General Information

Req #
WD00032362
Career area:
Sales Support
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Monday, June 13, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Austin - Texas - United States of America
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

Overview:



We are seeking a Program Management Office Leader, to partner with the APOS Leadership to develop a best practice program/project management capability, practice, and cadence for functional groups and strategic initiatives. This individual will collaborate effectively with internal functional leaders and cross-functional teams to ensure programs are managed according to high standards that ensure executive and front-line visibility. This is a hands-on position leading the program office while also leading projects - the ideal candidate must be willing to "roll up their sleeves".

The ideal candidate earns trust through performance and relationship building, thinks strategically and analytically about business challenges, has experience in designing and implementing program management and has a business background that enables them to assist the APOS leadership in managing to their business objectives. The candidate will be a self-starter with a bias towards independent problem solving, a passion for identifying and eliminating bottlenecks, and has the foresight to anticipate business needs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced and innovative environment, will be able to manage through ambiguity and complexity, and constantly seek ways to invent and simplify how end-to-end functions engage within integrated program/project plans. Organization, strong judgment, change management, and the ability to activate plans are all essential to success in this role.

This position will work with stakeholders supporting the extended APOS Services organization, such as Sales, Service Operations, Business Development, Marketing, Business Transformation, IT, and the Partner team. The individual must have the ability to communicate effectively across multiple technical and non-technical business units, as well as across other geographies. Current and ongoing programs/projects spans the following areas: GTM, marketing, sales, operations, IT and 3rd party companies.

Basic Requirements:

  • Experience developing PMO framework for a dynamic, multi-functional organization with stakeholders from Executive to Front-line, with interdependencies, deliverables, and an on-going cadence that provides level-appropriate dashboard views and scorecards for various meetings.
  • Experience interpreting global initiatives, translating for the local market, and activating the rollout. Ability to quickly identify obstacles and make recommendations on how to overcome.
  • Ten years of experience in program management with ability to standup, structure, educate, coach, and facilitate across multiple functional disciplines.
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams, varying timelines, and a variety of inputs from stakeholders
  • Ability to translate business programs/projects into organized, efficient, and effective framework.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to articulate details of programs, process, and plans to various audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with sales, marketing, operations, and IT stakeholders.
  • Excellent cross group collaboration skills.
  • PMP certified with 10-years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate has strong business acumen, sales and GTM strategy experience, automated marketing program design/execution, and an analytical background.
  • Familiarity with renewals products, services and sales strategies.
  • Experience within a high-growth, technology company would be highly beneficial.
  • Be able to operate successfully in a rapidly changing and ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and long-term, act tactically, takes ownership and has business leadership to meet the needs of complex businesses problems
  • Establish ways to measure and track metrics related to adoption of the service, and to make improvements to the approach based on those measurements
  • Prepare and give business reviews to the senior management team regarding progress and metrics
  • PMP certified with 15-years of experience
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

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* Austin - Texas - United States of America, * Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America