Project Manager II (Infrastructure)

Project Manager II (Infrastructure)

18 May 2021
Pennsylvania, Coraopolis, 15108 Coraopolis USA

Project Manager II (Infrastructure)

Our client is seeking a Project Manager with experience leading and implementing software, middleware and application upgrades.

Program & Portfolio Management:
• Program Management

  • Scope, plan and execute programs and deliver key outcomes with minimal outside assistance that span across Technology teams, stakeholder groups and third parties.
  • Manages Issues and Risks across program helping to remove barriers
  • Provides ongoing Governance (reporting, monitoring, escalation, controls)
  • Work with appropriate stakeholders, including outside parties, to undertake analysis and define options and recommendations, and ultimately deliver value.
  • Drive alignment across stakeholder groups to enable delivery success.
  • Supports the Portfolio management and prioritization process to achieve alignment between technology and business teams
  • Drive improvement in methodologies and deliverables, as well as collaboration practices and ways of working
  • Supports portfolio level reporting practices and alignment between financial tracking and value delivery.

• Portfolio Management
  • Supports strategic planning activities across product and technology portfolios.
  • Leads and supports Portfolio prioritization, budgeting, and goal setting across products
  • Ensures alignment or the organization and key stakeholders with product portfolio direction
  • Defines and Maintains ongoing Governance (reporting, monitoring, escalation, controls)
  • Measures and reports on the product portfolio (status, financials, issues & risks, etc.)
  • Contributes to and makes recommendations for strategic plans in support of key objectives in a timely and fiscally responsible manner

Project Delivery & Execution and Team Scrum Management:
  • Manages dependencies and drives alignment across product/technology teams and stakeholders on projects
  • Manages dependencies and defines work plans and action plans to help minimize or mitigate dependencies across the product teams and business teams.
  • Integrated planning and roadmap alignment across product teams and business teams.
  • Provides a central point for communication and escalation across product teams and business teams.
  • Ensures resource alignment within and across product teams.
  • Provide coaching for teams on applying agile and scrum-based techniques
  • Remove impediments for teams and shields teams from external interruptions
  • Management and/or administrative support of Epics/Features, backlog and requirements and/or scope within product teams or across projects
  • Build schedules / plans (iterations, release plans, outcome roadmaps, activity & milestone plans
  • Track and report on progress (velocity and burndown, activity/milestone tracking, progress reporting)
  • Facilitate ceremonies and manage the overall delivery process (iteration planning meetings, standups, recurring team meetings, retros, demos)
  • Issue tracking and action planning / ownership
  • Coordination, planning & alignment with teams/stakeholders; dependency tracking
  • Resource planning and coordination; capacity planning and tracking
  • Vendor management, planning and coordination; contracting
  • Manage Change (change management, communications, storytelling, backlog management, scope change)
  • Provide coaching/mentoring and training to build competencies across key technology and stakeholder groups
  • Drives Process Improvement efforts across product and business teams

Learning:
  • Actively engages in self-learning and looks to grow skillsets and experience in the DSG business, Scrum/Agile practices, Project & Program Management , Change Management, and Retail Commerce functions.
  • Learns new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations through reading, tutorials, and videos
  • Supports Continuous Learning activities focused around Lessons Learned and Feedback Consolidation
  • Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to team members.
  • Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across technology teams
  • Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern engineering practices (communities of practice)


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