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Director of Digital Program Management

Date:  Jan 11, 2021
Location: 

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

 

Job Summary:

The Director of Digital Program Management is a strategically important position reporting to the Vice President of Marketing Technology. The position will be primarily responsible for building and overseeing the Vail Resorts Marketing Technology digital program management team. This position will bring value to the organization through thought leadership, design and execution of the digital portfolio, professional development across project managers and business analysts, and stakeholder management of senior technology and marketing leaders.

 

We are looking for an articulate leader that is highly ambitious and detail oriented. This leader will come with deep digital delivery expertise and a proven track record for delivering large and complex portfolios across consumer-facing web, mobile applications, and ecommerce. In addition, the leader will possess strong account management skills and a history of developing high functioning teams.

 

This is a unique opportunity to play a vital role in driving high visibility projects critical to Vail’s continued success.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops a high performing team by increasing the high-potential employee mix, ensuring solid succession planning, and maintaining long-term organizational strategic designs.
  • Facilitates in-person and written multi-disciplinary program discussions with senior business and technology leaders through a commanding grasp of the portfolio, business acumen and storytelling.
  • Drives a standardized program management process across digital key initiatives to ensure scalable and repeatable on-time, on-budget, on-scope, and of high quality delivery.
  • Build a Digital Program Delivery Center of Excellence for Marketing Technology that is aligned to a three-year roadmap, inclusive of people and process.
  • Acts as the account manager to collaborate with business stakeholders to understand strategic business needs, and uses that knowledge and those relationships to drive effective prioritization to deliver long-term strategic value.
  • Guides team through the up-front estimation, business value identification, capacity planning, and the overall planning process for new initiatives.
  • Oversees the standardized structure and management of cross-functional Marketing programs to achieve expected business results.
  • Responsible for building and managing strong relationships with business stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Provides strong program and project delivery mentorship using their track record of delivering complex initiatives

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of experience leading the delivery of complex software implementation projects and programs across digital – consumer-facing web, mobile applications, and ecommerce.
  • 5+ years of experience guiding and mentoring managers through the process of unlocking the talent potential and enabling a high performing team and culture.  
  • Excellent executive facing communication skills coupled with a strong account management and storytelling background
  • Experience managing and driving multiple complex programs simultaneously
  • Independent, self-motivated and avid delivery professional
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with teams across an organization to achieve business results.
  • Ability to drive complex estimation and assessment work through a standardized process, with a high degree of repeatability and accuracy
  • Communicates and measures what matters through tracking, reporting, and escalating results based on agreed-upon KPI metrics and achievement of business goals
  • Ability to successfully resolve situations that are broadly defined, complex, diverse, and occasionally unprecedented.
  • Detail oriented with strong program and project management competencies.
  • Ability to step into projects already in progress, or in need of rescue and effectively assume a leadership role.

 

 

 

The budgeted range starts at $125,500 - $156,900 + annual bonus + equity.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

 

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 

 

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com
 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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