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Program Manager

Chicago, IL, San Francisco, CA, Minneapolis, MN, Washington D.C

Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It’s our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that help them take charge of their health and health care, from improving their diet and fitness to selecting health benefits, and choosing the right doctor at the right price for their needs.

Our culture is built on a deep and sincere commitment to helping people live healthier lives. To do this, we are committed to innovating at every level. As our president and COO David Ko says, “We are a company that continuously innovates. It cannot end. It has to be in everything we do, which means that some of the things we’re going to do are not going to work – and that’s okay. We’re not trying to build something that is churn and burn. We’re building something that follows consumers over their lifetime.

Here's a look at the day-to-day role:

  • Drive the coordinated management of interdependent projects spanning multiple internal and/or external delivery team over a finite period of time in order to achieve specific business goals
  • Drive the program level decomposition of work across multiple delivery teams
  • Work across organizational boundaries to define program interdependencies and release plans
  • Ensure that all impacted areas are identified, and that appropriate resources are engaged to participate in all key phases of the project/program
  • Build and maintain detailed project plans
  • Track project deliverables and take appropriate action when needed
  • Ensure delivery teams are aligned to program goals, objectives, and timelines
  • Drive resolution of program-level issues using scrum-of-scrums as needed.
  • Facilitate executive-level escalations and program-level change management.
  • Partner with the initiative sponsor to establish a solid understanding of the vision, purpose and expected business benefits of a program
  • Ensure measurable critical metrics are defined and aligned to company goals and objectives
  • Establish and maintains program-level roadmaps. Ensures roadmap items are prioritized for delivery based on business value and/or impact
  • Ensure appropriate domain resources and partners are engaged
  • Monitor health of program delivery; tracks program-level status, risks, issues and dependencies
  • Proactively addresses delivery team impediment; resolve program-level roadblocks to enable successful program execution
  • Lead program level communications ensuring partners are informed of roadmap changes, release plans and delivery status; lead program level reviews with delivery teams, partners and executive management as required.
  • Risk Management: Review/monitor project progress and outcomes throughout the project lifecycle to identify emerging risks/issues; analyze and ensure resolution of identified risks and issues, collaborating with and obtaining approvals from applicable partners as needed
  • Communications: Develop, document and implement project communication plans; manage/coordinate communications among all applicable partners; develop/generate/distribute project reports/documentation to applicable partners

Here's what you'll need:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of progressive experience of project management
  • You are dedicated, willing to identify disorganization and bring the right stakeholders together to drive clarity of purpose
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strives when working as part of a dynamic team
  • Prioritizes typical job responsibilities in conjunction with ad hoc requests and team improvements
  • Develops strong relationships built on mutual respect and a focus on continuous improvement
  • Experience collaborating with Product and Engineering organizations
  • Experience running Kanban, Scrum, and other project types
  • Experience working with Atlassian’s JIRA, Confluence, and Google Apps
  • Experience within a SaaS environment that operates with continuous delivery
  • Start-up/entrepreneurial experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent experience with agile development methodologies

Why join Rally? On top of an innovative work atmosphere and a chance to help people change their lives, we offer competitive pay, daily catered lunches, and an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). In addition, offer the ability to grow, while truly making an impact in the healthcare system.

Rally Health is committed to ensuring that its workforce reflects America’s diverse population. Rally Health knows that such diversity will enrich us with the talent, energy, perspective and inspiration it needs to achieve its mission. Rally Health believes in a policy of equal employment and opportunity for all people based on merit and commitment to the principles of diversity. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job titles, and administer all programs, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, union affiliation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants who require an accommodation related to the application and/or review process should notify Talent Acquisition (

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.