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Principal Program Manager

Company: Discover
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Discover. A brighter future.With us, you ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine. Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description Responsible for planning and overseeing product initiatives from inception to implementation while ensuring necessary functionality and flexibility aligned with the company's long term objectives. Orchestrates workflows across teams and complex portfolios in a matrixed operating model. Partners with product and platform leads to develop the business case, scope the work, and ensure alignment on vision and strategy. What You ll Do

  • Organizes and enables collaboration and partnership across cross-functional teams, with internal and external partners, executes on architecture & product driven initiatives. Drives or assists in communications on strategic initiatives to help drive consensus, achieve clarity and solve business problems. Provide oversight & process guidance for activities.
  • Facilitate and drive decisions from key stakeholders around financials, scope, risks and dependencies. Partner with product leads and platform leads to develop the business case and ensure alignment on vision and strategy Drives or assists research and/or brainstorming sessions; helps promote a culture of innovation within the department. Translates ideas and concepts into an executable projects.
  • Responsible for planning and overseeing product initiatives from inception to implementation while ensuring necessary functionality and flexibility aligned with the company's long term objectives.
  • Orchestrates workflows across teams and complex portfolios in a matrixed operating model.
  • Partners with product leads to develop the business case, scope the work, and ensure alignment on vision and strategy.
  • Mentors and assists more junior team members.How You ll Do It
    • Organizes and enables collaboration and partnership across cross-functional teams, with internal and external partners, executes on architecture & product driven initiatives.
    • Drives or assists in communications on strategic initiatives to help drive consensus, achieve clarity and solve business problems. Provide oversight & process guidance for activities.
    • Facilitate and drive decisions from key stakeholders around financials, scope, risks and dependencies.
    • Partner with product leads and platform leads to develop the business case and ensure alignment on vision and strategy
    • Provides leadership and guidance s to teams/business units where there is no clear organizational ownership yet defined or where products/technology is not yet institutionalized or adopted.
    • Drives or assists research and/or brainstorming sessions; helps promote a culture of innovation within the department. Translates ideas and concepts into an executable projects.
    • Mentors and assists more junior team membersQualifications You ll NeedThe Basics
      • Bachelors Degree in Business or related field
      • 6+ years of experience with Project Management, or related experience
      • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years experience with Project Management, or related experienceBonus Points If You Have
        • Demonstrated experience applying Agile and Lean principle tools.
        • Experience with Change Management principles and practices.
        • Strong communication, facilitation and relationship management skills
        • Ability to lead, and work, within an environment that is transforming.
        • Ability to lead change and evolving new standards#RemoteWhat are you waiting for? Apply today!The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer . We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

Keywords: Discover, Arlington Heights , Principal Program Manager, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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