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Program Director Job Description

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Updated on April 27, 2023

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Key Responsibilities of a Program Director:

  • Initiate and set goals for various programs in accordance with the company’s strategic objectives
  • Develop or approve budgets as well as operations
  • Plan the programs throughout their life from conceptualization to completion including processes, milestones, and deadlines

Program Director Job Brief

We are hiring a Program Director to plan, supervise and implement multiple programs for our company.

What does a Program Director do?

A Program Director supervises Managers and informs management on the performance and progress of a company’s ongoing programs. The ultimate goal of a Program Director is to ensure all programs are successfully delivered and add value to the company.

In order to succeed in this role, you must have a strategic mindset with the ability to lead, manage and develop various internal teams. In addition to that, you must possess a sound knowledge of all program management principles.

If you like to work in a fast-paced environment and qualify our requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Program Director Responsibilities

  • Initiating and setting goals for various programs in accordance with the company’s strategic objectives
  • Developing or approving budgets as well as operations
  • Planning the programs throughout their life from conceptualization to completion including processes, milestones, and deadlines
  • Keeping upper management informed of the current status of programs using accurate and detailed reports/presentations
  • Ensuring all activities and operations comply with internal policies as well as legal guidelines
  • Reading reports which are written by Managers for determining progress and prospective issues
  • Applying resource and risk management principles as needed
  • Discovering ways for the purpose of enhancing productivity and efficiency of people and procedures
  • Supervise all programs as well as the involved Project Managers
  • Providing feedback to Project Managers and resolving complex problems in a timely manner
  • Devising evaluation strategies for monitoring performance and for determining the improvement needs

Program Director Requirements

  • Prior experience as a Program Director
  • Sound knowledge of all program/project management procedures
  • Sound knowledge of performance management and evaluation procedures as well as key metrics
  • Experience with data analysis, budgeting, and reporting
  • Experience with program management software such as MS Project and Basecamp
  • Extensive experience with MS Office, especially MS Excel
  • Strategic mindset with a sharp business acumen
  • Problem-solving skills with a keen eye for details
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal as well as written communication skills

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