Program Manager_R-13816

Dublin - Ireland /
Technology /
Employee: Full Time
/ Hybrid
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Dun & Bradstreet is looking for a Program Manager to join our RDI (Research, Development & Innovation) program. You will influence and contribute to the establishment of the program and the evolving operating models through which it will execute. You will bring your leadership to a fast-paced environment, dealing with elevated levels of ambiguity and the general nebulous nature of corporate innovation. You will be collaborating with a wide range of cross functional stakeholders, to the most senior levels of the company, whilst influencing engagement with the RDI program through articulating the potential value innovation can bring.  You will lead in the definition and governance of our intellectual property protection activities.

As part of the RDI team, you’ll:

    • Steer the program - overall progress, monitoring risks, resolving issues, and initiating corrective action as appropriate
    • Manage the dependencies and the interfaces across the program, internal and external
    • Co-ordinate across functional organizations, communicating clearly and concisely with stakeholders at all levels
    • Collaborate with ideation partners across the business to elaborate initial thoughts into tangible backlog selection items
    • Support the growth of the backlog ensuring a continuous pipeline of work
    • Build and manage the delivery roadmap with cross functional dependencies
    • Grow the program’s development of decisioning data, informing our ability to invest further, pivot or abandon ideas
    • Provide transparency into the program's progress, reporting via agile methods, to all levels within the company
    • Evangelize the program and its contribution to building a culture of innovation across the company

About you:

    • You will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Project & Program Management using leading methodologies and processes
    • You will be an enthusiastic team player, pro-active, understands the functions of other business and technical groups
    • You will be understanding of the Agile Development methodology and how using that methodology impacts the development pipeline from end to end
    • You will have experience of managing multiple parties (including third-party vendors) on high profile and technologically innovative solutions
    • You will have the ability to manage teams across multiple global locations
    • You will understand budgetary control and resource allocation procedures
    • You will have experience of working in an API or Big Data domain is an advantage
    • You will have experience with a Research & Development program or the patent process is a distinct advantage

    • We appreciate you may not meet all listed criteria above, but if you have the passion and eagerness to learn and grow, we want to hear from you!!
What’s on offer at D&B (Ireland specific):
·     25 days annual leave (plus 2 paid volunteer days & 1 paid un-sick day)
·     Holiday buy & sell (the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year)
·     Flexible working - hybrid model
·     Employee Health Insurance
·     Mental Health Support program
·     Pension Contribution
·     Family Friendly Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Parental, Marriage and Bereavement)
·     Life Assurance
·     Educational Assistance Program
·     Life-Style Account (D&B will match your contributions up to €40 per month and can be used to claim for a range of health-related, leisure or lifestyle activities)
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