Program Management Specialist - Remote

$52,000 - $83,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote (USA)
  • Nov 16, 2023
Full time Management

Job Description


The Program Management Specialist will support the Workiva Global Partnerships & Alliances team. Based on the strategy and prioritized initiatives of the team, this position provides support on larger, strategic and cross-functional programs, and will own smaller-scale projects or required day-to-day activities.

This person will work with stakeholders across the business to determine scope, develop action plans, coordinate resources, communicate progress, and drive projects or activities to completion.

What You’ll Do

  • Coordinates and leads cross-functional team meetings and program / project plans in order to ensure timely progress 

  • Networks with stakeholders to build cross-functional relationships to further build, define and execute strategies and initiatives 

  • Plans, monitors and manages initiatives to effectively mitigate risks. Provides transparency through key status updates and established metrics through communication with  Executives and/or Leadership 

  • Establishes strong internal and external relationships and partnerships to ensure success of the projects/programs

  • Identifies and effectively executes necessary change management plans

  • This role has project management responsibility and no direct reports 

What you need

Minimum qualifications

  • Does not require any previous professional experience, however, typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Strong understanding of Program and Project Management frameworks 

  • Personal effectiveness/credibility 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once 

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills 

  • Teamwork oriented and can thrive working alongside many different perspectives to get things done

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, continuously evolving environment with the ability to prioritize accordingly 

  • Effective negotiator and creative problem solver who can build consensus and drive results in partnership with stakeholders from individual contributors to executive leadership 

  • Can lead through influence, partnering with globally distributed, cross-functional teams to achieve a shared goal 

  • Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information

  • Prior experience within a SaaS environment

  • Prior experience utilizing Salesforce to build and analyze reports

Physical requirements and Working conditions

  • Up to 15% travel

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

How You’ll Be Rewarded:

  • Salary range in the US: 

$52,000.00 - $83,000.00

  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
  • 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success:  Always delight our customers.

  • Trust: Rely on each other. 

  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. 

  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together. 

  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. 

  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. 

  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.


At Workiva, you’ll enjoy: 

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.

  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more

  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

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Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

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