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Program Manager (PMP Cert - PM experience leading software development teams)

Company: Merkle Schweiz
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Program Manager (PMP Cert - PM experience leading software development teams) Company Description: Our StoryMerkle is a leading technology-enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company across several key verticals. For 30+ years, Fortune 1,000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with us to build and optimize strategic customer portfolio value. Our history positions us as a global leader in 1st-party, identify-driven marketing. With 12,000+ dedicated employees across 50+ globaloffices, Merkle's growth rate continues to outpace the market, with 2021 globalnet revenue of over two billion.Merkle is an agency of dentsu International. Dentsu's mission is to help clients navigate, progress, and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on dentsu's integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. dentsu international comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries.Why Join Us?As a Program Manager, you'll employ project management best practices to ensure the success of large, cross team initiatives. You'll coordinate dependencies and communication to ensure on time, on budget delivery under thesupport of the vast global network of Merkle and dentsu international.Merkle is the leader in data-driven performance marketing. We help brands achieve tremendous competitive advantage. We thrive because we employ the best in the business. Merkle's energy lives in everything we do, and it shows in the way we deliver to our clients. Click here to learn more about our culture. Additionally, we're recognized as top global partners by some of the world's leading technology firms including Google, AWS, Salesforce, Adobe and more. Job Description: As a Program Manager, you'll employ project management best practices to ensure the success of large, cross team initiatives. You'll coordinate dependencies and communication to ensure on time, on budget delivery. You'll make recommendations to resolve contention. You'll manage timelines and expectations with leadership. Keys to success for this role are being able to communicate effectively across all levels and roles, being obsessive about the minutia, having strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

  • Bringing high visibility, cross team initiatives to life
  • Working closely with people from a variety of disciplines
  • Defining standards to ensure documentation/organization consistency
  • Conducting, managing, and mentoring others on project management tools and best practices
  • Understanding the 'why' behind the product team's strategic vision and help make it a realityYour Responsibilities:
    • Own, drive, and manage, cross-team initiatives
    • Develop, institute, and evolve cross-team methodology, process, and communications
    • Determine cross team dependencies, help prioritize the backlog, and manage the iterative directional roadmap based on business value and needs
    • Continually strive for the elusive perfect balance of deadline, budget, dependency, and developer velocity
    • Participate in our Agile process, including daily standups, planning meetings, sprints, demos, and retrospectives
    • Institute and enforce change management within the context of our Agile process
    • Regularly communicate progress to senior management
    • Occasional travel to other Merkle offices may be requested Qualifications: Qualifications:
      • 3+ years of project management experience including PMP certification
      • 3+ years of working in/with software development teams
      • 2+ years of digital media experience and domain knowledge
      • Excellent writing and communication skills, especially describing complex concepts with simple, plain-language examples
      • Exceptional attention to detail
      • A sense of humor
      • A self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit and a positive attitude
      • A high tolerance for change Additional Information: At Merkle, we have created a great place to work by sticking to our core belief that a great company is built around great people and great results.dentsu "eight ways" shape and guide the way we do things here, so that, together, we can achieve the 'never before' for our clients, for society and for each other.We dream loud.We team without limits.We all lead.We make it real.We climb high.We choose excitement.We are a force for good.Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all. Merkle, an agency of Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, based on age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at Merkle, a dentsu agency. This job description is a summary of the essential functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description. Other duties, as assigned by the supervisor, might be part of the job. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.No sponsorship is available for this position.Our Culture: Merkle's energy and personality lives through everything we say and do. Learn all about what defines our people and our vibe.Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.

Keywords: Merkle Schweiz, Charlottesville , Program Manager (PMP Cert - PM experience leading software development teams), IT / Software / Systems , Charlottesville, Virginia

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