Program Manager

Job Details

Protective Life is looking for an experienced Program Manager to join our growing Enterprise Project Office in Cincinnati. This high profile leadership position will be involved in coordinating project work across the enterprise and tackling the company’s larger strategic initiatives. Particular emphasis will be on leading execution of initiatives designed to deploy the people, processes, and technology supporting our corporate strategy. Candidates must be capable of adding significant value to the company through exercising strong and effective leadership, driving the delivery of benefits within a business case-focused environment. They will optimize delivery by effectively defining, communicating and managing project objectives and success factors, ensuring all project activities remain aligned with the business case. •Candidate must have a proven track record of managing a team of project managers •Candidate must have experience in partnering with business owners, the IT organization and third parties to effectively plan and execute strategically imperative initiatives including experience in contract negotiations and management of third parties as well as creating and managing CBA documents •Candidate needs to have a proven track record of managing multiple large and complex cross functional projects within an organization •Candidates need to show unwavering commitment to the delivery of quality work products, as specified, on time, within budget and ultimately to the quantifiable realization of promised project benefits. This will include a disciplined application of standardized project management processes and procedures. •Highly-valued behavioral skills include thinking strategically, leading creatively and managing change effectively. •Must be able to collaborate with business owners to ensure prioritization of technical deliverables required to meet business objectives •Candidate wills role model techniques and behaviors to create high-performing teams •The ideal candidate will have proven ability to help guide the organization towards continuous improvement using Agile & Scrum concepts, principles, and techniques Qualifications: 1. Proven experience as a Program Manager, Coach, Project Manager, Product Owner, IT Manager, or Scrum Master in an Agile environment 2. Strong people skills 3. Experience training and mentoring Scrum Masters and/or Project Managers 4. Management experience required 5. Bachelor of Science degree required 6. MBA preferred




Project Management


Client Interaction, PMP, Agile


Cincinnati, OH

Employment Type:

Direct Hire

Pay Range:

$101 - $150k

Protective Life

Company Culture

Business Casual, Professional