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The Agile/PMO Governance & Program Management lead, working with the Shared Services leadership team, is accountable for supporting the PMO processes, performance, methodologies, artifacts, procedures, governance and reporting.

He/she participates in a wide range of business/IT activities including research on maturity improvements while supervising and overseeing Agile adoption, conducting ongoing audit reviews and supporting the Project Management team.


Following are (but not limited to) primary responsibilities:

  • Drives adoption, execution, support and maturity of Agile processes, artifacts and procedures. Coaches Shared Services staff in Agile Sprint estimation & planning, Backlog Grooming as well as Risk & Issue management methods.

  • Supports development of an Agile PMO Maturity Strategy with associated Roadmaps.

  • Creates and maintains departmental presentations to brand and promote Agile, PMO & Shared Services capabilities, services, accomplishments, highlights, news, contacts, key documents and customer satisfaction feedback.

  • Develops and maintains broad-based on-boarding for Shared Services including Agile & SDLC orientation and skills inventory programs.

  • Works with department team leads & stakeholders to develop metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) used to manage, improve and report on department value as well as Agile project & service management performance, effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Develops and maintains ongoing Agile/PMO project/program feedback through defined customer satisfaction surveys;

  • Coordinates and prepares a set of quarterly/annual accomplishments that highlights benefits and value focus for each area of Shared Services.

  • Administers and supports access, permissions and available workspace for MS SharePoint, Jive/Buzz and network share drives for PMO & Shared Services.

  • Conducts and completes periodic maturity evaluations that encompass a current state assessment followed by a set of prioritized recommendations, and 18 month implementation Roadmaps.

  • Supports and maintains Agile/SDLC processes, procedures, artifacts and the Project Manager’s Handbook.

  • Conducts oversight & governance audit reviews based on projects based in HP PPM and associated MS Project Schedules and artifacts in MS SharePoint. Maintains an audit review schedule and provides monthly reports on results and trends.

  • Utilizes PMO tools, processes and methodologies, such as SharePoint (PINE), HP PPM, MS Project, MS Visio and MS Office.

  • Interacts with PM, QA and Development teams to ensure compliance to SDLC methodology quality & reporting standards.

  • Prepares and provides presentations and reports to management on project status, etc.

  • Leads moving PMO to a next level of maturity

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Senior level (minimum of 10+ years) Agile/portfolio/program/project manager experience, ideally within a financial institution or management/IT consulting environment.  

  • Minimum of 5 years working with Agile methods (Scrum, XP, Kanban) in development and/or project management with extensive Sprint planning, execution & Backlog Grooming.

  • Developing, conducting, monitoring and reporting on project quality, audit & compliance as well as establishing a PMO compliance program.

  • Excellent command of verbal and written communication including strong presentation experience for all levels of stakeholders.

  • Working on a large scale project or in a program management capacity on multiple projects. Successfully managing large project team tasks and delivering project results.

  • Developing applications using Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes, deliverables, artifacts and reviews.

  • Developing project, PMO and IT strategies/plans for organizations.

  • Ability to work with team members and stakeholders at all levels, technical and non-technical, in a positive and team-affirming manner.

  • Using and applying CMMI, ITIL, ISO, Skills Management and other related frameworks and methodologies.

  • Understanding and experience in core process metrics identification, design, development and reporting at all levels.

  • Developing and documenting major reports as well as presenting performance to management & business partners;

  • Working for large institutions or large IT organizations in a deadline driven culture. Experience in Service Management desired.

Education Training & Certifications

  • BA / BS degree in a related area such as finance, business or information technology.

  • MBA and Certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred. 

  • Agile or Scrum Master Certification desired.

  • Additional Service Management experience in broad IT and business areas at all levels desired.

Core Applications Include:


  • Lead to Cash

  • Oracle EBS

  • TM1

  • Concur

  • Ariba (P2P)

  • GFCC

  • Treasury Manager Workbench


  • WorkDay

  • LMS

  • PeopleFluent


  • HUB (Jive)

  • Simple Access (Oracle Internal/External Identity Management, Oracle Access Management, Active Directory, LDAP)

  • Information Risk Management

  • MDM & Analytics



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