Program Manager - Agile in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is a Boston-based financial investment firm that serves over twenty million customers. They employ tens of thousands of individuals and manage trillions of dollars in assets. With almost a century of experience, this financial services company is an industry leader, both nationally and globally. Our client is known for being a great place to work, and they are looking for a Program Manager with Agile experience to join their team.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Program Manager:

  • Provide oversight for assigned projects from initiation through launch
  • Work with Project Manager to define project plans
  • Create resource requests, communications plan, and work management plan
  • Adjust project plans to meet stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Collaborate with Project Manager to manage project costs within budget
  • Create and maintain project documentation
  • Manage issues or risks that arise during project

Requirements of the Program Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred and PMP certification preferred
  • At least 5 years of related program management experience 
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to own and commit to deliverables
  • Excellent communication, listening, and consultative skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and judgment skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels
  • Highly organized with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Clear understanding of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) methodology
  • Strong understanding and experience with Agile/Scrum methodology

Keywords: Program Manager, PMP, PPM, Project and Portfolio Management, Financial Services

Job ID: 312932

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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