North Highland Project Manager in Orlando, Florida
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Exciting work you will do:
Our client is looking for someone to be responsible for coordination of 3rd party vendors. Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology and Business project teams which are assigned to a related set of medium, large and more complex projects, following the defined processes of the Program Management Office (PMO).
The Project Manager will work across multiple business areas to manage both IT and business deliverable. Forms a strong relationship with the business stakeholders, partnering to resolve project related issues, provides project status updates and escalates issues and concerns appropriately.
What you will need:
Senior Level Technology Project Manager (8 to 10 yrs.+) of proven experience managing technology projects in a large matrix organization.
Minimum 5+ years specifically managing mid to large complex technology projects using Agile methods/frameworks: Scrum, Kanban. Proven experience with dependency management and cross team coordination of multiple SCRUM teams using Agile Ceremony Facilitation.
Coordinate cross-functional teams to gain agreement on scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risks, and budget. Manage approved program/project through the lifecycle, including change requests, issues management, risk management, and status reporting.
Experience in managing Individual project budgets size: in the millions. Coordinate with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed program schedule or agile release plans.
Own and drive organizational change management and the implementation of new company process improvement initiatives. Ability to understand and articulate complex technology requirements and milestones.
Must exhibit strong interpersonal skill, with ability to work with a variety of personality types.
Prior experience mentoring project managers and teams. Prior experience managing large-scale technology process improvement initiatives.
Demonstrated PMO process improvement experience is a plus Prior experience successfully managing technology Cloud/SaaS solution projects.
Proven experience successfully managing end-to-end a vendor-based technology COTS solution. Proven experience working with complex and integrated technology systems; at an enterprise level with multiple integration partners.
Able to successfully adapt, build relationship, and influence complex Business and Technology stakeholders. Proven PM experience managing projects with geographically dispersed teams. Excellent communication skills. Proven experience influencing and presenting to leadership. Excellent relationship builder.
Experience working with diverse stakeholders with differing expectations. Must thrive working independently in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Agile (Scrum),must have very strong agile experience.
Working experience with Agile scaling frameworks, preferably SAFe. Preferred certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Professional (ACP), Safe Program Consultant (SPC), Safe Agilist (SA). Version One/JIRA. Clarity tools project management tools. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
** Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this position.
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North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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