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REMOTE Sr. Project Manager (App Dev)

Company: Live Nation Worldwide
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Our ecommerce ticketing client is seeking an experienced Sr. Project Manager/Program Manager to deliver projects/programs in a mixed methodology environment, providing a consistent, reliable service to sponsors, stakeholders, colleagues and the Global PMO Team. In this role, this individual will manage and deliver programs by coordinating activities and delivery across multiple, related projects that span technology and operational teams and areas. These programs deliver strategic initiatives that enable business transformation in the short to mid-term. They will be comfortable with complexity and will have the aptitude and contextual perspective to understand how multiple parts work together. They will be able to adapt to different areas of the business to meet demands.

One of the Global PMOs initiatives is the transformation for the Global AppDev organization into an Agile/SAFe shop. They will be responsible for coordinating activities within a tech team or multiple tech teams, organizing and standardizing the teams delivery around a set of agreed metrics, deliver and manage unique projects and programs by coordinating the activities of a project/program team to deliver specifics outcomes. They will support the teams agile practice by facilitating agile ceremonies and coaching team members on best practices and ensure visibility to strategic work by reporting needed information via global PMO tools and processes.

This individual understands the importance of setting objectives and agreeing a set of key results to demonstrate the success of outcomes and initiatives. Crucially, they are a great communicator able to communicate through metrics, showcases and presentations and tailor messages appropriately for the target audience whether discussing project health with the executive team or presenting at a conference.

Responsibilities include:

Promote lean principles within an agile environment to optimize team performance and improve delivery efficiency

Support and coach technology teams on agile methodologies and best practice

Collect and analyze key delivery metrics to inform areas of improvement and track progress against delivery commitments

Facilitate agile ceremonies like daily stand-ups, sprint planning and retrospectives

Organize and standardize delivery of work for one or more tech teams

Report status and ensure visibility across all work produced by technology team/teams

Manage and deliver unique projects and coordinate activities within the project team

Manage and deliver programs by coordinating activities, dependencies and delivery across multiple, related projects that span technology and operational teams and areas

Proven experience within the fields of Project and Program Management, and agile frameworks

Provides input on quarterly prioritization

Build and maintain a cohesive relationship between Business, Product and Technology partners to promote priority alignment and a unified approach across the portfolio

Accountable for delivering strategic initiatives that enable business transformation in the short to mid-term (1-3 years)

Comfortable with complexity with a high level, contextual perspective and understanding for how multiple parts work together to fulfil a strategic objective that can transform business

Analyze and provide regular status reports that are objective and reflect the true state of progress

Ensure that projects/programs are executed within specified timeframes and budget in accordance with quality and benefit targets using defined controls, processes and support tools

Collaborate with teams to identify, log, track and resolve principles of professional project management such as Risk, Issue, Dependency, Decision and Change Management, Resource and Capacity Management and leverage these to improve control and visibility

Coordinate activities to promote work flow and manage escalations either within the team or to sponsors and executives when needing steer

Mange the complete lifecycle and facilitate the team to transition from phase to phase

Champion, maintain and improve PMO best practices to ensure the company and new members of the team are aware of and understand the value in these processes and principles

PMP Certification
5+ years of proven experience as a Project/Program Manager within a large agile environment

Ability to rapport quickly to establish trust, respect and confidence that builds excellent working relationships with colleagues and internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization, and external vendors, to ensure objectives are understood, expectations set and appropriate business engagement is in place throughout the project or program lifecycle

Excellent facilitation skills to conduct meetings and workshops that encourage attendees to participate and collaborate effectively and efficiently ranging from small ideation sessions, to internal conferences, to formal steering groups

Facilitate planning with teams to generate and develop plans and roadmaps that provide clarity for the team and sponsors, drawing on a variety of estimation techniques and planning tools

Ensure the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and guidelines are understood and adhered to

Strong experience/knowledgeable in Agile and Waterfall methodologies, as well as other forecast and estimation tools and techniques

Extremely competent in using Microsoft Office, specifically advanced Excel and PowerPoint

Keywords: Live Nation Worldwide, Scottsdale , REMOTE Sr. Project Manager (App Dev), Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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