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Program Manager

Company: Kestra Financial
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Program Manager will report to the SVP, Program Management Office and Producer Compensation. As a Program Manager with Kestra Financial, Inc. you will manage of all aspects of different projects within the broker dealer. You will help provide programs that support the organizations strategic plans and vision. You will work with business sponsors, technical sponsors and all other supporting functions to provide high-quality deliverables that meet predetermined timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage all projects constraints, with focus on scope, time, risk, and change.
Develop project plans using Kestra's choice of software and tools for doing so.
Manage many different sized project teams in a matrix-structured environment.
Manage project team meetings, scheduling, risks, and delivery.
Provide regular project communications to all levels of the company, including some presentations.
Facilitate our requirements gathering and review. Occasionally help develop project requirements to meet the needs and in some cases, creatively.
Provide support to VP of the PMO in the delivery and integration of PMO tools and methodologies across the company.
Understand all current PMO plans from a company strategic level, and a detailed our requirements level. Understand technology requirements as applicable.
Provide and promote integrity and leadership throughout the life of projects representing business philosophies, protocols, and standards.

SKILLS:
Tactically organize and structure activities.
Presentation and meeting facilitation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
5+ years of project management experience, including the use of project plans and issue logs.
Project management experience relative to software development
Financial services experience
Smartsheets, JIRA, and Confluence
Experience with at least 4 full life cycle projects, from analysis to completion.
Familiarity with .NET framework.
Desktop and Internet-based applications.

CERTIFICATIONS:
PMP or obtain within 2 months of hire.
Project Management Certification beneficial.

Benefits

Full health, vision, dental. 401(k) plans along with a host of voluntary plans such as car insurance, legal services and more.

DISCLOSURE

By applying to a job at Kestra Financial, Inc., you are agreeing to the following statements:
You acknowledge that if hired, Kestra Financial, Inc. may, obtain and use background information concerning your credit, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, work habits, performance and experience for evaluation for your potential employment.
It is the policy of Kestra Financial to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kestra Financial prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

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