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Director, ePMO Portfolio (Remote)

Primary Location United States Date posted 07-Oct-2022
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Job Title:

Director, ePMO Portfolio (Remote)

Role Overview:

McAfee is hiring a Director of ePMO Portfolio reporting to our VP of Business Operations and Chief of Staff. The ideal candidate will have a proven experience managing a portfolio of programs supporting the delivery of our strategy (e.g., Growth Programs, GAP). He or She will be responsible for rationalizing our portfolios of work into a cohesive view across the business, in addition to identifying programs to charter, ensuring resources are allocated, and monitoring progress against key delivery milestones.

This is a remote position in United States with travel to major hubs in San Jose and Dallas. We will only consider candidates currently in United States and are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

About the role:

  • Lead cross-functional, high-impact strategic programs and facilitate the creation of the portfolio including breaking down the portfolio into work that can be owned and managed by program or delivery teams
  • Determine, track, and report metrics that measure the successful implementation of various strategic projects and initiatives
  • Develop and manage the reporting structure to provide senior leadership with an independent analysis of the overall portfolio health and visibility into individual program status including a focus on risk mitigation and issue resolution
  • Assesses risk, identifies issues and uses structured mitigation approaches. Drive trade-offs, discussions, and decisions across the portfolio by providing leadership with options, data, recommendations, and principles behind the decision-making process
  • Drives plans, dependencies, resources, communications, expectations and change management. Adjust the portfolio as needed to change ensuring continuous speedy delivery against business outcomes
  • Build a high performing Program Management capability and team that drives delivery of business outcomes.
  • Establishes and maintains lines of communication across the enterprise and partner organizations in support of programs and initiatives to improve customer success and drive operational efficiencies; ensuring collaborative and productive program teamwork across functions and geographies to deliver on goals.
  • Instill a customer-centric culture and way of working into everything you do, using best practices and frameworks
  • Bring Lean and Agile principles to the daily workplace, to learn quickly and course-correct on the fly

About you: 

  • 12+ years of solid experience in program management within a fast-moving technology driven organization
  • Strong technology background, preferably direct software development experience
  • Demonstrated operational excellence in leading large, complex projects, across multiple business units, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end and manage multiple programs simultaneously
  • Deep understanding and experience with data driven decision making
  • Strong technical competence, proven business acumen and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Proven experience partnering with or supporting senior level executive(s) or broad business divisions
  • Strong business management ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders
  • Experience attracting, hiring and maintaining top talent; developing and coaching team members
  • Able to operate successfully in a lean, fast-paced organization, and to create a vision and organization that can scale quickly


  • The ideal person is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about program development and management and is strategically adept
  • High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately
  • Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of bringing people along
  • Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn
  • Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite your seniority
  • Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”
  • Low ego — you shouldn’t be prone to thinking that a job is too small
  • Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations


Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Bonus Program
  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

For Colorado Residents the starting salary for this position is $137,500.00. McAfee takes into consideration an individual’s skillset and experience in making salary determinations. For further details, please discuss with the Talent Acquisition Partner.

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