Director - Project/Programs


: $151,650.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Job Location: United States?:?New York : New York ?Alternate Job Location : Not Applicable : Not Applicable -- United States : North Carolina : Cary ??Role Value Proposition:?MetLife?s projects span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique implementation challenges, we face. Program Managers, lead complex, cross-team strategic technology initiatives end-to-end. Individuals who hold this role understand the critically of the programs they lead, the business value that is created through these efforts and the laser focus on successful execution. They are entrepreneurial leaders able to gain stakeholder trust and are adept at influencing others. Program Managers need to secure resources needed for delivery, escalate issues and anticipate project specific risks to ensure timely and on-budget implementations. Individuals holding this role have excellent communication skills at all levels of the organization and are as comfortable explaining analyses and recommendations to executives as discussing technical trade-offs or dependencies with application developers. The Program Manager is integral to helping transform the MetLife Digital Office and the Global Technology & Operations organization more broadly.? ??Key Responsibilities:?* Leads parallel workstreams in delivery of quality software and technology solutions, working closely with technical teams to develop and track release milestones and schedules.* Coordinates with partners to deliver value and realization of clear business benefits.* Identifies and coordinates heavy interdependencies to ensure timing and alignment of releases, hardware, and resources.* Ensures communication, coordination of activities, and issue resolution amongst core team members, senior management and other stakeholders.* Contributes to a culture of innovation, collaboration, and partnership with a willingness to proactively coach, facilitate, share knowledge, and be the role model and advocate for a changing technology organization?Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:Required: ?* 8 - 12 years related work experience successfully managing large, complex projects* Demonstrated experience with financial management, including budget, forecasting, and financial planning activitiesPreferred:?* Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills* Demonstratable track record of successful delivery of enterprise scale projects* Adept at managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project* Experience in managing project deliverables in Jira* Experience in managing financials in CA Clarity PPM or a similar platform* Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical abilities* Experience in Agile methodology, tools, and Agile integration with Waterfall* PMP, ScrumMaster certification with Agile/Lean experience a plus* Data management, data engineering, and data governance best practices a plus???At MetLife, we?re leading the global transformation of an industry we?ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we?re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.Requisition #: 112778
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