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Agile Program Manager
Our cleint is searching for an Agile Program Manger to join their team in Hillsboro, Oregon. As a Program Manager, you will be part of a highly visible, strategic team focused on aligning strategic objectives with tactical demands.
Agile Program Manager Responsibilities
Design and manage program objectives, schedule and resource allocation model to support Agile methodology.
Define, implement, maintain, and communicate program management procedures and processes to enable work streams to deliver against the defined project goals and scope on time and on budget.
Develop appropriation requests and annual operating plans.
Enable effective, efficient working relationship with related and assigned teams.
Responsible for program scope, change, issue and risk management; Identify and manage risks, changes, issues and scope. Facilitate mitigation through relevant stakeholders and governance processes.
Define, implement and monitor metrics and KPIs to report project status and ensure ongoing strategic alignment with short and long-term business objectives.
Establish and maintain best practices and standardized frameworks, tools and operational processes related to project management, collaboration, knowledge management, resource planning, vendor management, and dashboards.
Need to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing large, complex programs in a results-driven environment, and accountability of deadlines and value propositions.
Manage project budgets and scope and will conduct resource mitigation planning for risks that are proactively identified.
Agile Program Manager Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or related field.
5-7 years’ experience leading and managing large-scale programs; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or as a leader in a functional role.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on technology products or projects.
Formal training in project or portfolio management methodologies and/or certifications.
Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution.
Deep understanding of application and execution of program metrics and KPI’s.
Ability to drive large-scale change/projects.
Expert level project/program management skills. Lean process design experience preferred.
Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
Proven facilitation skills. Tenacity in driving clarity and action amidst ambiguous circumstances.
Demonstrated success presenting to C-suite leaders to influence decision making.
Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments.
Experience working in a highly matrixed organization.
Demonstration of strong influencing skills.
Strong Leadership Identity.
Enterprise-level Program/Project Management.
Capacity Planning / Management / Optimization.
Project and Program Management Acumen.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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