Director of Program Management

Vivid Seats   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Consumer Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 31 days ago

The Opportunity

As the Director of Program Management, you will report directly to the Vice President of Product and User Experience and be responsible for growing the first program management team at Vivid Seats. This is a unique opportunity to create something that does not exist and fill a meaningful organizational gap, while delivering high impact along the way.

Primary Functions Are:

  • Determine and set the organizational direction for the Program Management Office
  • Recruit, hire, and manage a team of Project Managers
  • Act as an advisor to the executive level regarding program portfolio
  • Promote management visibility of projects and programs within the organization
  • Ensure project teams have the knowledge, skills, resources, and funding to plan and execute their project
  • Establish methods to appropriately select and assign project managers to projects based on their experience and the organizational need
  • Establish the processes and systems to manage, monitor, and report on project performance according to defined scope, time, and budget

To Be Successful You'll Need:

  • 10+ years of Project Management experience in technology organizations
  • 3+ years leading and developing project management teams, both local and remote
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with the test and learn organizational framework
  • Experience influencing and creating a culture that efficiently yields results
  • Superior verbal and written communication and ability to adjust to all audiences
  • Ability to sell your vision across all levels of an organization
  • Track record in creating processes
  • Budget and forecasting experience
  • PMP and Agile training/certification is a plus