Portfolio Program Manager

11 - 15 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/27/18
San Jose, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/27/18
  • Portfolio Management

? Assist in portfolio roadmap execution by collaborating with IT delivery leads and project managers on project initiation activities such as project definition, dependencies, scope, resourcing and budgets

? Maintain oversight of all IT programs in purview and ensure that IT commitments are properly planned, staffed, and monitored by working with the owners of individual project timelines

? Communicate changes to portfolio as appropriate to business partners

? Recommend strategies and methods to improve implementation effectiveness

  • Portfolio Roadmap

? Receive and manage the new projects requests from business leaders

? Coordinate the prioritization of projects and initiatives within a portfolioin conjunction with business partners

? Collaborate with our business partners to create and maintain an IT business applications delivery roadmap that includes priority and business benefits

? Maintain business, IT, and PMO alignment through regular touchpoints with executive, business partners and IT delivery teams

? Communicate roadmap and portfolio status to executive and internal teams as appropriate.

  • Management of Programs and Projects

? Lead large, complex, cross functional and visible projects to completion

? Establish project calendars and monitor adherence to schedule

? Act as a role model for PMO standards and behavior

Requirements

  • 10+ years experience as a software project manager with experience leading large and complex cross-functional projects
  • 3+ years leading projects in Business Applications or SaaS based Business Applications, preferably ERP systems
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Tolerant of ambiguity and the flexibility to work well in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal effectiveness and communication ability (written and oral)
  • Strong organizational planning skills and understanding of portfolio management concepts
  • Effective problem solving skills with an ability to identify issues and resolve, or identify the internal resources to assist

Nice to Have

  • PMO or portfolio management experience in a technology setting
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Agile experience or agile certification
  • Consulting background
  • Finance background a plus
  • Vendor management experience
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