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Program Manager, Business Transformation

Company: Mimecast
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Leading project plans and execution - your dream program management team.

Our work in the Business Transformation Office is to drive and support the successful delivery of all initiatives. We work hard to ensure projects are managed to time, scope, cost, and quality. We empower the organization through our strong partnerships, insights and continuous improvement.

"The goal of BTO is to partner with all the transformation initiative teams to drive & support the successful delivery of their initiatives."

Mimecast is seeking a Program Manager that will play a critical role, supporting the Business Transformation Office team to ensure on time delivery of companywide, cross-functional transformation initiatives. In this role, you will be driven and enjoy the next challenge, bringing a balance of rigor and discipline, coupled with a pragmatic results orientation.

You will have led a variety of enterprise, transformation and cross-functional projects and programs to success and be comfortable operating in both the strategic and tactical aspects of delivery. You will be curious, adaptable, enjoy the challenge of learning new things, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own assigned strategic initiatives in Mimecast's transformation project portfolio, leading full lifecycle project planning and execution to drive expected outcomes and results
  • Work with business leaders, executive sponsors, and x-functional teams, building strong relationships and partnership to drive business value
  • Ensure projects managed to time, scope, cost, and quality through collaborative leadership of the initiative team and effective deployment of resources
  • Use experience, leadership, and judgment to navigate obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and issues, and smooth execution path
  • Provide recommendations and thought leadership to develop and mature project and program management best practices and standards to enable delivery excellence
  • Drive project management governance and reporting standards
  • Prioritize work and resources to ensure critical needs are addressed to enable and improve project planning and delivery visibility, effectiveness, and efficiency
  • Continually capture lessons learned and ensure these are reviewed within the project team and more widely if appropriate/necessary
  • Help to cultivate a culture of end-to-end mindset, continuous improvement, creativity, and innovation
  • Take initiative to understand, learn, and support Mimecast's businesses and drive to win Essential Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree with minimum of 5+ years hands-on full lifecycle project and program management experience
    • Experience working with a variety of methodologies and delivery teams, including Enterprise, agile, waterfall, cross-functional teams, End-to-end process redesign
    • Experience project managing companywide or highly strategic cross-functional initiatives
    • Preferred to have one or multiple professional certifications in project and program management, change management, and business process reengineering (e.g., PMP, PgMP, CAPM, CSM, CCMP, Prosci, Lean Six Sigma, continuous improvement)
    • Experience with Smartsheet project and portfolio management capabilities
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication, detail and action orientation, collaboration, negotiation, facilitation and influencing skills to lead an environment driven by client service and teamwork
    • Comfortable making judgment calls on how to prioritize work and where to assign staff resources
    • Analytical skills: to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
    • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving workforce and consumer experiences
    • Continuous improvement mindset, continuous learner. Stay up to date with trends in delivery approach and methods; incorporate into projects and work product
    • Strong prioritization and interpersonal skills to manage competing priorities


      Why Mimecast?

      We're fast thinking. We go big to reach our cyberattack-disrupting goals. And we do what we need to protect the world of business from getting important (and potentially compromising) data stolen. We never leave anyone behind. We deliver quickly - and outstandingly. We're big on honesty because it makes us better. We're empowered by our mission. And if cybercriminals have a good day, we work twice as hard to make the rest of their days a nightmare. That's The Mimecast Way.

      And the Mimecast way is also a hybrid-working way. We empower our people to balance their time between home and the office in a way that works best for them, their team, and our stakeholders.

      Become a Mimecaster and put corporate data under your protection. Fill our teams with respect. And bring cybercrime-obstructing energy to your work. Be passionate. Be powerful. Be alive with purpose.

      DEI Statement

      Cybersecurity is a community effort. That's why we're committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone - unless they're a cybercriminal, of course.

      We're proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we'd encourage you to join us whatever your background. We particularly welcome applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups.

      We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won't affect your application.

      If you require any adjustments or accommodations due to a disability, or any other reason that may help you in your interview process, please let us know by emailing

      Due to certain obligations to our customers, an offer of employment will be subject to your successful completion of applicable background checks, conducted in accordance with local law.

Keywords: Mimecast, Boston , Program Manager, Business Transformation, Executive , Lexington, Massachusetts

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