Avp – Program Manager

Posted on 5/22/2024

Global Atlantic

Global Atlantic

1,001-5,000 employees

Offers retirement and investment management solutions

Financial Services


Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Business Strategy
  • 15+ years relevant Project/Program Management experience in the Shared Services and technology-oriented organization
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Proven leadership experience, including direct and influence leadership of diverse teams across a highly matrixed organization
  • Ability to design, develop, and communicate accounting and finance related deliverables
  • Demonstrated and proven track record of successful project implementations on various sizes of projects
  • Strong Vendor Relationship Management experience
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Cultural awareness with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Critical thinker and highly analytical with ability to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Builds trusted relationships and collaborates across diverse and multi-functional teams
  • Advanced skills in business management tools
  • Accountable for the overall application of the Shared Services Delivery Program
  • Oversee and ensure technology projects are on time and on budget
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with business stakeholders and technology partners
  • Drive and Lead vendor selection process and manage against deliverables
  • Prioritize and report on project portfolio updates and value capture plan
  • Translate the business strategy into clear direction for project teams
  • Drive and execute multiple projects based on demand of shared services projects
  • Define project scope and goals, including project and staffing estimation
  • Coordinate and manage Technology related annual discretionary planning
  • Serve as the product owner in Agile/SCRUM development process
  • Track project dependencies, milestones, and deliverables
  • Lead stakeholder communications across all project work threads
  • Serve as internal escalation point person on projects
  • Serve as subject matter expert and lead sponsor for designated program and projects
  • Budget and expense reporting as it pertains to the project portfolio
  • Champion continuous core business capability improvement

Global Atlantic Financial Group stands out as an exceptional place to work due to its deep expertise in investment and risk management, which it applies in providing a variety of annuity products tailored for retirement planning, long-term care, and legacy building. The company's commitment to helping clients secure their financial futures fosters a culture of innovation and dedication among its employees, aligning personal success with customer satisfaction. This focus on impactful, client-oriented solutions positions it as a leader in the financial services industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth