Company: North Highland
Posted on: January 16, 2022
LEAVE YOUR MARK ON A BETTER WORLD.
COLLABORATE WITH AMAZING PEOPLE.
MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN.
At North Highland, we believe in doing great things together. With
you. With our clients. With a perspective on actions today that
shape tomorrow. As the world's most innovative, collaborative
consulting group, we've built a space to share ideas like never
before. Do you have the skills, passion and commitment to transform
industries for the better? Think you can bring your A-game every
day? If so, join us. We like big thinkers with action on the
Why North Highland? Every choice you make will give you the
opportunity to grow. It's our employee ownership model - with
plenty of coaching and personal development opportunities in the
mix. For us, training doesn't have an off switch. You'll learn new
things, both during and beyond traditional working hours. We want
people who strive for the next level, then the next.
At North Highland, you're never a number. Our firm is large enough
to scale up, test your mettle and tackle big challenges, but small
enough that clients won't lose your face in a crowd. You're
We started as three leaders and a kitchen table. Which means we
know expectations are made to be broken. Want to surprise us? Do
it. Experiment and stretch yourself. There's room to grow as a
We are looking for a Program Manager for this 1-year contract
opportunity with our Beaverton-area client.
Exciting work you will do:
As a Program Manager you will need to be on campus when re-opened,
Lead and manage a large, complex enterprise-level program
consisting of multiple agile teams.
Responsible for managing program scope, end to end program plan and
regular and timely delivery of value.
Identify and manage scope change, issue and risk; facilitate
mitigation through relevant stakeholders and governance
Support the product owner in managing customer expectations for
program deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and
helping to implement an effective system of program governance.
Define, implement, maintain, and communicate program management
procedures and processes to enable work streams to deliver against
the defined goals and scope on time and on budget.
Establish strong relationships with key technical/business
stakeholders and assigned teams.
Work cross functionally across ED&A, technology teams and the
business to enable end to end delivery. Define, implement and
monitor metrics and KPIs to report project status and ensure
ongoing strategic alignment with short and long-term business
Define and manage a well-defined program management process and
champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best
practices for agile program, management Investigative analysis on
functional pain points (process and system gaps) and strive for
continuous process improvement.
Use data to quantify pain points, develop business cases, and tell
the story to Enterprise Data leadership
What you will need:
A strong history of working for cross functional data product
Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) and strong
Experience with agile development methodologies: scrum, lean,
7+ years' experience in project management
Strong presentation, facilitation and influencing skills with the
ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Proven experience building strong working relationships and working
successfully in cross-functional teams.
Detail oriented with strong information seeking skills
Great listening skills and openness to different points of view
Self-motivated and collaborative with ability to resolve
Strong problem-solving skills
Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Experience working with Jira
Good working knowledge of product model Education
BS/MS degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field.
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), PMP certification or
training a plus
** Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa
sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this
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North Highland makes change happen for organizations who dare to be
different. By melding workforce, customer and operational
transformation, they are one of the world's leading consulting
groups, with 65+ offices around the globe. They break new ground
today so tomorrow is easier to explore.
For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us
on LinkedIn , Twitter and Facebook .
North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive fair and
impartial consideration without regard to race, color, sex, gender
identity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected
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