Program Manager (Remote) at Altus Group

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Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!

The opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Product Operations, we are hiring a Program Manager who can take the initiative to manage projects within a specific Altus Services Framework (which includes Altus Products and Services), aligning deliverables with the program, driving the project plans, mitigating risks, and defining proactive resolutions. You will play a critical role in ensuring innovation in your program, elaborating and detailing how we work within a new framework from engagement and execution to communication and evaluation. You will manage the success of product launches and quarterly releases at Altus, report on the overall health of the program, spearhead the work of Project Managers and work in partnership with Product Managers.

Who you are

You are currently a Program Manager or you may be a Senior Project, Operations, or Relationship Manager ready to take the next step. You have experience managing multiple projects at once, preferably at larger organizations, and taking on the additional responsibility of overall program coordination. You are seeking an opportunity to gain exposure and make an impact at a growing global tech product company. You can quickly shift gears and adapt to the unique needs of each project you lead, ensuring alignment with the program roadmap and reporting overall program status up to senior executives. You want to apply your expertise running multiple projects simultaneously and managing the cross-project dependencies on a grander scale, playing a pivotal role in high satisfaction for CRE clients worldwide.

What's in it for you

Exposure. This is a step up into a high visibility and high impact role. With new leadership driving an exciting new strategy, this is a chance to contribute to the foundation for innovation in the Proptech and commercial real estate industries. It's an opportunity to be a change manager as you implement and refine a new program.

Internal partnerships. You will work with and build strong relationships with teams across the organization and become a subject matter expert on internal processes, leading collaboration, providing structure and communication, connecting departments and ensuring we stay organized to achieve our goals.

Career growth. The exposure you gain in different business areas will open doors for you, whether they're at Altus or elsewhere. You will have the opportunity to grow into a senior role managing other project managers and helping to improve other programs within the organization. Or, you can move into an operations role, managing strategic business objectives and improving processes.

Our new Program Manager will:
  • Product Release Initiation and Planning. You will:
    • Consult with all stakeholders to translate the release initiatives and tasks into a defined project with goals, objectives, deliverables and scope.
    • Confirm the commitments, assumptions and constraints as well as define the processes, procedures, and reporting needed to manage the program.
    • Obtain release approval and manage all activities and milestones required.
    • Perform a governing role - including monitoring change requests or deviations from the scope - to ensure that the work is carried out according to the plan.
    • Motivate a cross-functional team exerting influence without authority.
  • Program Communications. You will:
    • Establish effective oversight, and serve as the day-to-day point of contact for senior management and stakeholders (President, EVP, VP, Directors, etc.).
    • Provide impartial transparency into the work being done.
    • Measure, monitor and report release and schedule details to all stakeholders weekly.
    • Ensure that the communication processes are effective, and linkages are maintained between the business units and the organization's strategic direction.
    • Be the primary point of escalation on issues for the team.
  • Risk & Issue Management. You will:
    • Conduct risk management analysis after pro-actively identifying risks, and then escalating issues to Management, both from a day-to-day, and long-term perspective.
    • Run Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reviews for major issues, to ensure that issue is not repeated, and processes are improved.
  • Maintain & Improve: You will:
    • Work with program management to identify weaknesses and continuously improve the processes and practices associated with the delivery and overall program framework.
    • Build and strengthen the way tools and technologies are used and continually improve the process.
    • Promote best practices to all parts of the business.

Our new Program Manager will have:
  • The experience. You have 5+ years of hands-on project management experience and have successfully overseen and delivered numerous complex projects in the past. You have experience coordinating or supporting program management in technology or services. A PMP, PMI, or ACP certification is considered an asset.
  • Collaboration skills. You're a relationship-builder who enjoys working closely with and learning from internal teams. You easily gain the trust of your teammates and are excellent at explaining the big-picture vision and obtaining stakeholder buy in.
  • Project management expertise. You are highly detail-oriented and meticulous. Your focus is accomplishing every milestone while ensuring processes are followed and issues are proactively dealt with. You're a strong multi-tasker who can track the progress of multiple team members and motivate them to put their best foot forward. You are proficient in Microsoft Project as well as other project management tools.
  • Communication skills. You are a strong verbal and written communicator who can clearly articulate project needs to a diverse range of stakeholders. You proactively follow up on action items and don't hesitate when it comes to picking up the phone or sending an email.

Come realize your potential at Altus Group!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Applicants with disabilities may contact Altus Group to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact us at [email protected] or . (416) 641-9500
More Information on Altus Group
Altus Group operates in the Big Data industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and New York, NY. Altus Group was founded in 2005. It has 2373 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Mental Health Benefits, 401(K) and Performance Bonus. To see all 9 open jobs at Altus Group, click here.
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