Sirius XM Radio Inc. Program Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Job Title

Program Manager


District Of Columbia



Type of Position


Job Description

Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager is responsible at the program level. The Program Manager will ensure projects are organized and managed consistent with the PMO process and procedures. On each program/project, the Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that the program is delivered on time, within budget, at a high-level of quality. The Program Manager can manage internal teams, vendors/partners, and external resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that assigned programs are managed and projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget while following the PMO processes and procedures.

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.

  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation using SiriusXM portfolio management system (Planview).

  • Secure commitments from line managers.

  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.

  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.

  • Report and escalate to management as needed.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders and ensure program / projects statues are well communicated and appropriate approvals / sign-offs are obtained.

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

  • Monitor performance, improvement, and enhancement requirements to align with business needs.

  • Determine scope of work efforts and apportion work into discrete manageable projects.

  • Ensure that management priorities are followed and that goals are met.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers or equivalent, relevant experience.

  • 5+ years as a project manager.

  • Strong background with software development life cycles including operational support.

  • Strong background with project management methodologies (Waterfall, Scrum).

  • Strong experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Projects.

  • PMP/Scrum certification is a plus.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector.

  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience managing programs.

  • Experience with application development and testing.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.