Program Manager, Accessibility
San Francisco, CA,US
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The Adobe Accessibility Team is looking for an experienced Program Manager to lead our Vendor Accessibility Review program. This role will be working directly with business and technology partners, vendors, and Adobe legal to establish processes to assess vendor accessibility issues and risks, prioritize risk mitigation activities, and guide the business to make risk-based decisions. We are looking for someone with outstanding program management, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, as well as experience with and passion for accessibility. We are a dynamic, high-profile team that supports every Adobe product and service, so this is an outstanding opportunity to make a difference at a software company!
What you’ll do
Enhance current procurement processes to incorporate accessibility throughout the purchasing process, including new purchasing decisions and contract renewals.
Work with accessibility subject matter experts and provide subject matter expertise to support accessibility evaluation of products used by Adobe employees.
Identify accessibility risks to the business
Support legal team with negotiation around accessibility contract requirements
Collaborate with cross-functional departments within Procurement and Legal on process improvements and workflow integrations to provide improved customer experience
Benchmark the program against the third-party risk assessment programs from similar companies and propose improvements
What you need to succeed
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
Demonstrated ability working in accessibility, governance, risk and compliance
Understanding of accessibility requirements
Experience handling risk in a global enterprise
Self-motivated and results oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience with accessibility conformance audits for accessibility (e.g. WCAG 2.1 AA, EN 301 549
IAAP CPACC certification is a plus.
At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.
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