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Program Manager – Agile / DevOps

Beaverton, Oregon
Candidates MUST have extensive experience in Project Management process including developing/driving process and tools standardization and adoption and strong budget / cost management experience.

Prefer a PMP certified Program Manager with experience in running programs over $1M across multiple years. Ability to lead and drive cross-functional, geographically disperse programs with multiple work streams. Job duties include coaching, mentoring and performance tracking.
 
Job Title: Program Manager – Agile / DevOps
Duration: 12 month (contract) 08/01/2021 - 08/01/2022
Location: Beaverton/Hillsboro, Oregon
 
Required skills: MS Project, MS Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint, Strong budget / cost management experience
Desired skills: Extensive experience in Project Management process including developing and driving process and tools standardization and adoption.
Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
Strong interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
Coaching and mentoring of Project team members including less seasoned Project managers in an inspirational and effective manner is critical.
Substantial experience leading multiple projects in a large scale Systems delivery environment.
 Preferred skills: PMP certified; experience in running programs over $1M across multiple years. Ability to lead and drive cross-functional, geographically disperse programs with multiple work streams.
 
Job Description:
Candidate must reside or commute to the beautiful Greater Portland area in Oregon. Client location is in Beaverton/Hillsboro, OR. Their Core Commerce team is a global team of collaborative and creative digital technologists that gets s*** done. Our ideal candidate is a multi-tasking self-starter with proven leadership experience in matrixed organizations.
You are obsessed with details and thrive on lightning-fast resolution of all items within the scope of your program.
You thrive in new technology spaces and easily build successful relationships across large teams of engineers, product managers, designers, and Agile program managers. 
 
Job Responsibility:
Coaching, mentoring and performance tracking
Ability to drive clear results and influence others towards a business objective regardless of reporting structure
Ability to intake high-level business needs and translate them into technical requirements and an executable plan
Responsible for leading and managing undefined and ambiguous strategic initiatives across many functions, including managing potentially large scales of change during program inception
Formulate and drive actionable recommendations in order to solve complex problems
Constantly seeking opportunities to bring high value and commitment to team in order to cultivate a culture of inclusion
You have an equal seat at the table holding cross-functional stakeholders accountable where work is needed to scope flexible, engineering solutions fast and efficiently in order to meet the consumer need
Active Coach and thought partner to multiple functions. Able to evangelize Agile approach, and gain alignment on best practices
Fosters a culture of trust and collaboration. Responsible for setting the tone of operations.
 
Key Accountabilities:
• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with co-workers, the business community, external customers, consultants, contractors, and vendors.
• Stay up to date on current and future warehouse execution technologies, capabilities and trends.
• Excellent Communication skills
• Skills in creating presentations and scorecards
• Extensive knowledge of excel for report creation and tracking
• Follow change control methodology in day-to-day activities.
• Work to establish, maintain, and update strategy (methodology, processes, standards, tools, services) used in implementing supply chain systems.
• Travel for projects as required domestically and internationally
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Proven ability to pull a diverse group of individuals with different goals together and facilitate productive discussions.
• Flexible, ability to deal with ambiguity, and a demonstrated desire for continuous personal growth.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams.
 
Experience Required:
You have a mastery of fundamental project management skills with a passion for Agile principles and Scrum practices
You have a consistent track record of success driving complex global projects from inception to reality
You can take broad visions and concepts and develop structured plans, actions, and measurable metrics and then execute with precision
You have a deep understanding of what it takes to ship software iteratively in collaboration with large engineering and design teams
Others enjoy working with you due to your enthusiasm and ability to partner, lead and influence across teams and organizations 
You are regarded as an impartial problem solver who builds consensus and drives key decisions
You have excellent communication skills (building presentations, editing, and writing) with proven experience leading discussions with senior leadership
 
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business, CS, or equivalent and 6+ years tech exp or business exp that includes working closely with IT. PMP certified and experience in running programs over $1M across multiple years. Ability to lead and drive cross-functional, georgaphically disperse programs with multiple work streams. Will include coaching, mentoring and performance tracking.
 
Email your resume to: usjobs@mavensoft.com
To learn more about Mavensoft visit us online at http://www.mavensoft.com/
 

 

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