Program Manager at Horizontal

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Rochester, Minnesota

Job Description:

May have overall program responsibility for a set of interrelated projects of very large size and/or high complexity, and/or multiple projects of mixed complexity levels and sizes.

May also provide support to one or more projects of high complexity as part of a portfolio or program team, under the direction of senior level leadership and/or institutional committees. Manages or leads programs with budget responsibility up to (USD)20 million, and provides matrix supervision of staff from other IT departments and divisions.

Proactively engages technological "subject matter experts" in high-level solution determination and direction-setting.

Routinely interfaces with institutional committees and oversight bodies to understand priorities, develop project action plans, facilitate approvals, and work across organizational boundaries to deliver project solutions that meet the objectives of those groups.

Responsible for achieving program and project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to Company IT methodologies and practices.

Supports strategic planning and execution of multi-year initiatives that may involve multiple interrelationships and complexities, requiring the development and execution of complex communication and management plans to achieve.

Makes complex judgments and takes any reasonable action required to accomplish agreed to project objectives under very limited guidance.

Serves as an internal subject matter expert regarding both departmental and institutional program and project management practices, methods and standards.

Models the behaviors and mentors more junior colleagues in the concepts and application of a Project Focused Culture within the Information Technology department.

Performs responsibilities with a significant degree of independence and expertise in managing multiple competing objectives and communicates complex technical information in clear and unambiguous terms to management and end user personnel.

Strictly adheres to budget management and guidelines of both the Information Technology department and the institution.

Performs additional job-related functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.



  • Experience in the Google Cloud

  • Experience with software development lifecycle and project management.

  • Experience in analysis, capacity planning, addressing, solving problems, and strategic business development.

  • Ability to develop and execute feature planning and prioritization of scalable projects coming governance committees.

  • Ability to develop and deliver strategic plans for executive audiences.

  • Ability to develop and execute internal operational processes at scale.