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Director , Program Management , IT

  • 15-20 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Position: Director, Program Management (Leading MNC IT Captive)Role:, The Company is building its Global Program Management organization and The Program Director will drive and directly oversee the largest, most complex programs in Connect Technology. , Lead complex, high,visibility initiatives throughout the project lifecycle, Lead a team of Program Leads and Program managers responsible for program execution, Your team's projects will cut across time zones, clients, and technologies and it is your job to motivate, allocate work, manage execution, and communicate to senior stakeholders, Facilitate cross,team prioritization between Stakeholders and Technology teams in order to create release plans and continue to manage throughout the program lifecycle, Allocate work to and provide coaching to program managers,program leads, People management responsibilities for a team of 3,7 program managers,program leads, Define and roll out program management processes, best practices, and tools to the organization, Responsible for the execution of portfolio and program deliverables and tracking of program health, Manage portfolio and program scope (documentation, change control, communication), Facilitate conversations to ensure Cross Functional Team Dependencies are planned, identifying gaps, and mitigating risks, Track and communicate program objectives and progress to upper management and stakeholders (Program Status, Initiative level Jira Boards, and,or Kanban), Facilitate weekly Portfolio meetings or Scrum of Scrum meetings as needed & execute release level retrospectives, Ensure the execution of end,to,end software deployments across technical teams is driven by the program team, Use and drive Agile and SAFe methodologies, Communicate agile team metrics & drive compliance to Technical LeadsRequirements: , Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, or related field, 15+ years in program and project management or similar role running large projects in operations, technology or engineering, 9,10 years in a leadership role, running large scale initiatives and providing strategic direction, 7+ years of people management responsibilities, Practical experience with agile techniques and methodologies, Good Communication Skills (interpersonal, verbal, presentation written, email), Proven ability to influence & gain buy,in at multiple levels, across divisions, functions, and cultures, Comfort working with senior,level management and virtual teams, Ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously; highly motivated and able to work against aggressive schedules, Positive attitude, team player, self,starter; takes initiative, ability to work independently, Preferred: data warehousing or data science experience, Scrum Alliance certifications (i.e. CSM, CSPO, etc.) preferredLocation: Pune, ChennaiThis position is for a Client of Vertex Corporate Services which is a Leading MNC IT Captive