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VP, Program Manager

Job ID: R-004821 Date posted: 10/24/2018 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

Position Summary:

The Technology PMO supports various business units by providing critical Program and Project management services.  We are looking for a VP Program Manager who will be part of the PMO team that is responsible for project and program delivery.

The VP, Technology will serve as a program leader and manager of technology resources and will be responsible for delivering solutions for our business partners. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of cross-project activities
  • Management of program level issues and risks
  • Leadership and evaluation of project managers and other staff
  • Development and control of deadlines, budgets, and activities
  • Application of change, risk and resource management
  • Managing Program staff and vendors
  • Assessment of program performance and targets to maximize ROI
  • Preparation of reports for executive level consumption
  • Delivery of the operating plan – deliver program on time, on budget; meeting quality and experience expectations
  • Reduction of technology risk through ensuring programs and projects within program to meet SDLC compliance.
  • Escalation for program level issues impacting delivery and critical success factors 


  • 5+ years in a program management capacity for a large enterprise with a high performing delivery team
  • 10+ years of project management experience, Waterfall and Agile.
  •  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Financial services/brokerage firm experience
  • Proven track record in delivery
  • Experience working with remote teams and offshore vendors
  • Experience managing both departmental and project budgets
  • Proven ability to manage resource allocations across production support, maintenance, and new development activities
  • Experience managing both departmental and project budgets

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 3,700 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please login or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017, based on total revenue.

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