We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to organize and coordinate programs. You will provide strategic guidance to teams and project managers in ways that promote the company’s culture.
You will also oversee the progress of operations.
To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone special, who has these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills :
Operates as a team-based servant leader who enables the teams to self-organize, self-manage and deliver programs at the highest level
Advanced understanding of building and governing lean and program budgets, top down, bottoms up.
Lead and implement business and tech-facing program communication strategies
Facilitate the program in the coordination with cross-functional teams to implement major feature releases and ensure ongoing delivery of value to customers
Facilitate program level processes and implementation, identify and manage dependencies and risks, as well as escalates impediments.
Experience leading teams through resolution of program issues
Coordinate and facilitate iterative program level planning ceremonies (such as Product Owner Syncs, Scrum of Scrums, Inspect and Adapt, Program Increment Planning, and System Demos)
Facilitates all of Scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, planning meetings, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos)
Strengthen the Product Owners, Product Managers and Agile teams to facilitate release planning preparedness
Partners with, guides and supports Product Owner in managing the backlog to ensure it is properly prioritized and appropriately sized
Monitor and report program health (i. e., progress of feature completion, program predictability) with the purpose to provide transparency on program delivery of value
Tracks and communicates agile metrics (such as team velocity and sprint progress / brun down chart) to team, management and any impacted stakeholders
Instruct and mentor leadership and program-level teams in practicing Agile principles and practices, identify program / team training opportunities and solution / facilitate as needed
Experience in transformational technical and operational change through and across organizational structures
Excellent facilitation, presentation, conflict-resolution, influencing and communication skills, both written and oral, across all levels of technical and business audiences
Experience and success in global highly matrixed and collaborative team-oriented environments.
History of being self-directed, results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals despite ambiguity and multiple competing priorities
Minimum 6 years relevant work experience supporting large or multiple teams
Experience working with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools
Experience with other agile methodologies, LEAN, Kanban, XP Programming etc.
Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program / project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.
is a strong advantage
Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent problem-solving ability
BSc / BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc / MA is a plus
Relevant certification preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams
Opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding global organization with irreproachable reputation
Pleasant and inspiring working atmosphere
Professional development and clear career path
Training & development opportunities
Competitive salary with cafeteria benefits