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American Express Program Manager - Strategic Partnerships (Tech Talent Excellence) in New York, New York


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At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible - and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

The Tech Talent Excellence team is undergoing a transformation! With renewed focus on creating a sustainable pipeline to supply American Express Technology with the best and most diverse talent, we are creating new pathways to tech jobs through our Early Careers Program. We need a highly motivated, organized, and creative Program Manager to help us build out several new pathways to tech jobs through partnerships that supply a pipeline of talent into various work experience models, such as internships, apprenticeships, pre-internships, and career change opportunities.

Under the strategic direction of the Director, Early Careers Program and Global Strategic Partnerships, you will be responsible for identifying, executing, and managing partnerships in the United States and United Kingdom that create diverse pipelines into Tech’s work experience programs. In addition to managing relationships with key external strategic partners, you will work with stakeholders to determine requirements for entry-level talent across various job functions and source talent for those functions from partner organizations. You will manage program costs and resources, while providing regular program status updates and communication to stakeholders across the enterprise on program strategy. You will coordinate across several programs to ensure proper staging of program activities in line with resource availability.

This is the ideal opportunity for someone who is:

  • Ambitious and eager to pursue new ideas

  • Self-starter with a "no task too small" mentality

  • Collaborative partner with high customer service acumen

  • Detail oriented, with strong communication and planning skills

Prior experience designing and implementing and managing partnership relationships, multiple stakeholders and external partners is a required. Ideally you have implemented work experience programs, though other programmatic experience that is translatable will be considered as well.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; advanced degree preferred

  • Extensive business/industry work experience, with shown experience in a leadership role and project management role

Knowledge/ Skills

  • Requires financial acumen for representing project/program financials using internal tools as necessary

  • Solid experience leading multiple, cross-functional projects or programs Certification requirement: Project Management Professional (PMI) or equivalent Project Management certification (e.g. Certified Project Management Practitioner, International Project Management Association)

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-New York-New York City

Other Locations: US-New York-New York, US-Florida-Sunrise

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21022700