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WHY YOU’LL LOVE HARRI:
Harri is changing the way service organizations (restaurants, hotels, etc.) deliver the employee experience. From applicant to senior leader, Harri’s platform helps organizations like CAVA, Dunkin’, Noho Hospitality, The Standard and Shake Shack find, engage and grow their people.
The service and hospitality industry suffers from the most challenging labor conditions and operating environments (ie. +80% turnover and intense regulations) and Harri is solving these problems with technology. The market has been wildly receptive and the time to scale revenue and success operations is now.
Based in Noho, NYC, Harri has global offices in the UK, India, and the Middle East and was recently named a Top 50 Startup by LinkedIn.
Hospitality is in our DNA, from our CEO’s early days as a restauranter and franchise operator, and we are set on forever changing the landscape of our industry. We need the very best and brightest to join us.
THE OPPORTUNITY & WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
Within the Program Management Office (PMO), the Program Manager will be responsible for multi-disciplinary and highly complex cross functional initiatives. Sitting within the Office of the CEO the Program Manager will report directly to the Chief of staff.
The Program Manager will also act as coach and mentor to project teams that have aggressive timelines using Agile approaches to ensure business value is achieved. The successful candidate will have excellent logic and problem solving skills and a drive to make a difference. They will be responsible for teaching and enforcing the rules of Scrum and Kanban, removing impediments for project teams and acting as an interface with executive leadership. They will work closely with management to provide status, recommendations and act as key figures throughout all governance activities. Must have the ability to motivate teams and lead them to continuous improvement. This person will work effectively with the CoS to build a high performing team of project managers and analysts.
Key areas of responsibility
Structures and manages integrated, multi-track projects and/or programs of multiple projects
Innate capability to create order out of chaos
Leads the development and tracking of multiple project plans and Backlogs
Establishes and maintains processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle
Assesses and manages risk within, and across, multiple projects
Builds and structures the project team to ensure maximum performance
Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria
Ensures key project and program-wide roles and responsibilities are defined
Ensures the use of best practices and applies lessons learned from previous projects
Drive delivery satisfaction with key business stakeholders and manage peer-level relationships (expectations, communications, negotiations, escalation, feedback, etc.).
Lead teams in establishing and following effective processes to manage planning, development, and deployment
Represent the team’s strategic priorities and negotiate with partners across the organization to align schedules and resources
Coordinate product roadmaps and drive teams to meet commitments based on the plan
Establish an effective review and retrospective approach on an appropriate frequency
Create and collect metrics to measure success of the program in terms of adoption of agile practices, software quality and most importantly, the resulting cycle time improvement
Indirectly manage cross functional program teams
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