Program Manager

Aspen Technology Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 4 months ago

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The RoleThe Marketing Operations team at AspenTech is in search of a strong Marketing Operations Manager (PMO). This role will be focused on helping Marketing project manage several key cross functional initiatives, assist with the budget execution process and oversee various day to day activities. Ideal candidates should have exceptional project management skills, be process driven in nature and possess great attention to detail.

Your Impact

  • Project manage large cross functional activities, including technology implementations, marketing product launches and major company events.

  • Working with functional leads in Marketing, develop clear processes for managing execution tactics, resource balancing strategies, change controls and prioritization processes as well as clear paths for exemptions and escalations.

  • Develop project management templates that can be utilized by program leads, event managers and other key stakeholders

  • Lead the transition of activity based tactics to an integrated set of projects/processes. Develop reporting capabilities to track the progress of initiatives, and communicate status to leadership.

  • Work with key stakeholders throughout the organization in the planning, execution and project management of key corporate initiatives

  • Manage the budget execution process, including the creation and tracking of requisitions, facilitation of the procurement process and ensuring rigor in the recording of marketing spend

What You'll Need

  • 7-10 years' experience managing large cross functional projects with rigor

  • University degree (Bachelor's or equivalent). Concentration in a management and/or operations discipline is preferred

  • Certification in Project Management strongly desired (PMPO)

  • Process driven (Six Sigma highly desired)

  • Experience managing process (Six Sigma desired), execution and resources in a project management framework (Agile preferred)

  • Ability to communicate throughout the organization (at all levels)

  • Experience in the daily management of a procurement process helpful

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with MS Project, Teams, Smartsheet or other project management tools

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