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Program Manager / Senior Program Manager



Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Sunday, October 29, 2023

Job Brief

This is an entrepreneur-in-residence role where the Program Manager will be responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing a portfolio of large-scale projects or initiatives to ensure they align with the organization's strategic goals. This role involves managing cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and resources to deliver successful outcomes within defined timelines and budgets. The role requires the person to be on the ground, ready to roll sleeves, and have a strong ability to build process & SOP keeping multi-city operations in mind.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute program plans, including scope, goals, deliverables, resources, budget, and timelines
  • Align program objectives with the organization's strategic goals
  • Manage a portfolio of projects, and track the deliverables
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders, including senior management, to define and prioritize program objectives
  • Communicate program status, risks, and issues to founders & leadership team
  • Identify potential risks and issues and develop mitigation and contingency plans
  • Maintain program documentation, including project plans, schedules, and status reports
  • Prepare and deliver regular progress & status reports to stakeholders and founders
  • Strong timely execution
  • Building SOPs, processes, and checkpoints as per project execution

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree from a Top tier university
  • Ex-founder, Entrepreneurship exposure will be added plus
  • Operations exposure and Multi-city project execution will be a plus
  • Min 2-3 years experience in program management or similar role running multiple projects in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Should have strong leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly motivated and able to work against aggressive schedules
  • A strong bias toward action, flexible and resourceful
  • Knowledge of project and program management best practices