Program Associate in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary
The function of the Program Associate is to provide assistance and support to the Program Manager/Asst. Program Manager with the management of the New Generation program of Newbuilds, special projects, or revitalization and refurbishment of vessels. Consults with internal clients in various departments
(shoreside and shipboard) to gather, analyze, and report data for recommended courses of action. Projects assigned are typically top priority, high profile, and multi-departmental initiatives for the organization and thus require continuous communication and interaction with the Program Manager/Asst. Program Manager. Manage all aspects of project planning, tracking, and status reporting.

Career Snapshot

  • Project coordination and support the development, tracking/monitoring and reporting of several small to medium size projects from inception to completion, ensuring on-time, on-budget delivery of project outputs.
  • Provide input on project planning methods and tool usage to project participants to standardized reporting methodologies.
  • Utilizes project management tools and techniques to develop and maintain project scope.
  • Administrates team meetings (attendees, agenda, and official minutes) and drafts communications of project status based on pre-defined templates.
  • Consults with client to ascertain and define need or problem to obtain data required for solution.
  • Conducts field analysis & recommends solutions, based on gathered insight, to include implementations of alternate methods and procedures or changes in processing methods and practices.
  • Performs vendor consultations/facilitations to monitor progress and ascertain and define any needs or problem areas and obtain solutions.
  • Develops processing methods and practices for communicating project status to extended teams and executive management.
  • Supports project teams in collection of quantitative/qualitative statistics, performs basic numerical analysis (financial, statistical).
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are
    the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be

Job Requirements


  • B.S. degree with a concentration in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • Experience: 2-5 years within a large corporation or consulting firm with 1-3 years in an office administration environment is required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills a must. Clear and precise communication at all levels of the organization essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strength in communicating in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to coherently define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and find pragmatic solutions to problems.
  • Knowledge of or some experience with process improvement methods & techniques.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret contracts, financial reports, legal documents, and government regulations.
  • Ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, co-workers, customers, vendors, shoreside and shipboard employees.
  • Software: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project required. Familiarity with email, internet applications and AutoCAD system essential.


It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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