Manager, Technical Program Management – Shared Capabilities

Published
14 April 2021

Description

Your job:
Indeed Technical Program Managers effectively deliver business results by championing a culture of accountability and consistent project management practices. We are the facilitators and motivators, working across departments and offices to ensure collaboration, communication, visibility, and successful delivery of complex projects.

Ultimately we are responsible for helping our team achieve our long-term goals, work strategically together, and remain as adaptable as possible in a fun, ever-changing environment. We’re always looking for ways to optimize.

Shared Capabilities builds tools, processes, and culture across Indeed that facilitates easy sharing of product functionality across product teams through the use of APIs.

Specifically, you will:
  • Plan and manage a large program consisting of multiple complex technical projects. Drive delivery of project work through other project managers.
  • Step in to manage projects or aspects of projects within the programs you own, as needed.
  • Partner with the program sponsor and stakeholders to define goals and how to deliver those goals.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in program strategy and execution within the business domain.
  • Understand and evangelize your program’s strategy and its benefits for Indeed.
  • Anticipate and mitigate risk by conducting assessments across the program to determine if the implementation plans meet stakeholder requirements and will achieve strategic objectives.
  • Apply analysis based on in-depth research and interpretive thinking. Evaluate and recommend solutions from various options.
  • Lead your program team and deliver strategic value. Collaborate across Indeed with senior stakeholders and other program managers.
  • Use communications effectively to inform and influence your intended audiences. Proactively network with relevant stakeholders across Indeed to advocate for the needs and success of your program.
  • Identify core problems or opportunities within business processes. Understand the root cause and impacts for the project and other teams. Communicate and collaborate with the right people to implement timely solutions.
  • Help your program team or other more junior program and project managers to refine their individual project management skills and behaviors. Provide opportunities to others to help close their skill gaps.
  • Ensure standards for communications and reporting are being followed. Monitor and provide feedback on communications of your team. Maintain a cultural awareness in your communications.
  • Influence across the team leadership level to solve problems affecting how the teams we work with get their work done.
  • Make data-driven decisions
Who you are:
  • You have 8+ years experience working as a software project manager with experience leading complex cross-functional projects in a technology company and preferably, a degree in engineering.
  • You have worked closely with software engineers, QA, product managers and other engineering teams to get high-quality products and features through the software project lifecycle (build, test and release on time).
  • You have experience influencing senior management and setting expectations for major cross-functional initiatives.
  • You can identify and implement process design and re-engineering to achieve both incremental and transformational impact.
  • You can assess project risks and identify appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • You are comfortable talking about technical matters with business people and business matters with technical people.
  • You are successful at getting buy-in for your ideas with a demonstrated affinity for metrics.
  • You are respectful and influential; you have the ability to push back when needed and can approach work rationally.
  • You have a bias for action and work comfortably with ambiguity.
  • You can analyze information to find trends or diagnose problem areas.
  • You have experience defining and reporting on operational metrics and generating problem statements that are supported by data you have compiled.
  • You love decomposing and defining workflows and processes.
  • You develop innovative solutions and collaborate with global counterparts and cross-functional teams to implement them.
  • You are capable of eliciting high-level requirements from both business and technical stakeholders, and can translate those into a detailed, prioritized backlog of work actionable by systems engineers and software developers.
  • You have executed corporate-wide initiatives: defined project plans, coordinated resources, managed implementation activities, and developed all processes associated with program rollout and ongoing support.
  • You have led multiple technical programs for a technology company, leading cross-functional teams to take products to market, ensuring success metrics are informing future efforts, and fine tuning the program as needed.
  • You have significant agile/lean experience in organizations leveraging lean/agile methodologies and in-depth experience with specific agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, or SAFE.
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Who we are:
We are a rapidly growing and focused product team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 250 million people count on Indeed to help them find jobs, make it easy to apply, research companies, and connect qualified candidates to their job openings. With product teams in Austin, Tokyo, Seattle, San Francisco, Singapore and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.
Our mission:
As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

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The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentives, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.
Salary Range Transparency:

US Remote 111,000 - 141,000 USD per year

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