MassMutual Financial Group Project/Program Manager in Enfield, Connecticut

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

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Description

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Workplace Operations Technology is seeking a highly skilled senior level Program Manager to drive initiatives that cross business and organizational boundaries. This is a strategic role that supports multi-year transformation initiatives delivering significant business impact. The role encompasses strategic program design to ongoing adoption and maturity, and oversight of continuous improvement for Program Management as well as ongoing maintenance of post-transformation initiatives and new functionality.

This is a critical role that requires an independent individual to be both strategic and delivery-oriented; combines strong customer facing skills with deep technical expertise to meet demanding customer requirements. S/he must be hands on, able to remove roadblocks, and execute through influence. S/He will work with the customer leadership team to understand business requirements, apply those requirements to technology strategy, formulate “execution” strategy, and enable successful delivery of programs. Must have track record of successfully managing P&L, Project Level Finances, and managing vendors providing Staff Augmentation and Statements of Work. Must have solid experience leading matrixed yet agile teams to deliver quality on time and delight the customer.

Responsibilities

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  • Understand, apply, promote and contribute to MassMutual delivery methodologies, standards and tools

  • Supports development and review of project management plans for projects across work teams

  • Conducts ongoing project financial health checks and risk management reviews

  • Facilitation of visioning sessions and collaborative requirements sessions with the work teams

  • Review of project estimates and financial forecasts

  • Coordinates Vendor program management and integration

  • Vendor Program Manager will ensure integration of activities within Mass Mutual framework

  • Coordinates and compiles overall weekly status

  • Work with a high degree of autonomy and apply industry leading project and program management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, communications and presentations in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations

  • Define and manage the lifecycle from project initiation through to program closure

  • Manage project and program level financials (actuals, forecasts, and budgets)

  • Management and resolution of risks, issues and dependencies

  • Report financial information and status to the required executive level through steering committees

  • Secures, leads, motivates and inspires the internal & external resources required to deliver the program

  • Establish and support of a program governance model

Basic Requirements:

  • 12+ years of demonstrated experience in delivering large, complex and strategic technology initiatives, P&L responsibilities, with 5+ years in leading large matrixed teams.

  • Prior large-scale, global transformation leadership experience.

  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

  • 5 years’ of project/program development and/or management experience

  • Must have an understanding of industry standards across multiple disciplines, and how to implement through small improvements or large-scale transformation.

  • Proven ability to roll up sleeves to resolve critical technical issues.

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

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Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

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