About the role
Andela is seeking a Program Manager to join the Business Delivery team. The Program Manager position will help drive forward cross-functional projects as well as identify new projects and areas of opportunity.
Flexibility and the ability to quickly learn will be key to your success in this role as we will be bringing you into some projects from the beginning to help identify scope, and other already in-flight projects to help fight fires and steer the ship towards success!
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter and problem solver with previously earned value management experience.
We will encourage you to identify areas of improvement, work independently and with primary collaborators to address sophisticated issues and work well within a team environment.
You will be leading several initiatives forward at once and are responsible for reporting on the project status. Your aim will be to keep teams aligned on the plan's mission.
This is a fully remote role with global scope. We hire in multiple countries across the globe. The only language requirement is English (C1 / C2).
Find opportunities for improvement and process definition and propose projects to benefit the organization
Lead projects from discovery to launch
Build and maintain project plans and corresponding reports to collaborators
Manage communication between cross-functional teams with opposing priorities, helping identify next steps
Build project charter documents, define requirements and encouraged outcomes, and ensure projects move forward against timelines and deliverables
Identify success metrics for each project at the kickoff and report out on them during the retrospective
4+ years of project management experience or 3+ years of program experience
Strong communication and experience working with different teams and people of all levels.
Experience crafting project teams from scratch
Interpersonal & analytical skills
Experience with conflict resolution and managing shifting priorities while maintaining control
Risk management and capacity to identify critical paths and bottlenecks and identify a path forward
Leadership skills with the proficiency to empower and focus teams to reach a meaningful goal as well as the capability to think tactically and strategically
Being human - knowing when to ask for help, reach out for support, or learn something new while keeping a positive attitude
What do we offer :
Fully Remote work culture - we hire globally and all of our roles are fully remote!
Bring your own device stipend - buy your own laptop with funds from Andela
Quarterly work from home stipends
Flexible working hours
Equity (as a part of the compensation package)
Modern Health & Calm subscriptions
Growth & development paths
Generous Paid Time Off, Parental Leave, Compassionate Leave