computer software company headquartered in the Lehi, UT area with 1001 to 5000 employees. Workfront has a 4.2-star InHerSight Score, based on 872 ratings from 55 employees. 13 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

 

Sr. Program Manager on Workfront Program Management Team

As part of Workfront Program Management, the Sr. Program Manager will work with key cross-functional stakeholders to plan and drive the successful execution of programs to address critical business opportunities. The Sr. Program Manager is instrumental in helping leadership understand and manage the impact of those programs, solve complex problems, and be an agent of change within the organization. In addition to program management, the Sr. Program Manager will focus on driving change management activities including, but not limited to enablement, communications, and documentation throughout the programs they manage and across other programs within the product investment portfolios.

The biggest impact will come from someone who has strong business experience in a global environment and is a master of launching new SaaS products and solutions to market. The ideal candidate has deep experience managing the end-to-end product development lifecycle, partnering with Product Managers in product strategy and building a business case to bring together all go-to-market activities across the business to grow the new product or solution once in market. You can fearlessly jump into any situation to quickly understand and assess business needs, identify potential gaps in programs or processes and turn problem statements into prioritized and well-executed programs that will drive both revenue and improvements to the customer experience. Your prior experience operating in global, cross- functional and collaborative environments will provide you with the foundation necessary to be successful in this dynamic, high-visibility and high-impact role.

What you’ll do

  • Work with Product Managers, Product Marketing Managers, Technology and Business Stakeholders at the executive, management, and team member level to drive product strategy alignment, rapidly assess and understand business needs, define options, and translate requirements into program objectives and scope
  • Develop and manage a detailed program plan that considers all requirements, constraints, resources, budget, and deliverables associated with the defined objectives
  • Drive the successful execution of initiatives to ensure milestones and objectives are met while ensuring quality by managing the scope, cost and schedule
  • Provide structure and necessary processes without compromising execution or the needs of the customer, product or team
  • Work internally within a matrix, global services organization, as well as outside your organization with various cross-functional teams at Workfront to execute and implement the plan
  • Aggregate, organize, and communicate program information with internal customers, stakeholders and extended teams
  • Act as a liaison across geographies and with technical and non-technical audiences to communicate and ensure alignment to objectives. Surface key issues and changes which may impact expected business results
  • Leverage change management best practices to ensure the successful engagement in executing Product's strategic initiatives
  • Effectively manage risk, partnering with program team members and stakeholders to ensure the right decisions are made at the right time, appropriate communication occurs, and plans are intelligently adjusted to reflect necessary fluctuations in goals and requirements
  • Convert technical team documentation and updates into cohesive process driven user documentation and enablement materials
     

What you’ll need to succeed

  • 5+ years of proven program management experience. PMP® or PgMP® certification is a plus
  • Proven experience in go-to-market, enablement and business change management
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in the face of challenge. You are relentless in clearing obstacles with a resourceful and creative approach to problem-solving
  • Proven ability to operate effectively with general guidance on new programs
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are a must, including the ability to work with technical and non-technical audiences, as well as communicate as effectively to individual contributors as you do with management and senior executives
  • Demonstrated experience presenting and advocating programs to customers and/or internal key stakeholders
  • Maniacal attention to details, balanced with the ability to absorb large amounts of information and distill it down to the essentials
  • You are a leader who is always focused on doing what’s right for the business, and you know how to lead people and teams through change
  • You have strong people skills, with distinctive ability to motivate and influence people without authority or a direct reporting relationship
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict management and resolution skills. You diplomatically facilitate teams to the successful resolution of issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively, and act in a lead role, within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined measurement criteria
  • You are high energy, maintain a positive attitude, have contagious enthusiasm and a sense of humor that helps you to adapt to the changing needs of the business
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and leveraging tools of the trade, such as productivity tools and program management applications
  • Bachelors or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of Workfront products and their use across customer segments preferred

Additional Information

Individuals seeking employment at Workfront are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Workfront is not accepting unsolicited assistance from recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by recruitment agencies to any employee at Workfront via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Workfront. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Workfront as a result of the referral or through other means.

Workfront is not accepting unsolicited assistance from recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by recruitment agencies to any employee at Workfront via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Workfront. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Workfront as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

 

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