Workiva, Inc Senior Program Manager (Partnerships) in Bozeman, Montana
As part of IT, this role is a strategic and trusted advisor for the Partnership Program and Executive Leadership. The Senior Program Manager is responsible for executing prioritized strategies and initiatives. This individual ensures that Workiva's efforts are prioritized to address our stakeholders' needs and that this prioritization is communicated effectively within Workiva. The Senior Program Manager leads, manages, and drives multiple cross-departmental programs, as well as measures and communicates program strategic goals and objectives through metrics.
Accountable for operational excellence including program reviews, feasibility, cost-benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, and execution based on prioritized strategy and initiatives
Specialize in leading teams through the formulation and execution of program plans
Owns program and delivery management responsibility for multiple strategies and initiatives
Develops processes and tools that encourage continuous performance improvements
Provides program and relationship management
Develops business and operational processes that improve efficiency and meet stakeholder needs
Manages all aspects of program execution to satisfy requirements and ensure profitability
Plans, monitors and manages prototypes to avoid specification shortfalls, budget overruns, scheduling errors and situations that may require emergency management
Works with stakeholders to determine the success of each program and subsequently plans for implementation of successful programs and discontinuing unsuccessful ones
Networks with stakeholders to build cross-functional relationships to further build, define and execute strategies and initiatives
Provides transparency into program success with metrics regularly communicated to Executive Leadership
Establishes strong relationships and partnerships internally
What You'll Need
Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong understanding of the product development life-cycle
An entrepreneurial spirit
Solid understanding of development, testing and integration methodologies
Ability to manage multiple programs at once
Strong problem solving and analysis skills
Solid financial management skills
Initiative to start projects with little or no information and drive to see the projects to fruition
Teamwork oriented and can thrive working alongside many different perspectives to get things done
Understanding of the implementation partner model within a SaaS organization
Comfortable working in a dynamic, continuously evolving environment with the ability to prioritize accordingly
Effective negotiator and creative problem solver who can build consensus and drive results in partnership with stakeholders from individual contributors to executive leadership
Can lead through influence, partnering with globally distributed, cross-functional teams to achieve a shared goal
Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information
7 years of program management experience
PgMP or PMP certification preferred
Strong business background, with significant client interface experience and exposure to business development
Prior experience managing large scale, global initiatives
Proven experience designing and leading strategic planning at a high-growth, enterprise tech company
Up to 15%
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office
Where You'll Work
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we've created.
Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
Trust: Rely on each other.
Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they needbacked by our culture of collaboration and diverse thoughtto continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today's most challenging problems.
At Workiva, you'll enjoy:
Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.
Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email .
Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.