Senior Program Manager
We are seeking a Senior Program Manager to join our dynamic team, leading the planning and execution of complex digital projects. As a Senior Program Manager, you will be at the helm of our most strategic initiatives, working closely with clients and internal teams to ensure the successful delivery of high-impact solutions.
Your role will involve overseeing multiple projects, providing leadership and guidance to project managers, and ensuring alignment with organizational goals. Your expertise in program management, combined with your ability to foster collaboration and drive results, will be instrumental in shaping the future of our clients' digital landscapes.
Agency 39A is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Join us in our mission to create lasting change through innovative solutions and be part of a team that's redefining the digital landscape.
- Lead the planning and execution of complex programs, ensuring alignment with client objectives and company strategy.
- Provide mentorship and guidance to project managers and cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence.
- Develop and maintain detailed program plans, including scope, timelines, budgets, and risk management strategies.
- Engage with clients and stakeholders to understand their needs, communicate progress, and ensure satisfaction.
- Monitor program performance, identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing necessary changes.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of program management processes and methodologies within the organization.
- Active involvement with all aspects of the work: monitoring day-to-day activities of the project team and ensuring work is progressing as planned.
- Managing schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon.
- Actively monitoring project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance
- Consistently identifying needs that clients may not recognize and ensure approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs
- Partnering with project team leads to present work
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
- 7+ years of experience managing interactive projects from discovery and design to technical development and implementation.
- Strong knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and industry best practices.
- Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
- Detail-oriented with a strategic mindset, able to balance big-picture thinking with attention to detail.
- Proficiency in project management software such as JIRA, MS Project, or similar.
- PMP, PgMP, or other relevant project management certifications highly desired.
- Experience managing project teams of 3-5 people in an agency environment
- Keen sense of UI and UX design
- Strong analytical, problem-solving & organizational abilities
- Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills
- Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
- Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
- Understanding of business and functional requirements
- Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion