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

Senior, Expert

Hartford, CT, USA

Required Skills
Business Strategy
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years experience in Project/Program Management roles, Insurance and Annuity experience helpful
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business administration or related field, PMP certification preferred
  • Proven experience with project management tools and techniques, Waterfall, Scrum, and Kanban delivery methodologies
  • Proven experience in project status reporting, RAID log documentation and reviews, Steering Committee documentation and management, Executive Sponsor reviews
  • Experience with managing project or program financials (hours reporting, SOWs, invoices, etc.) and vendor Management
  • Accountable for the overall application of assigned programs/projects in terms of strategic value and business alignment
  • Oversee and ensure program deliverables are on time and on budget
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders, Technology partners, Strategic Sourcing, and other key teams across the organization
  • Drive and manage (directly or indirectly) all aspects of the program to ensure successful delivery (including SOWs, change management, approval of deliverables) of business objectives
  • Prioritize and report on program updates and value capture plan with internal stakeholders for governance reviews
  • Translate the business strategy, needs & requirements into clear direction for the project teams
  • Drive and execute multiple projects at a time based on demand
  • Define and create project approach, including project plans, budgets, targets, milestones and dependencies
  • Partner with Portfolio Manager on annual discretionary planning and quarterly financial planning with Business Finance Officer and governance team
  • Lead stakeholder communications across assigned programs/projects. Ensure appropriate communications regarding issues and risks to drive decision making
  • Serve as internal escalation point person on projects and ability to successfully resolve problems and issues
  • Serve as subject matter expert and lead sponsor for designated program and projects and provide meaningful updates to business in laymen’s terms
  • Budget and expense reporting as it pertains to the project portfolio by closely working with Business Finance Officer and Portfolio Manager
  • Champion continuous core business capability improvement through timely adoption of innovative technologies, procedures, and processes

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.

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New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth