Enterprise Program Management Office Director, ITG

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 40189 
Location: IRV
Other Location(s): Los Angeles (CA)  

 


 

“I can be myself at work.”

You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.

 

We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.

“I can influence my income.”

You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).

 

“I can lead a full life.”

 

You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  •  Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones

 

COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from- home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.

 

“I can succeed as an Enterprise Program Management Office Director at Capital Group.”

 

As a Director within our Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO), you will lead, manage, and develop a team of ~30 project management and delivery professionals who support our Information and Technology Group (ITG) You will work directly with the CIO and her senior leadership team to shape and drive a multi-year global change agenda. Near term focus areas include Data, Cloud, DevSecOps, and Architecture. You will be part of a newly formed enterprise office leadership team focused on bringing enterprise capabilities, including the Enterprise Program Management Office, together to drive change and improvement across Capital Group.  You are a transformational leader who engages and inspires others to achieve meaningful results. When developing a vision, you consider long term impacts and make a personal commitment to exploring diverse perspectives and dissenting viewpoints. Your career has been built upon your success in driving the business, evolving methodologies, genuinely engaging with people and cultivating an inclusive culture.

 

Drive: You’ll leverage and integrate partnering functions to encourage optimal project delivery. In identifying and aligning top priorities, you’ll encourage trade-offs that facilitate decision making. You’ll establish and guide productive governance groups and program-level steering committees as well as oversee project portfolios. Your team members will feel empowered to mitigate risk, ensure comprehensiveness, and measure quality throughout strategy and execution phases.

 

Evolve: You will evolve our project and program management philosophy and methodologies to optimally support the Information and Technology Group. You add value to discussions by staying current on industry and technology trends. You’ll identify organizational opportunities to more fully serve Capital Group with EPMO talent, business & technology knowledge, relationships and scale. You understand and maximize the value of effective leadership. By providing guidance on approaches, you’ll make responsible and progressive decisions. You will help shape and evolve our new enterprise office.

 

Engage: Your scope will include our overall people leadership needs which includes performance management, recruitment, compensation, succession planning and promotions, development and associate relations. You’ll build a well-balanced and diverse team with a strong talent pipeline for growth. By asking great questions and bouncing ideas off others, you proactively share your perspective. You’re a skilled communicator and thrive in team settings by being authentic, respectful and engaging. You will play a critical role in identifying, inspiring and supporting associate development, in line with their unique strengths and aspirations.

 

Cultivate: You will foster a culture of inclusion and trust where associates are encouraged and supported to bring their whole self to work; an environment where accomplishments are recognized and risk-taking is embraced. You take the time to create and maintain meaningful relationships. You’re a generous collaborator and strong program manager. You’ve fine-tuned your communication style to influence a variety of personalities. By providing global and strategic context for associates, you will bolster shared understanding and alignment on objectives. You will guide and participate in broad change efforts to set future strategy and resolve complex business and technology issues. Your success will be defined by demonstrating courage when championing new ideas, being a change agent, and influencing open-mindedness.

 

“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”

 

  • Your career has been built upon your success in delivering complex and broad technology change initiatives with global companies.
  • You have experience partnering with Technology Senior Leadership and their teams to drive large-scale global technology, data, and operating model transformation programs.
  • You have experience driving adoption of agile principles to enable teams to deliver and manage products, services and capabilities across their life cycles.
  • You have experience with implementing portfolio management tools and processes to manage large technology change agendas.
  • You have expertise in managing, engaging and building high performing teams.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where critical thinking and proactive teamwork is essential for success.
  • Your approach is rooted in empathy, lifelong learning, resilience, relentless passion and an open mind.
  • You have led large scale projects and have expertise in project life cycles. Your resilience has helped when you’ve enlisted the help of others, sifted through large data sets, re-prioritized, strategized, tailored communication, embraced conflict and identified critical issues.
  • You have had previous experience in financial services, particularly the asset management industry is a plus though not required.

 

“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”

 

You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.

 

“I can learn more about Capital Group.”

 

At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

 

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.9 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


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