At delta dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! we are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our futureWe have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thingOur leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potentialWe expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problemsJoining delta dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes. The senior program manager is responsible for the delivery execution for executing a program and its projectsThis position is a senior level individual contributor who will work with product management, one or more portfolio delivery managers, and technology delivery to plan and execute programs or large, complex projects in accordance with the product roadmaps and prioritiesThe position is responsible for ongoing program communications to ensure current business priorities are being met, hands on management and delivery of program and projects to meet the planned delivery date(s), budget, scope, and risk by consistently following delta's delivery lifecycle, to deliver high quality outcomes. The sr program manager in this role will be passionate about delivering to a consistently high quality with a focus on identifying and managing overall risks, issues, dependencies and decisions, a dependency driven project schedule, the resource plan (business and it), scope management, financials, communication plan, change management, vendor management, knowledge management and delta's delivery lifecycle. This role will be expected to mentor and provide guidance to project managers, be a thought leader for ongoing process improvements within the organization.
How you will make an impact:
Creates a program roadmap in partnership with cross-functional teams that reflect the program objectives and strategies and is aligned with the pdm roadmap to ensure core capabilities are being delivered Provides the program milestones to the portfolio manager Creates and maintains an overall, optimized, integrated program schedule clearly identifying dependencies, milestones, and status to baseline Develops executive level, presentations to provide insight into the overall strategy and project health, make recommendations on how to work through challenges or next steps, and define any asks to leadership or decisions that need to be made and the timing required Manages risks, issues, dependencies, and decisions within the program and cross functionally Manages program financials including performing financial spend trend analysis, reconciling any discrepancies, and tracking program/project vendor accruals Manages vendors to contract/sow Develops and maintains a program knowledge management site which provides a single place for all project information that allows stakeholders to easily find program information Mentors and provides guidance to project managers Contributes ideas to ongoing process improvements within the organization This list is not all-inclusive and you are expected to perform other duties as requested or assigned
What we look for:
Ability to effectively identify and manage project risks. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail. Ability to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan. Proficient in microsoft office applications. Proficient in project planning and life cycle development. Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence effectively. Ability to train and mentor others. Knowledge of agile scrum methodology and lean software development. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 4+w/bachelor's degree
Benefits and perks:
12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off! Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums 100% paid dental insurance 100% paid vision insurance Employee well-being program Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills Career growth: we love promoting from within Strong commitment to work/life balance Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities
#li-di1 At delta dental we: promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethicalIt is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitmentsFoster professional development: our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunitiesValue customers and cultivate positive experiences: our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes. If you think this sounds like you, let’s chatWe would love to tell you more! To see some of the smiling faces behind delta dental and to learn more about what our values and culture look like in action, connect with us on social media: @lifeatddins on facebook and instagram, @deltadentalins on twitter, and delta dental insOn linkedinAbout delta dental delta dental covers more americans than any other dental benefits providerOur vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we’re all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each otherOur enterprise strategy focuses on pillars of growth and diversification, supported by the platforms of culture and people, process and technologyOur employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of trust, service, excellence and innovationWe are part of the delta dental plans association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the u.sDelta dental of california, delta dental of new york, inc., delta dental of pennsylvania and delta dental insurance company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrolleesAll of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the delta dental plans association, a network of 39 delta dental companies throughout the countryDelta dental provides equal employment opportunities (eeo) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state lawIn addition to federal law requirements, delta dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilitiesThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Proof of eligibility to work in the united states must be provided if selected for hire.