Sr. Program Manager
Posted on: July 31, 2022
ABOUT GOODLEAPWe provide friendly financing options for those who
dream of living a more sustainable lifestyle and want to save money
using modern technology. Our collective mission is to make a
positive impact on the planet, build lasting relationships with our
valued partners and customers, and deliver a tech-enabled financing
experience that is simple, fast, and frictionless.We are creating a
financial ecosystem that connects billions of dollars of capital to
millions of homeowners that want to convert their outdated houses
into modern, smart, energy-efficient homes. By unlocking access to
numerous products that help people achieve better sustainability,
we are revolutionizing the home improvement industry and protecting
our only planet.As part of our world-positive initiative, we are
also the official sponsor of GivePower - a foundation that uses
solar-based solutions to power life's basic needs for people in
developing regions of the world.If you have an unstoppable desire
to make a meaningful impact on our planet, and help mission-driven
businesses and consumers achieve a more sustainable future, join
us.Learn more about our perks and culture!
- Competitive pay
- Comprehensive benefits packagePosition Summary
GoodLeap is the industry leader in financing U.S. residential solar
installations. We have high standards for the business results of
every project we undertake in the technology organization and
beyond, and a history of performance teams. As we increase the size
of our portfolio of initiatives, we seek an experienced Program
Manager with the demonstrated ability to inspire and drive program
and change management excellence. We do not do process for process'
sake, and yet we understand that success cannot be delivered
relentlessly and consistently without structure, and appropriate
standards and tools that ensure outstanding communication,
coordination, and all-out, no holds barred execution. We value
tact, a great sense of humor, and the "superpower" to push for
results while building great cross-functional relationships based
on trust and accountability. If you are a practically oriented
process evangelist with an insatiable hunger to DO STUFF and WIN
MARKETS, this may be the place for you.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Ensure that every project/program you manage has SMART
objectives/KPIs in place and delivers to them. Every project
delivers on its business objectives on-time, on-budget, and with no
stakeholder left behind or surprised.
- Follow effective and efficient mechanisms, ceremonies, and
tools for project planning, stakeholder analysis & communication
plans, issue/ risk management, change management.
- Foresee dependencies, risks, and issues - building an
understanding with your program team of the differences between
these and you can demonstrate the effective management of all of
- Remarkable meeting facilitation skills - your meetings have
objectives, agendas, the right attendees, and consistently move the
project forward efficiently. You are not afraid to cite the DACI
and excuse people from a meeting on the spot, and no one leaves
your meetings confused about status, next steps, or
- Utilize tactful but direct communication skills to push for
clarity in all aspects of your projects, and ensure that clarity is
communicated with appropriate reach, frequency, and medium.
- Communicate and over-communicate. There are no surprises in
- Build and maintain trust with your project team.
- Guide/Teach more junior members in art of program
- Provide consulting to non-program managers who are wanting to
expand their skills in other areas of GoodLeap's organization.
- Lead by example in time management and meeting efficiency:
design and demand efficient, concise meetings with the right people
present that deliver good decisions and appropriate follow up
- Lead by example in follow-through and execution. When you are
running a meeting/program/project, there is general acknowledgement
that nothing will be dropped or overlooked.Continuous
- Learning from project retrospectives are analyzed and actioned
to improve the current processes.
- Suggestions on new/better ways to do things are presented,
advocated for, and added to the PMO repository.
- You are not afraid to ask "why" if something does not make
sense, and you can tactfully push beyond the answer of "because
that is the way we have always done it".
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
- 5-10+ years in program management in software development,
financial services, mortgage lending or equivalent.
- Demonstrated ability to define and manage large,
cross-functional, complex projects from planning to launch in a
remote, multi-time zone work environment.
- Experience with project management best practices, agile
development methodologies, portfolio wide analytics, decision
making, and prioritization.
- World-class time management skills
- Must understand the software development lifecycle implicitly
and collaborate with developers, product managers, creative teams &
IT professionals, both internal and external vendors.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important
relationships with key stakeholders, outstanding conflict
management skills; strong influence, negotiation, and presentation
skills. Demonstrated communication style & presence to work
effectively directly with executive teams.
- Excellent analytical skills; proven track record of good
decision making and exercising sound business judgment.
- Experience in business process engineering, implementation,
and/or change leadership highly desirable.
- Lean Six Sigma black belt highly desirable.Additional
Information Regarding Job Duties and Job DescriptionsJob duties
include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor
or other managers related to the position/department. This job
description is meant to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and other skills
required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any
time with or without notice to alter or change job
responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign
additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The
Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known
disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply
for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or
enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the
law.If you are an extraordinaryprofessional who thrives in a
collaborative work culture and values a rewardingcareer, then we
want to work with you!Apply today!
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