Senior Program Manager, IT PMO

US - MA - Boston

Location(s)

US - MA - Boston

Team(s)

Business Support, Information Technology


Rapid7 is seeking a Senior Program Manager to join our growing IT Business Outcomes Management team (IT Program Management Office). The Senior Program Manager facilitates efficient delivery of business outcomes in an agile and lean way within the Information Technology team and in partnership with many others. They are skilled in communicating effectively to the right audience, in the right way, at the right time. They are custodians and evangelists of the “secret sauce” of how Rapid7 delivers value.

The Senior Program Manager will be integral in leading cross-functional teams & programs while also helping to develop our program management methodology.

Responsibilities:

Effective Program Management

  • Drive implementation of cross-functional, strategic projects & programs

  • Track milestones, risks & dependencies across multiple related projects & work streams

  • Help remove barriers to execution: risks, blockers & impediments

  • Provide visibility & transparency to program teams, stakeholders & executive leadership

  • Develop & maintain materials to support & facilitate both the program team as well as stakeholders, including but not limited to executive Steering Committees. 

Program Leadership

  • Drive cross-functional collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Provide leadership, process improvement, change management and general support to program teams to achieve goals of transparency, timeliness & accuracy

  • Surface risks & issues early & often to help the program team achieve outcomes

  • Motivate & empower teams to support & drive towards a shared outcome and vision

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience to the table:

  • 5+ years managing large, complex programs

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and influence others at all levels of an organization without having direct authority over resources

  • Willingness to adapt your program management method to the program environment (comfortability with agile & lean methodologies and delivery methods desired)

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize issues & deliverables using exceptional negotiation and  problem solving skills

  • Ability to easily shift between big-picture objectives and numerous detailed tasks

  • Experience with Jira & Confluence desired

  • PMP and/or PgMP is a plus 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.