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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/29/2018
Job Category:
Project Management
Program Manager/Agile Scrum PMO
Request Technology - Craig Johnson | Northbrook, Illinois
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Job Description

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Program Manager over the Agile environment. Candidate will manage multiple project deliveries from the full life cycle in an Agile development environment.

Responsibilities:

Third party vendor management.

Customize solutions for complex issues typically involving DCIO or enterprise level considerations.

Drive achievement of projects/program success factors.

Represent the projects/program and its objectives in all governance/compliance/regulatory and gating forums.

Drive project execution. Provide direction and oversight throughout project life cycle to project team to meet applicable business requirements.

Engage appropriate stakeholders in risk identification and mitigation.

Assess and report health of all projects in an objective manner, maintaining project transparency and accurate status; keeping manager, delivery area and portfolio manager informed.

Proactively identify, resolve, and escalate (as needed) projects/program risks/issues to manager, portfolio manager and delivery area as needed.

Proactively plan staffing and make dynamic adjustments to maximize resource efficiencies and achieve project results.

Maintain resource allocation throughout the project.

Act as an internal advocate for the project.

Identify, coordinate, and communicate project dependency impact.

Responsible for third party vendor management.

Coordinate, document, and communicate project plans and requirements.

Provide feedback on team member competencies.

Accountable for understanding business objectives and how the projects/program delivers them; driving adjustments in projects/program to more effectively achieve desired business results.

Ability to adapt and respond to changes both inside and outside the projects/program.

Ability to predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies to avoid issues.

Ability to lead across a wide variety of project types.

Carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required from time to time.Hours of work

Qualifications:

7+ years as a Program Manager. 3+ years of Agile project delivery

MS Project and MS Project Web Access (PRISM/PWA)

Agile project management tools such as Jira and/or Tracker; and

Agile Methodology certification eg Certified Scrum Master (SCM)

Understanding of the SDLC and/or IELC, and PMO processes

Relevant project management certification ie PRINCE, PMP

Have familiarity of scaled agile frameworks ie SAFe, LeSS

Flexibility to meet business needs

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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