1+ months

Director, Program Management

Avis Budget Group
Parsippany , New Jersey 07054
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    Full Time

Job Summary

The Director of Program Management is responsible the Americas Region of the management and coordination of key client programs and ensuring timely delivery of strategic initiatives


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manage enterprise wide projects and cross-functional strategic initiatives

  • Leading the prioritization and governance of strategic initiatives

  • Establish, administer and improve project management practices and processes for the Americas Region

  • Provide data driven decision analysis and business decision validation related to program prioritization

  • Establish project terms of reference and gain approval for strategic initiatives using data analytics

  • Identify and communicate critical path, track progress, problem solve and lead project team

  • Build weekly project update reports based on data reporting

  • Develop risk mitigation and contingency planning recommendations

  • Collaborate with staff, other departments, senior management, and decision makers to share information, problem solve, and to clarify management objectives

  • Provide support to the finance team and track strategic initiative cost and benefits

  • Ensure impacted business areas are ready to implement change and are able to sustainably deliver outcomes and benefits

  • Effectively manage virtual project team throughout the business including direct reports

  • Establish and maintain positive work relationships throughout the organisation

  • Contribute to the establishment of best practice project management and business change, i.e. input learning

  • Monitor and analyse current trends in the marketplace

  • Facilitate training, coaching and mentoring to all stakeholders involved


Supervisory Responsibilities: To be determined





  • MBA or relevant work experience

  • Six to ten years project management or business consulting experience working in complex business environments

  • Experience of leading, motivating and managing services with multi-disciplinary and Multi-national teams to achieve significant, sustainable improvements and positive outcomes through internal and external partnerships

  • Superior conceptual and analytical skills, with ability to succinctly interpret data and strategic frameworks for executives

  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills

  • Ability to effectively facilitate meetings and decision-making sessions, present information, and respond to questions from groups of staff, managers, and various stakeholders

  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross functional and cross geographic stakeholders

  • Ability to manage a significant level of detail without losing sight of the big picture

  • Proven track record of meeting project deadlines/deliverables with successful outcomes. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects effectively in a fast-paced business environment

  • PMP Certification

Travel Requirements: Minimal travel is required.




The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job, which may vary, based on job location, department or the assignment. The actual essential duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary by location, department, reporting structure or other business needs. No inference should be drawn that a specific job duty, responsibility or qualification is non-essential by its absence from this description.


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