Program Manager

Kunai is a fast-growing digital agency of 120+ people specializing in fintech. Ours is a fully remote team driven by innovation and experimentation, spread across almost every single continent. Over the past decade, we've shipped over 150 products for clients that include Visa, the United Nations, Wells Fargo, Ernst & Young, and TOMS Shoes. Our founders built a previous agency (Monsoon) that was acquired by Capital One in 2015. The VP of Digital Transformation is currently managing 5 large scale enterprise-wide initiatives. He's looking for a strong Program Manager to help manage 2 of these 5 initiatives, specifically their pricing platform/underwriting apps. 
Program Management
Job Type
Full-Time (Remote)
Location
New York, NY (Remote)
Company
Kunai
https://jobs.lever.co/kunai/10cf449a-6d60-4b4c-a196-4716fb7db14e/apply
Key Skills:
  • Effectively lead programs and projects to achieve defined business outcomes. 
  • Create a high performing team of business, IT and third-party stakeholders to initiate, design, and deliver people, process and technology solutions. 
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for business sponsors and other business stakeholders. Seek to learn assigned business function, processes and systems. 
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen and leadership to drive results, remove execution barriers and anticipate and manage program risks. 
  • Instill best practice methodologies and tools into project execution activities, adhering to established Project Management framework standards and ensuring that all defined approvals are obtained.
  • Manage project interdependencies within an overall program, ensuring that individual project goals are met and that overall program business benefits are achieved. 
  • Demonstrate financial management discipline by ensuring that a quality business case is developed, overseeing the development of estimates, benefit commitments, and overall project costs including contingency. Monitor the project budget, providing updated monthly forecasts and communicating potential budget overruns. 
  • Maintain effective communication within the project team, and external to the project team, including producing accurate program/project status reports, decision logs and other project and meeting documentation to ensure team alignment and to drive forward progress. Escalate project risks and issues as appropriate. 
  • Maintain a quality project schedule, collaborating with third-party contributors, to ensure an accurate forecast of resource demand and project costs. Leverage best practice scheduling tactics to monitor project progress and critical path dependencies. 
  • Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource 
  • PMP Certification / P&C industry knowledge needed. 
  • Logistics: - Start: ASAP - Remote ok - 1 year project to start (strong possibility to extend) 
  • Key Skills:
  • Effectively lead programs and projects to achieve defined business outcomes. 
  • Create a high performing team of business, IT and third-party stakeholders to initiate, design, and deliver people, process and technology solutions. 
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for business sponsors and other business stakeholders. Seek to learn assigned business function, processes and systems. 
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen and leadership to drive results, remove execution barriers and anticipate and manage program risks. 
  • Instill best practice methodologies and tools into project execution activities, adhering to established Project Management framework standards and ensuring that all defined approvals are obtained.
  • Manage project interdependencies within an overall program, ensuring that individual project goals are met and that overall program business benefits are achieved. 
  • Demonstrate financial management discipline by ensuring that a quality business case is developed, overseeing the development of estimates, benefit commitments, and overall project costs including contingency. Monitor the project budget, providing updated monthly forecasts and communicating potential budget overruns. 
  • Maintain effective communication within the project team, and external to the project team, including producing accurate program/project status reports, decision logs and other project and meeting documentation to ensure team alignment and to drive forward progress. Escalate project risks and issues as appropriate. 
  • Maintain a quality project schedule, collaborating with third-party contributors, to ensure an accurate forecast of resource demand and project costs. Leverage best practice scheduling tactics to monitor project progress and critical path dependencies. 
  • Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource 
  • PMP Certification / P&C industry knowledge needed. 
  • Logistics: - Start: ASAP - Remote ok - 1 year project to start (strong possibility to extend) 
  • Benefits

    We Remote

    Kunai is a fully remote company. If you have the skills, you can live and work anywhere you'd like.

    Flexible Hours & Vacation Time

    We expect a level of personal responsibility and leave you to figure out what suits you and your team.

    Learning and Development

    Kunai understands that constant learning is the only way to stay on top of your craft.

    Health, Dental, Vision

    Kunai provides full benefits and our plans offer a range of options.

    Maternal and Paternal Leave

    For our growing Kunai family!

    Career Coaching

    We want to help you reach your professional goals.