Product Delivery Program Manager at Alteryx
Alteryx is searching for a Product Delivery Program Manager - Special Projects in Irvine, CA. This is a remote-friendly position in the Pacific Standard Time (PST) Zone .
The Product Delivery Program Manager - Special Projects will be responsible for Alteryx strategic projects focusing on Product Engineering cross-functional delivery and bringing new products to market. Our program managers use exceptional soft skills to act as the glue that binds together product development efforts spanning multiple technology and operational teams to ensure they are effective, while minimizing waste and risk. The role requires strong business acumen, leadership, and a solid grounding in agile-lean software development practices.
Success in this role is dependent on an ability to drive outcomes and actionable recommendations by emphasizing team strengths to accelerate success while navigating friction and ambiguity. The ability to build trust with and influence senior management is essential. The ideal Program Manager will embody a unique blend of skills in strategic thinking, an eye for detail, artful communication, and the ability to simply lead teams to get stuff done.
Strategic Execution - Realize Product and Engineering strategy by proactively helping teams pave the path from idea through launch while ensuring the highest level of outcomes. Make recommendations on how best to achieve strategy by making sure the team and organization understand desired goals, what success looks like and by ensuring there are clearly established priorities.
Orchestration, Alignment and Communication - Orchestrate cross-functional delivery on high-profile strategic projects on behalf of the product engineering organization. Understand cross-functional impacts within the business in order to build a cohesive plan. Program managers act as the primary communication liaison for each program by facilitating critical conversations, taking responsibility for shared understanding of status and radiating that information in a consistent and consumable way to stakeholders. Program managers escalate and manage dependencies, issues and risks and ensure action plans are in place.
Organizing for Success - For each program, ensure that a charter is established with clear objectives, resources, deliverables, and definitions of success; and that all stakeholders are aware of, and aligned with, scope and target milestones. Ensure that the team understands the plan and they are working to deliver on time to the agreed upon plan. Ensure program level activities are well understood through a regular cadence of team and executive communications, program artifacts, metrics and processes.
Meeting Facilitation - Demonstrate excellent facilitation skills in moderating meetings. Examples include engaging all participants to facilitate their best contribution, sending agendas ahead of time, establishing clear objectives, managing the process to realize these objectives, capturing key content, and following up promptly on all action items.
Analytics and Tools - Using an understanding of business outcomes and the principles of effective delivery, leverage analytics to radiate actionable information throughout the organization from the team to executive level. Leverage tool capabilities to automate and simplify program activities. Act as the source of truth for the organization by ensuring reported information is evidence-based, accurate, complete, and consistent so that best next actions and decisions can be taken.
Team Participation & Continuous Improvement - Actively contribute to the cohesion and effectiveness of the program management team by adding new ideas, sharing successes and failures, and showing up with a continuous improvement mindset.
• Bachelor's degree in business, information technology or other relevant discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5+ years of experience in Program/Project Management in a product engineering organization and on large cross-functional programs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience presenting complex concepts and information to customers and senior management.
• Excellent facilitation skills.
• Thorough understanding of product and software development lifecycles end-to-end & NPI
• Previous experience with post-merger integrations and complex projects required
• A proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on projects.
Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Irvine, CA is $97,000 - $165,000. This position is also remote-friendly and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
This role is eligible for variable compensation including bonus and stock grants.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Benefits & Perks:
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