Sr. Technical Program Manager

Austin, Texas, USA Engineering Fixed-term Full-Time
Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision’s Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams’ campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit www.cision.com and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
 
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This Product Operations Lead is responsible for partnering with product, engineering, design, marketing, analytics, operations, integrations, finance, sales and partner success to launch new products and features.

You will help us by:

  • Leading regular program tracking meetings that span global teams and functions
  • Anticipating, tracking and managing risks, blockers, schedules and resources across teams, functions and products
  • Partnering with Engineering on all resource capacity and alignment needs 
  • Anticipating program roadblocks and bottlenecks as well as adapt quickly to schedule shifts and resource constraints. 
  • Partnering with product to drive quarterly planning process including OKRs and resource planning for our products and programs to ensure we are driving towards results and set up for success
  • Driving annual planning, the format and execution and follow-up
  • Driving effective and efficient teamwork, communication and commitment across cross-functional teams with competing priorities.
  • Streamlining critical and routine tasks and processes with an eye toward continuous improvement

You will be a good fit for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years of experience in product operations, product management, or an operational role that worked closely with product and engineering teams.
  • You are an awesome project and program manager with a track record of leading and proactively managing end-to-end execution of technical projects/programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and are great at explaining highly technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A can-do attitude and ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • A focus on process with a bias toward action
  • Experience across one or more of the following (SCRUM, Agile, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Knowledge with the following or comparable tools: Slack/Teams, Atlassian Suite, Salesforce
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