PLADS Program Manager

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Job Summary

The Program Manager is responsible for the delivery of all projects and work efforts for the defined program space. This includes the planning and prioritization of work and managing program level stakeholder engagement. The Program Manager should ensure that all guidelines and documented processes are followed through the project lifecycle.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads the resources within the team

  • Acts as a champion and sponsor of the defined program space for the technology organization

  • Manages program level governance, facilitating prioritization with business stakeholders

  • Delivers on commitments within resource and budget constraints

  • Ensures that appropriate Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes are followed while delivering on commitments

  • Plans and manages resource assignments within the Delivery Team in support of project demand and development objectives

  • Performs resource planning based on program needs and capacity

  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of Program or Project Management or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience in Life, Absence and/or Disability industry
  • 5+ years experience working as part of an Agile team
  • 4 years in a supervisory/managerial capacity in a complex business environment involving multiple business issues

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

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Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong knowledge of continuous/integration tools

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

  • Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • Problem-solving and technical communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet tight deadlines

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations
  • Acting as a Champion for Change
  • Demonstrating Initiative
  • Developing Talent
  • Managing Performance
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