Program Manager in Columbus, OH at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 12/30/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/30/2021
  • Job ID:
    21-01812

Job Description

Title: Program Manager

Location: Columbus, OH (Remote)

Duration: 6+ months

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Facilitates delivery of a program by ensuring the team drives commitments to completion on time and quality.

Champion agile methodologies throughout the development process and adherence to the DPG SDLC. May act as scrum master to 1-2 teams. Ensure appropriate ceremonies occur with valuable outcomes. Drives continuous team improvement. Coach on agile practices within assigned programs.

Ensures projects follow the DPG SDLC including a prioritized backlog, documented delivery plan, iteration 0 and dependency identification.

Own and manage communication plan across program. Ensure transparency and buy in on key decisions. Proactively removes impediments to ensure successful delivery of team commitments. Drives issue resolution and risk mitigation.

Ensures coordination for the successful release of projects in line with DPG SDLC.

Ensures customer support is appropriately prioritized and SLAs are honored.

May participates in the identification of needs for process or creation.

Desired Attributes:

In depth knowledge of software development and adoption, ideally in Ed Tech

Agile program and project management experience preferred

Experience as a scrum master

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification is a plus

Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure

Able to work with a wide group of stakeholders in a positive and collaborative manner

Ability to travel on occasion

Open style of communication to foster efficient flow of ideas and build consensus across the project

Cross-disciplinary understanding of product management, software development, and quality assurance

Flexible and adaptable to tools and ways of working

Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure

Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, collaboration, organizational and critical thinking

Capable of communicating with a wide audience of individuals

Growth mindset, adaptable and open to change, interested in improving over time

Positive attitude

Capable of influence in a matrix structure where authority may lie elsewhere

Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, Slack a plus.

Planning & Coordination For scope of responsibilities:

Supports the creation of the roadmap

Accountable for delivery plan

Communicate & understand dependencies

Drive conversations around dependencies to ensure shared understanding.

Communication, Reporting, and Risk Management For scope of responsibilities:

Executes on Jira driven reporting

Accountable for Jira data matching DPG standards for scope of responsibility.

Identify risks. Communicate to relevant stakeholders and suggest solutions. Ensure there is a mitigation plan for the risk. Follow up on the mitigation plan over time.

Leadership Expected to provide servant leadership within the scope of responsibilities:

Accountable for DPG standards being met within the scope of responsibilities

May participate in the identification of needs for process or creation.

Soft Skills Each of the below for the appropriate scope

Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure

Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, collaboration, organizational and critical thinking

Capable of communicating with a wide audience of individuals

Growth mindset, adaptable and open to change, interested in improving over time

Positive attitude

Capable of influence in a matrix structure where authority may lie elsewhere

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.

In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at - www.consultnet.com

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