Senior Agile Portfolio Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

This visible, top performing Agile Portfolio Lead will drive and lead execution excellence for scaled Agile software programs. It's your servant leader qualities that will garner respect and your hands-on, transparent approach that will be influential in building and fostering self-organizing teams: 
• Drive portfolio level activities for the large, complex programs, including executive reviews, capacity/budget forecasting, risk/obstacle resolution, product roadmap reviews and strategies, and dashboarding/metrics 
• Support the creation and growth of high performance agile teams; influencing key leaders and advocating for an Agile/lean culture 
• Coach scrum masters, tech leads, product owners/managers/leaders to evolve the Agile practices and culture 
• Lead executive discussions on portfolio/program health, impediment resolution, stakeholder management and resolution of impediments/risks 
• Evolve and serve as ambassador for the SDLC to drive execution excellence, and effective continuous process improvement 
Required Qualifications: 

• 5 years program and portfolio management (minimum 3 years in Agile programs) 
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate, follow and deliver high-complex objectives 
• Exceptional communication skills; assertive, situational awareness and passion; ability to lead change and influence; confidence to drive alignment in order to achieve objectives 
• Knowledgeable and adept regarding Agile/scrum processes; able to be the voice of reason and escalate effectively 
• Experience working on global teams 
Desired Skills: 


• Exception communication and presentation skills 
• Excellent planning ability 
• Ability to build relationships, influence, facilitate and resolve conflict 
• Scaled Agile experience 
• Use of JIRA, Confluence 

Good to have 

• Experience in AWS, SaaS environment 
• ISO compliance experience.


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