Technical Program Manager

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<p><p><b><span>Summary</span></b></p><p><span>As a Technical Program Manager at Workiva, you'll play a pivotal role in our cross-departmental programs, shaping the future of our product development and strategic initiatives. Your role is about more than just managing programs; it's about inspiring collaboration, mediating conflicts, and ensuring our projects deliver tangible results. Join our inclusive team, where excellence knows no bounds!</span></p><p><b><b>What You'll Do</b></b></p><ul><li><p><b>Deliver Success</b><span>: Lead the charge in delivering program success </span><b><i>across the full product development lifecycle</i></b> <span>and driving projects forward within the program</span></p></li><li><p><b>Metrics and Feedback</b><span>: Regularly gather and report on project/program metrics, seeking feedback to improve our progress updates</span></p></li><li><p><b>Dependency Management</b><span>: Coordinate and oversee dependencies, collaborating with teams to ensure project success and accelerate milestones</span></p></li><li><p><b>Program Reviews</b><span>: Conduct regular program/project reviews with leaders, providing status updates and recommending actions for success</span></p></li><li><p><b>Collaboration Champion</b><span>: Foster collaboration at all levels—up, sideways, and down to the project level</span></p></li><li><p><b>Program Assessment</b><span>: Work closely with stakeholders to determine program success and plan for the implementation of successful programs while discontinuing unsuccessful ones</span></p></li><li><p><b>Innovation Culture</b><span>: Support the cultivation of a culture of innovation and continuous improvement</span></p></li><li><p><b>Strategic Execution</b><span>: Focus on executing our strategy, delivering benefits, and realizing our strategic goals through the design, planning, and delivery of strategic initiatives</span></p></li><li><p><b>Change Agent</b><span>: Drive change by promoting business agility, communicating effectively, and institutionalizing a culture of adaptability</span></p></li><li><p><b>Conflict Resolution</b><span>: Mediate and resolve conflicts within the program, ensuring smooth collaboration</span></p></li><li><p><b>Cross-functional leadership</b><span>: Partner closely with colleagues and stakeholders to lead, assist, or stay informed about collaborative programs and initiatives that have the potential for broad-scale impact</span></p></li><li><p><b>Building Relationships</b><span>: Network with stakeholders to build cross-functional relationships that help shape, define, and execute our strategies and initiatives</span></p></li></ul><p><b>What You'll Need</b></p><p><span>Minimum Qualifications</span></p><ul><li><p><span>An undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field</span></p></li><li><p><span>5 years of project/program management or similar experience</span></p></li></ul><p><span>Preferred Qualifications</span></p><ul><li><p><span>PMI certification (e.g., PMP, PMI ACP, or PRINCE 2), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification, and/or proficiency with Jira Agile are a plus</span></p></li><li><p><b><i>A robust grasp of the product development life-cycle</i><span>.</span></b></p></li><li><p><span>Understanding of the SaaS market in relation to program management</span></p></li><li><p><span>A passion for collaboration, spending the majority of your time communicating, collaborating, and coordinating cross-functionally.</span></p></li><li><p><span>Strong assessment skills, with the ability to evaluate wants vs. needs and negotiate prioritization effectively</span></p></li><li><p><span>Proficiency in technical concepts and system architecture.</span></p></li><li><p><span>The flexibility to navigate from the big picture to details while managing complex cross-functional projects, often with tight deadlines</span></p></li><li><p><span>Solid project leadership skills, combined with business acumen, excellent communication skills, and analytical capabilities.</span></p></li><li><p><span>The ability to understand complex concepts, solve problems, and present effective business solutions and recommendations objectively</span></p></li><li><p><span>Strong leadership, prioritization, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills (verbal, presentation, written)</span></p></li><li><p><span>The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment.</span></p></li><li><p><span>The capacity to interact with and influence various levels of an organization, both technical and non-technical, demonstrating strong relationship management skills</span></p></li></ul><p>Travel Opportunities</p><ul><li><p><span>Embrace the chance to explore new horizons as up to 10% of your role may involve travel by car or plane to meet and engage with fellow Workiva team members</span></p></li></ul><p>Flexible Working Environment</p><ul><li><p><span>Enjoy the convenience of working remotely, all while staying seamlessly connected. You'll need reliable internet access to stay productive when you're not in a Workiva office, giving you the freedom to work where you're most comfortable</span></p></li></ul><p ><b>How You’ll Be Rewarded</b></p><p ></p>� Salary range in the US: $102,000.00 - $173,000.00<p >� A discretionary bonus typically paid annually</p><p >� Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire</p><p >� 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package</p><p ></p><p >The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.</p><p ></p><p ><span>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 <span><span><span><span><span><span><span >characteristic. We</span></span></span></span></span></span> strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.</span></span></p><p ></p><p ><span>Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email </span><u><span><span><span><span><span><span><span >[email protected]</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></u><span>.</span></p><br><p ><span>Workiva employees are required to undergo comprehensive security and privacy training tailored to their roles, ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.</span></p><p ></p><p ><i>Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.</i></p>#LI-MJ1</p>

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Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other with respect.

Molly Nitka

Corporate Programs Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission at Workiva—to power transparent reporting for a better world—is supported by our company values: customer success, innovation, trust, integrity, inclusion, collaboration, and accountability. We are successful because we put our employees first, listen to their voices, and respond to their needs.

Marty Vanderploeg


What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

When you join Workiva, you get a world-class benefits package for you and your family. On day one, every full-time employee starts with stock options, vacation, and the opportunity to enroll in our discounted stock purchase plan.

We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision care plans; life and disability insurance; and 12 weeks of paid parental leave. With a casual dress code, support for health and wellness, and flexible work hours, we’ve got you covered for whatever life brings.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
We have seven employee resource groups that are formed around a shared interest or common goal. These groups are designed to support their members and cultivate a more diverse & inclusive workspace.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Workiva offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

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