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Program Manager IV

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We are looking for a dynamic and self‐motivated Program Manager to help transform our global FP&A teams into a world‐class FP&A organization. Our objective is to identify, scope, and implement projects that would efficiently and effectively build Functional Excellence – effectiveness, efficiency, agility, optimization, and integrity. Once we are successful, we will have a sustainable FP&A function, scalable for growth.

Reporting to the Director of MP FP&A Transformation, the Senior Program Manager, FP&A Transformation will partner closely with FP&A leaders across Marketplaces and eBay Inc, as well as Finance IT leaders to ensure
timely and successful execution of FP&A Transformation initiatives. The role will combine program management and operational excellence. This individual will work on high‐impact, high‐profile projects. This role
offers the candidate a unique opportunity to build relationships with finance and systems leaders across the company.

Job Requirements: 
- Maintain the overall integrity and coherence of the program, developing and maintaining the program environment to support each project, and help drive it to success.
- Ensure appropriately detailed workplans and roadmap are developed and maintained, identifying key milestones, tasks, priorities, dependencies and resources.
- Monitor and document accurate status of projects, projects within program, or external projects that have dependencies.
- Manage communication with internal stakeholders.
- Apply appropriate, recognized project management methods including stakeholder management, risk and issue management, contingency planning, scope control and project monitoring.
- Own the program risk and issue management process for ensuring the effective escalation, reporting and mitigation / resolution of risks and issues.
- Manage the selection of and working relationship with 3rd party providers that may be required to deliver a project, working with strategic sourcing and other relevant business areas.
- Assist in creating and implementing new processes and procedures as required by projects/programs.
- Lead ad‐hoc, team‐based problem solving sessions using Lean, Six Sigma and analytical tools. Accurately value improvement opportunities, both in terms of dollar cost and qualitative benefits.
- Actively seek improvements and initiate changes to PMO processes and tools.

Education & Experience:
- Bachelors Degree, or equivalent
- 7+ years of experience, with 3+ years delivering process/tool improvements in highly complex technology environment and 3+ years of Internet, software and/or financial services experience
- Extensive program management experience; PM certification preferred
- Formal certification in OE methodology (Lean, Six Sigma) preferred
- Technical background/education preferred with operational/delivery experience in FP&A processes and systems
- Strong project management skills, including work plan development, delegation, issue resolution, coaching and facilitation
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively with senior management, business, and technical teams, and to influence across all levels of leadership
- Practical knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, Balance Scorecard and Change management
- Proven ability to lead and drive major change in a matrix environment, as well as manage large projects and cross‐functional teams
- Strong focus on delivering customer‐focused results
- Deep process improvement capabilities and thought leadership with a record of executing process improvement and large finance systems initiatives with significant impacts

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