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Associate Director, Program Management

Company: Project Management Institute, Inc.
Location: Tempe
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

**Business Title:** Associate Director, Program Management

**Requisition Number:** 98631 - 5

**Function:** Business Support Services

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** AZ

**City:** Tempe


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Program Management to join our Digital Nexus Technology organization.


+ Responsible for driving and overall management of assigned projects and/or programs; lead internal customers and teams in the development and maintenance of project and/or program artifacts, such as scope, approach, solution, plan, resources, estimates, and more; develop, track and manage project forecasts and costs; request budget allocations and reallocations; ensure project and/or program is within budget

+ Ensure mitigating strategies or contingencies are appropriately applied to anticipated risks and issues; establish, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary project teams as well as positive and collaborative relationships with leadership

+ Demonstrate a clear understanding of both internal and external customer business and work collaboratively to successfully deliver value; act as point of escalation on projects and for project managers when managing programs to raise awareness and help resolve issues

+ Develop and execute organizational change management plans to ensure project management adoption of new systems and processes; incorporate industry best practices, conduct internal and external benchmarking and implement standards, key measures and metrics

+ Guide, council and mentor project managers and project team members have all the tools and guidance to successfully execute on projects, drive adoption and excellence in Agile and Waterfall development methodologies and practices

+ Participate proactively in the evolution of improving delivery of solutions to business clients, leveraging program and project management knowledge by being a change champion; integrate and align with other departmental processes and solutions; participate in and facilitate post project/phase reviews to cultivate a learning organization


+ Minimum eight years of experience in the management of large, complex IT projects and programs, managing multi-phase, multi-track, high-risk projects with up to 30 project team members concurrently

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred

+ Prior experience in overseeing multiple scrum teams; experience as an Agile Coach is preferred

+ Exceptional verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork

+ Ability to foster the development of high-performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization are required

+ Ability to participate in the development of strategic plans and influence priorities; strong troubleshooting, analytical and organizational skills are required

+ US Citizenship is required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15310

Keywords: Project Management Institute, Inc., Tempe , Associate Director, Program Management, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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