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Junior Program Manager

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Description

Summary

This individual will manage key business initiatives that include prioritization and alignment of business needs, resource scheduling, communication to associates and executive leadership.  W manage multiple high-level projects from start to finish. 

Will act as backup to Program Manager as needed.
 

Essential Job Functions include:

  • Guide associates through a structured career development program.
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with associates, internal management, and other outside parties critical to the program’s success.
  • Direct the program throughout the life cycle, aligning project resources to achieve goals and ensuring established timelines are met.
  • Develop, analyze and manage program plans and appropriate program management documentation.
  •  Manage the tracking of project deliverables through reporting and analysis.
  • Create value by improving overall individual and team performance to attain maximum production output.
  • Recommend organizational and process modifications as well as infrastructure enhancements.
  • This position will also require assistance with the coordination of events.

   

Other Related Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has minimal supervisory responsibilities. Will assist with managing staff and carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Proven track record of completing projects to specifications while dealing with challenges such as cross-team dependencies, changing schedules and constantly evolving requirements.
  • Excellent professional development skills such as oral and written communications, teamwork and collaboration, work planning, and estimating.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team and with internal business partners.
  • Possesses exceptional strategic thinking, planning and relationship skills.
  • Solid change management, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills.

 
Education and/or Experience:

BA Degree preferred; or twelve to eighteen months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Communication Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to customers, clients, and other employees in the program or as part of the rest of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to carry out detailed written and/or verbal instructions. Ability to solve problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None required

 

Physical Demands :

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Employer’s Rights:

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks and functions listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Americans with Disabilities Act:

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as employees are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

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