Manager - Tech

H&R Block   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 86 days ago

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This IT management position will have responsibility for the overall delivery of the Revenue Strategy initiatives to create an Omni-Channel platform incorporating the following capabilities:

1. Web based, cloud hosted point-of-sale application
2. Centralized discounting
3. Centralized billing/pricing
4. Centralized invoicing/shopping cart
5. Payment processing and peripheral integration


  • Define the strategy and desired outcomes of assigned program(s) that are aligned to the strategic objectives of the business.
  • Work in partnership with business leaders to obtain and commit necessary associate resources at the appropriate time, level, and expertise to support the programs.
  • Deliver programs on time and on budget with superior quality.
  • Coordinate all activities with, and report regularly to senior leadership/sponsorship teams.
  • Monitor and mitigate project, program, and operational execution risks.
  • Provide oversight to ensure completion of program deliverables. Ensure entire programs are delivered on time and on budget with superior quality.
  • Provide oversight to teams of individuals from cross functional teams, as well as vendors to accomplish program outcomes.
  • Establish appropriate project management tools, processes and procedures for the corporate project management office as well as ensuring compliance with such tools.
  • Manage the program budget, putting in place financial disciplines and ensuring their execution to meet or beat budget.
  • Develop contract and manage vendor relationships and ensure their delivery, on time and on budget.
  • Responsible for the delivery of project components.
  • Leveraging Azure to build-out cloud solutions
  • Incorporating DevOps into the project and team culture
  • Performance management and career development for PMs, BAs, and Software Engineers
  • Networking and establishing relationships across our DIY and Assisted Product teams
  • Program delivery for multiple work streams leveraging an Agile delivery methodology


Education / Experience

  • 9 years of business and/or consulting experience.
  • 6 years of project management experience.
  • Program management experience leading very large, mission-critical programs that involve significant business change.
  • Experience leading large teams in a matrix management environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience developing and managing program budgets.
  • Strong knowledge of business case development including cost/benefit analysis, NPV, current and future state assessments.
  • Experience developing and negotiating partnerships with external vendors/suppliers.
  • Experience managing vendor agreements and tracking service levels.
  • Superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong presentation and facilitation skills to communicate with and persuade a wide range of audiences.
  • Superior supervisory and matrix management skills and ability to oversee tasks delegated to others.
  • Experience in telecommunication management and/or call-center operations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field or an equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.