Our client is one of largest retailers in the world. Yet their IT department is nimble and dynamic and works with cutting edge technologies. They are currently in need of a portfolio manager with experience including finances, resource management and strategy data analysis and tracking, etc.
Position: Portfolio Manager
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: 6-12 months
PROJECT / PROGRAM MANAGER, SPECIAL PROJECTS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLEASANTON, CA
Responsible for program/projects, portfolio, planning and execution of Digital projects
Lead and manage programs with cross-functional project teams, demonstrate a sense of urgency to drive programs and projects to completion and be successful in a collaborative environment
Develop plans and track progress of projects to successful completion
Track dependencies across complex strategic projects
Work closely with Business, Product management and IT teams to collaborate on roadmap planning, dependency mapping, intake and change request process and tracking status
Ability to handle multiple projects at any given time
Ability to do project planning, budget estimation and management, resource /capacity planning and assessment, financial planning and audit tracking.
Driving engineering metrics and best practices for the portfolio
Adoption of existing Project Management best practices, including the proficient use of industry standard tools, technologies, and methodologies
Well-organized, detail oriented, has great communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Communicate status, issues, and risks to executive level stakeholders
Partner with Program/Portfolio Lead, Customer and Digital Leadership Team, and others to prepare presentations and other communications for leadership/business reviews, steering committee meetings, and other forums
Lead ad hoc special projects as needed for the leadership team
Performs the role as the owner of the financial position of all managed projects
Flexibility and ability to work collaboratively within a matrix, 'virtual' environment.
Demonstrated ability to work with external vendors.
Requires approximately 10% travel depending upon project specifics and business locations
4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience.
5 + years of Project Manager Experience
2-3 years of experience in Program Management and Portfolio Management
Experience with Agile development preferred
PMP certification preferred
Experience on working on large scale Digital Transformation initiatives
Retail experience a plus but not required for this opportunity
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