Manager, Program Delivery

New York /
Programs /
Girls Who Code is searching for a proven, results-oriented project manager to serve as Manager, Program Delivery.  Overseeing execution and resource allocation across all core programming, the Manager will ensure that key organizational milestones are met supported by effective systems of accountability.  Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Manager will ensure that high-quality programs are delivered efficiently at scale within established key financial targets. The ideal candidate has a track record of building and executing programs at scale. She/he brings experience in project or product management and a commitment to the Girls Who Code mission.

The successful candidate has at least 5 years of demonstrated experience managing projects in a dynamic, metrics-driven environment.

Responsibilities: Program Execution

    • Develop a master timeline of key organizational milestones aligned with established annual goals
    • Coordinate deadlines and deliverables among verticals and other departments to keep Clubs and Summer Immersion Program (SIP) project management on track
    • Work with Directors and Systems team to design, develop and implement infrastructure needed to manage programs at scale (Salesforce, Trello, etc.)
    • Regularly analyze strategic efforts across all teams--recruitment, program operations and education
    • Surface key learnings to inform ongoing discussions with the VP Programs to support adjustments in strategy to ensure programmatic success, long-term effectiveness and organizational efficiency at scale
    • Establish and execute a project management framework that will be easily understood and adopted across multiple teams

Responsibilities: Strategic Management

    • Establish a deep understanding of resource allocation across core programs (Clubs and SIP) and across Programs Teams more broadly
    • Collaborate with VP, Programs on strategic planning  and goals setting activities for the team
    • Creation of materials, resources, and other assets to support the Girls and Alumni Programmatic Committee of the Girls Who Code Board of Directors
    • Continuously reflect on opportunities to maintain high levels of program quality at scale

Responsibilities: Team Collaboration

    • Support regular communication across the Programs Teams regarding shared goals and progress toward goal attainment; ensure that conversations are grounded in and informed by relevant programmatic data
    • Surface key decision points for VP Programs consideration and involvement
    • Develop systems for cross-team communication and transparency around workstreams; think creatively about how we can always support improved cross-team and organization-wide communication
    • Establish accountability systems to ensure that program execution remains on track and that there are clear signals when the work is off track


    • 5 years prior project management experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
    • PMP certification preferred
    • A track record of completing programs on time, at or under budget
    • Strategic thinker with ability to manage short-term needs with long-term planning and growth over time
    • Detail-oriented; superb organizational skills a must
    • Thrives in dynamic environment; able to work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals
    • Desire to learn and grow as part of a small organization; team player with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem solving
    • Successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, and executing quickly and effectively
    • Demonstrated experience with problem solving and creative management of multiple issues at once
    • Knowledge of and/or interest in computer science, technology, and/or education preferred  
    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, maturity, positivity and confidence
    • Passionate about our mission and committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs. 

Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.