Vice President, Product Operations and Program Management

| Greater LA Area

At BlackLine, we're empowering companies by revolutionizing enterprise financial systems. We began by automating the financial close process and are now innovating ways to improve global financial processes. BlackLine's drive for continuous innovation has led to recognition as a leader in financial software products. We've automated the financial close process, created global reconciliation software products, and partnered with SAP. To our customers, we bring peace of mind. To our employees, enthusiasm for the value they bring, a progressive work environment that supports work-life balance, and a commitment to their success.

The role you are applying for:

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the Vice President of Product Operations and Program Management is a key leader responsible for ensuring that all programs and projects within the Product & Technology organization are planned, managed, and governed in a consistent, transparent, and disciplined manner. 

The position requires an experienced technology professional with the right mix of relevant experience and skills, an ability to flex between the strategic and the tactical, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and a high level of energy and flexibility to get things done and thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented product development environment. S/he will be a program management leader who embodies BlackLine's leadership principles of leading by example, communicating openly, enabling and inspiring others, exceling with partners, acting decisively, and collaborating effectively.
Responsibilities:

  • Oversee project and program management disciplines to include SDLC methodology, governance and processes, portfolio financials, PMO resources, Agile training and Scrum coaching, release readiness activities, resource planning, and operational support functions across Product, Engineering, and Cloud organizations.
  • Develop and implement consistent methods for portfolio delivery, team structure, financial management, risk management, portfolio/program/project reviews, escalation processes, business case development and cross-functional team leadership.
  • Plan, execute, track and manage scope, schedule, and cost for all projects in the portfolio.
  • Define and implement the utilization portfolio/program/project performance metrics (KPIs) and indicators for progress utilizing metrics to provide a data-centric view of PMO performance and to direct ongoing improvement efforts that will impact outcomes.
  • Communicate and drive adoption and alignment of standards, policies, and procedures across the organization.
  • Support the preparation of the organization's strategic planning and Investment Planning processes.
  • Lead M&A technology due diligence and integration related to new products and services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology; a Master's degree preferred
  • 12+ years of relevant work experience in either Program, Project or Portfolio management
  • 3+ years of experience with Enterprise SaaS solutions and modern web technologies
  • Solid general management capability with skills in the following areas: strategy, operational excellence, collaboration and innovation
  • Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles
  • Independent judgment and mature decision-making skills to deal with programs that often have enterprise-wide scope and may have significant financial and compliance impacts
  • Experience in hiring, training, mentoring and managing a project team of 10 or more members
  • Exceptional knowledge of Agile/Scrum/Lean principles and practices
  • Solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies, and best practices
  • Excellent ability to understand architectural and technical aspects of projects
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues to support the strategic goals
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

21300 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine's core belief is to offer the best service possible to its clients and that starts with offering amazing perks to it's employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision and dental, 401(k) matching, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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