Programs Manager

  • Vegan Mainstream
  • Remote
  • Sep 12, 2021
Freelance General Business Management Remote Job Strategy-Planning

Job Description

We are seeking a Programs Manager that can help our organization stay on schedule, on budget, and ultimately move towards an upward trajectory of growth and success. As we expand our service offerings, we need an individual to oversee the execution of the business’ goals. This role will work closely with the owner to set priorities, hire/manage new team members and manage day-to-day activities in the organization. 

In this leadership role, the ideal candidate will optimize inefficient processes, reduce rework, ensure team members are motivated and drive sustainable results. The success of this role will be based on the company’s ROI. 

As a small organization, the program manager will need the temperament to feel comfortable driving results in a flexible environment. As a business positioned for growth, the first 60 days will be focused on standardizing all systems, coordinating project plans and identifying resource gaps within the organization. 

This is a remote, part-time position; we are looking for someone who can work for about  8 to 15 hours a week.

Typical day-to-day program management activities include:

  • Planning and monitoring program execution.

  • Project coordination and managing project interdependencies.

  • Creating and managing a budget.

  • Cross-project resource management.

  • Identifying and addressing problems and risks.

  • Standard operating procedure documentation.

  • Team communications and problem-solving.

  • Aligning or realigning deliverables with program outcomes.

Key Skills Needed:

  • Highly analytical and organized

  • Excellent teambuilders

  • Great negotiators and influencers

  • Adept at conflict resolution

  • Creative problem solvers

  • Outstanding planning and resource management 

  • Able to see the bigger picture and sell their vision

Please include the following information in your cover letter:

  • Have you used any of the following tools or software: Calendly, Slack, Google Docs, Survicate, Asana or Cloze. Are there any other tools or software that you’ve used?

  • If you had to rank your skills, what would you consider the top 3 skills you bring to the position?

  • Please provide an example of a business goal or objective that you were instrumental in accomplishing? 

  • Are you familiar with the vegan lifestyle?

  • What makes you the ideal candidate for this role? 

  • On a scale of 1 to 5, how comfortable are you with technology? 

  • Please apply a link to a video on why you would be great at and love this position (optional, but recommended)