36254- Program Manager- Agile Transformation

Riverwoods, IL 60015

Posted: 11/23/2021 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 36560

Job Description

Program Manager – Agile Transformation



Duration: 12+ months (possible conversion to perm)

Location: Riverwoods, IL


Job Description:
  • Responsible for planning and overseeing product initiatives from inception to implementation while ensuring necessary functionality and flexibility aligned with the company' s long term objectives.
  • Orchestrates workflows across teams and complex portfolios in a matrixed operating model. Partners with product and platform leads to develop the business case, scope the work, and ensure alignment on vision and strategy.
  • Organizes and enables collaboration and partnership across cross-functional teams, with internal and external partners, executes on architecture & product driven initiatives. Drives or assists in communications on strategic initiatives to help drive consensus, achieve clarity and solve business problems. Provide oversight & process guidance for activities.


Experience with managing through organizational transformation.

•             Facilitate and drive decisions from key stakeholders around financials, scope, risks and dependencies.

•             Partner with product leads and platform leads to develop the business case and ensure alignment on vision and strategy

•             Provides leadership and guidances to teams/business units where there is no clear organizational ownership yet defined or where products/technology is not yet institutionalized or adopted.

•             Drives or assists research and/or brainstorming sessions; helps promote a culture of innovation within the department. Translates ideas and concepts into an executable projects.


Mandatory Skills:

•             Bachelor’ s Degree

•             6+ years of experience in Project Management, or related experience


Desired Skills:

•             Master’ s Degree in Business or related field

•             Agile Lean Transformation

•             Strong communication skills & ability to influence at all levels

•             Cross-functional experience


Job Requirements

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