Develops vision, strategy and deliverables of the large international Program. -Ensures program is aligned with business strategies and budgets.- Owns the business case for the Program, establishes and maintains cross functional and regional coordination Organization, Planning and Execution: Maintains ultimate responsibility regarding program objectives operating within financial and resource constraints; Manages project dependencies within the program and builds the program team. Ensures vendor contracts, relationships, performance, and communications are well managed Project Management Support: Ensures proper Project Management staffing for all projects within the program; helps develop project objectives and project scope. Act as an escalation point for project issues that impact projects’ cost, schedule and / or performance. Chairs program steering committee meetings.
Skills: 10 years professional experience 7 years project/program management experience experience delivering global or multiple regional projects experience with formal project management methodology. Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.
Your Role On the Team
As the Scrum Master you will lead a team in applying and optimizing Scrum practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness.
In this role, you will:
Partner with Product Owners, Business Stakeholders, Engineering and Quality to deliver business value.
Schedule and facilitate all aspects of the Scrum framework, including sprint planning sessions, backlog grooming, daily scrums, product demos, and sprint retrospectives.
Maintain the Scrum team’s capacity plan, Scrum board, sprint backlog, velocity charts and burn down charts.
Identify and help remove impediments to the success of the Sprint.
Identify and communicate potential risks to the completion of the Sprint, including external dependencies, with proactive escalation as appropriate.
Provide timely communication throughout the Sprint.
Drive cross capability coordination & scheduling with other project managers and scrum leads.
Manage the release process for the team.
Bachelors' degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field, with 2 years additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
2 years hands-on Scrum Master/Coach experience in advanced, large-scale agile settings diligently applying Scrum principles, practices and theory.
5 years professional experience leading or contributing to large projects, including software development and quality teams.
Certified Scrum Master required, other Scrum certification desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Experience working with VersionOne or similar tool, building summary views, using agile planning boards, setting up dashboards.
Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action.
Track record of leading others and positive change in project definition, project delivery, and process improvement.
Past success in creating high performance teams, inspiring and empowering them to achieve results.