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United States of America
Financial Services

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.





Trident Seafoods Corporation is looking for an experienced Program Management Director to lead large scale enterprise wide programs.  This role will be critical to delivering on the company’s strategic priorities by ensuring that the entire organization is aligned and executing to deliver the most impactful outcomes for wide range of company stakeholders. The primary purpose of this position is to manage and support the large scale capital programs for the company.

Essential Functions

  • Lead large, long- range strategic initiatives and collaborate across key functions to optimize overall program outcomes
  • Lead cross functional teams to achieve milestones and organizational objectives
  • Establish and manage project plans with communication of status, risks, milestones, dependencies, timelines and KPI’s across functional teams.
  • Define, create and drive critical business processes that support key program objectives
  • Establish, monitor and measure program effectiveness with KPI’s to ensure timely status tracking of programs
  • Work with analytics and finance to measure the success of key work streams, and guide the team on key levers to improve performance
  • Anticipate internal/external challenges with proactive scenario planning across multifunctional team
  • Facilitate change management with colleagues and key stakeholders throughout the Trident organization.
  • Enforce compliance to approved suppliers, processes and policy but instituting appropriate governance, systems, incentives, and consequences
  • Identify large-scale business improvement initiatives that maximize service, scalability and long term profitability
  • Originate new concepts and innovative approaches for the organization
  • Develop and manage issue resolution process for programs/projects


Minimum Requirements



Required Experience

  • 8+ years’ experience in strategic and/or operations planning
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Operations/Business or related fields
  • Proficient with Project Management Software (Smartsheet, MS Project, etc.)


  • Proven leadership experiences in managing complex transformations across both internal and external boundaries
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills; ability to see the “big picture” while also diving into details when needed
  • Proven operations experience, with  demonstrated success driving operational excellence across an organization
  • Proven experience managing complex operational projects and programs, collaborating and influencing at all levels.
  • Experience in leading and managing cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiating skills, is perceptive and adaptable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate change management
  • Consensus building skills to professionally drive change and process improvement in a loosely structured environment


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.