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Program Manager

Capco

Capco

Operations
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

PROGRAM MANAGER

About the Team

Capco is a global management and technology consultancy that specializes in advisory, implementation, and delivery of client-centered solutions across Financial Services, Energy, and Insurance industries. We support modern platform implementations, digital transformations, end-to-end IT delivery, omni-channel standardization, cloud-based data management, and predictive data analytics. Our collaborative and efficient approach helps clients reduce costs and manage risk and regulatory change while increasing revenues. We are thinkers, innovators, and disruptors. We are small enough to care but large enough to matter.

About the Job

As a Program Manager you will play a key role in the delivery of programs/projects and change initiatives for our clients in the financial and energy industry. You will work closely with project teams, product owners, and client stakeholders to resolve conflicts and remove barriers, ensuring deliverables are on-time and meet quality standards. This role could manage a mix of Capco and client employees, all working towards the ultimate goal of delivering various projects on-time and at or under budget.

What You will Get to Do

  • Assist in the definition of the strategic road map and objectives for the program
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and goals
  • Drive the project team members to a high quality end delivery
  • Create project plans including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
  • Maintain an understanding of technical and functional requirements to ensure gaps are identified and addressed in a timely manner
  • Drive continual improvement and innovation in the development process
  • Delegate tasks to the team member best positioned to complete them
  • Perform quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Partner with clients, product owners and project teams to ensure on-time, and on-budget, quality delivery

What You will Bring with You

  • 8+ years of program / project management experience
  • Experience working for a management and/or technology consulting company
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (agile/scrum, waterfall, etc.)
  • Experience working on and leading large scale implementation projects
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Experience working across business and IT domains
  • Experience creating and owning/managing program/project budgets
  • Ability to shift between technical analysis and business value discussions
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • In-depth knowledge of the agile methodology, with experience in running agile projects from start to finish
  • Practical experience in managing multiple facets of agile project planning, execution, and governance/oversight
  • Ability to lead and facilitate Agile Team and Team of Teams level processes,

including:

  • Support preparation for and facilitation of governance meetings and processes, including Agile ceremonies and quarterly release planning activities
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to fine-tune and improve execution, recommend enhancements related to new and/or existing workflows based on broad view of the organization and an Agile
  • Experience with project management tools (Jira, Rally, Confluence, Trello, etc.)
  • Based in or close to Los Angeles, or Dallas or Houston and willing to travel 60% of the time
  • Optional: Knowledge of the electric utility industry

Why Capco

A career at Capco is a chance to help reshape the competitive landscape our clients operate in. As consultants, we help our clients navigate complex change and work on the front-end business design all the way through to large scale technology implementations.

We operate at the intersection of domain and consulting delivery, serving our clients, from strategy through digital transformation, design, business consulting, data and analytics, cyber, cloud, technology architecture, and engineering.

Capco is a young and growing firm. We maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and growth mindset, and have minimal bureaucracy. We have no internal silos that get in the way of your career opportunities or ability to focus on our clients and make a difference to the business. We offer the opportunity for everyone to learn rapidly, take on tough challenges, and get promoted quickly. We take pride in our creative, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive culture, where everyone can #BYAW.

We offer highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and a work culture focused on innovation and creation of lasting value for our clients and employees.

Ready to take the Next Step?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. This is an opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a highly successful company with a significant growth trajectory.