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Program Manager

Company: H&R Block
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

What You'll Do...

As a Program Manager , you will be responsible for the strategy, design, development, and overall execution of the Accelerate Program for H&R Block.

The Accelerate program targets new professionals pursuing technology careers by offering a unique growth and learning experience. The program aims to help participants gain foundational knowledge and grow in their roles, while helping H&R Block focus our talent on ambitious college graduates who value learning and problem-solving.

In this role, you will lead the strategic program management of Accelerate along with day-to-day operational aspects of the program. Ensure that program goals and metrics are established, measured and mitigation plans in place to achieve or exceed objectives as defined aligned with business objectives.

Day to day you'll ---

Develop a 12-month engagement experience, including an initial 6-week immersion plan, that will incorporate all aspects of the program inclusive of; networking, leadership exposure, career growth & development, and overall business knowledge
Establish objectives and metrics to define and measure program success.
Manage the program budget and consult with sponsors, participants, and stakeholders to gain alignment and buy-in.
Create a system for decision-making and communication ensuring necessary parties are involved and you're providing direction and recommendations
Proactively plan for, ideate, and deliver on what is next for the immediate program participants, and subsequent cohorts, by providing updates to executive sponsors and ITLT as appropriate.
Serve as a connection point between Talent Acquisition and Accelerate as it pertains to Recruitment and Intern Program candidate pipelines.
Identify areas of risk to key stakeholders along with mitigation plans of how to manage.
Plan effectively and deliver program weekly updates and broader leadership team updates to key stakeholders.
Design and develop a feedback strategy for both participants and leadership that combines program learnings and the vision for the program to be successful.

What You'll Bring To The Team...

2-5 years of Program Management experience
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Good communication skills at all levels of the organization
Ability to bring together different parts of the organization and align all agendas on a streamlined path forward
Attention to detail as it relates to updates, communication, presentations and all aspects of the program.
Engage with program participants developing solid relationships that open the door for constant and valuable feedback.
Professionally represent H&R Block in the community and on campus building our brand of the program.
Partner effectively with business leaders using risk and conflict management skills to deliver a quality program for the organization.

It would be even better if you also had...

5-7 years of Program Management experience.
An established track record of Project creation and execution from start to final delivery.

About H&R Block...

H&R Block's purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We've been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we've grown to have approximately 12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the world.

We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it's how determined, forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our leadership is. We believe it's all those things, and much more.

H&R Block is committed to diversity and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. All qualified applicants are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Visit BlockBenefits.com To Learn More About H&R Block Benefits.

As part of our on-going COVID-19 compliance efforts, H&R Block is asking all associates to voluntarily share their COVID-19 vaccination status. Associates who are unvaccinated or who choose not to share their vaccine information will be required to wear a mask while at work and comply with other safety precautions.

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