The Agile Program/Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users. This role may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple lines of business.
The Agile Program/Project Manager will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.
Lead and manage large, complex enterprise-level projects consisting of multiple Agile teams working within and Azure Cloud environment and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams
Ensures the appropriate placement of people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team
Uses good judgment and skill to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints
Provide steady leadership in the face of uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines common to a rapidly growing company with an evolving business model.
Develop roadmap and implementation strategies in conjunction with the Sr. Director of Client Solutions and Azure Solution Architect to ensure we meet the business vision
Responsible for managing and reporting on the program and project budget(s) and change requests.
Ensure that the scope of the projects within the program align with business goals and objectives and are executed in order of business priorities
Ensures project objectives are in alignment with the project vision
Promote collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders
May act as SCRUM Master
Provide expertise in planning, execution, and leadership of projects
Provide program/project reporting and status to senior management
Collaborates with the Director of Program and Project Management to establish standard agile methods, tools, and templates where beneficial.
Collaborates with all other PMO Portfolio Directors or Program Managers to gain a high level understanding of all work, programs and projects currently being executed or in queue for execution to determine synergies, interdependencies and dependencies.
Assists with issue resolution, and roadblock removal.
Ensures proper risk management is being executed at the program and project levels and that the risk strategy is being clearly communicated. Ensures program/project objectives are met and aligned with PMO operational and solution development lifecycle processes.
Other duties as assigned.
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