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Insulet Corporation VP, Program Management in Acton, Massachusetts

The Vice President, Program Management will be responsible for managing the Program Management team, defining processes and tools to drive standardization and alignment, ensure the successful delivery of programs, and facilitate resource management. This person will lead the implementation of the Program Management strategy to support scalability and meet organizational performance targets within agreed budgets and timelines. This role will also lead key initiatives that have cross-functional or cross-company impact.

  • Drive a performance-based culture through accountability, coaching and mentoring of direct reports, and providing regular feedback to foster leadership, strategic thinking, and business acumen

  • Contribute to long-range planning and budgetary planning at the program level

  • Facilitate decision-making, collaboration, and problem-solving with people at all levels of the organization to accomplish shared program goals

  • Facilitate cross-program reporting and presentation of program information to the Executive Leadership Team, Functional Heads, and other key stakeholders

  • Oversee all program management activities including planning, reporting, global risk assessment and mitigation, and lessons-learned

  • Manage the PM team, setting high standards and driving alignment, collaboration, and continued professional development

  • Work with the PM team to drive the successful achievement of program objectives aligned with the business strategy

  • Ensure timely execution of the program plan and effective risk management

  • Identify and champion best practices in Program Management, including the use of templates, tools, and processes to drive efficiency, alignment, and effective planning

  • Establish consistent standards across programs, using the same dashboards, formats, approaches, etc.

  • Effectively manage multiple projects and responsibilities concurrently

  • Perform other duties as required

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field; and 10-15+ years of Program Management experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Demonstrated ability to lead the development of complex project strategy and deliver on project plans, timelines, progress, and outcomes

  • Outstanding leadership skills including an innovative approach to problem-solving, and an integrated view of the business

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft PowerPoint


  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to influence, motivate, and manage direct reports, matrix reports, and cross-functional teams

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient are essential

  • Ability to integrate cross-functional issues and balance competing priorities effectively

  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and present key information objectively and collaborate effectively with management

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely communicate/ prepare presentations for management

External Company Name: Insulet Corporation

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