Current Openings

Program Manager/Director

Portland, OREGON | Contract
Post Date: 10/23/20
Job ID: 20-01016
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: Program Manager/Director -Retail 
Location: Portland, Oregon    
Type: Contract
Duration: 12+months

This position is remote till the Covid restrictions are lifted

Job Description:
  • 10+ years of Program Management experience leading large enterprise programs with budgets over $2M.  Experience of 3+ years as a Scrum Master running tech teams
  • Director level candidate with polished communication and able to manage a diverse set of stakeholder groups from developers thru VPs. 
  • 8+ years of Program Management experience delivering large, cross functional technology projects. 15+ Years of total IT experience.
  • Experience in SafE agile methodology a MUST.  Experience with Planview, Clarity and Aha!  is a must have requirement. 
  • Must demonstrate significant organizational skills leading projects from conception through implementation
  • Outstanding collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to clearly connect with leadership, business partners, and Technology teams
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a demonstrated proficiency with technical programs/projects
  • Proven knowledge and experience with Agile methodologies including SAFe, Kanban, and Scrum, as well as traditional waterfall methodologies
  • Knowledge on e-commerce systems, distributed order management, Omnichannel distribution models, DTC supply chain distribution and fulfillment
  • Foundational understanding of AWS cloud technologies, APIs, EDI, MFT, D&A, infrastructure, and E2E testing practices
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Lucidhart, and Confluence (or similar tools)
  • Demonstrable experience working with VersionOne, Jira, or similar tools
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Own the scrum process within retail suit of applications.
  • Ensures visibility of work and engages with the other Digital Competency Center teams (regional and global) to harmonize tactics and share insights across regions.
  • Ensures physical and virtual meetings and sprints stay on track through the utilization of Agile principles and associated methodologies
  • Helps to identify the minimum viable product for each sprint to foster speed of execution and iteration.
  • Works with Regional Head of eCommerce, retail, EDA team to maximize initiative value & manage product backlog
  • Helps the team remain creative and productive while ensuring its successes are tangible and visible.
  • Facilitates Sprint Retrospectives to help the teams improve, ensuring that the teams adopt a 'leadership for all' mindset that drives individual accountability and team success.
  • Monitors daily issues impacting the team; facilitate resolutions and escalate issues as necessary.
  • Position will be based in Portland. Considering the current situation, anywhere in US to start with is fine.