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PLADS IT Program Manager

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Remote, US, 31999 Farmington, CT, US, 06032

The Division:  PLADS
Job Id:  4195

Salary Range: $80,000 - $185,000

Remote/Hybrid/On-Site: Remote


We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.


What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations
  • Acting as a Champion for Change
  • Demonstrating Initiative
  • Developing Talent
  • Managing Performance


What will you be doing in this role?

  • Strong knowledge of continuous/integration tools
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
  • Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Problem-solving and technical communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet tight deadlines


Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of Program or Project Management or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience in Life, Absence and/or Disability industry
  • 5+ years experience working as part of an Agile team  
  • 4 years in a supervisory/managerial capacity in a complex business environment involving multiple business issues

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborates across PLADs and other Aflac teams to ensure program success
  • Leads resources within the team
  • Work with external vendors to define program needs
  • Acts as a champion and sponsor of the defined program space
  • Facilitates prioritization with business stakeholders
  • Delivers on commitments within resource and budget constraints
  • Ensures that appropriate Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes are followed while delivering on commitments
  • Performs resource planning based on program needs and capacity
  • Performs other related duties as required


Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting.  Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $80,000 to $185,000.


In addition to the base salary, we offer an array of benefits to meet your needs including medical, dental, and vision coverage, prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending, dependent care flexible spending, Aflac supplemental policies (Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity offered at no costs to employee), 401(k) plans, annual bonuses, and an opportunity to purchase company stock.  On an annual basis, you’ll also be offered 11 paid holidays, up to 20 days PTO to be used for any reason, and, if eligible, state mandated sick leave (Washington employees accrue 1 hour sick leave for every 40 hours worked) and other leaves of absence, if eligible, when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Aflac complies with all applicable leave laws, including, but not limited to sick and safe leave, and adoption and parental leave, in all states and localities.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA