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Senior Program Manager

Kelly Services
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
**Senior Program Manager, Lincolnshire, IL**

Kelly Services is seeking a Senior Program Manager, 12+ years Engineering/Program management and Scrum Master experience for products in fast paced environment including minimum 2 years as team supervisor/manage for one of our top clients in Lincolnshire, IL.

**Length:** 04/12/2021 to 06/30/2021 (Contract W2)

**Type:** Contract W2There is no per diem with this position. There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs. NO C2C, at this time we are not in the position to offer any type of sponsorships or VISA transfers for this position.

**Pay Rate:** $55.00- 60.00/hr. (W2)

**Schedule:** CST

**Interview Process:**

As a technical and solutions senior manager of program management, you are responsible for leading agile cross-functional team of Systems and SW Engineers, Test Engineers, Operations, etc. from initial concept to deployment. You are challenged to meet complex program goals for product performance, quality goals, regulatory compliance requirements, cost, schedule and development budget. You are also responsible for working with Product Management, Marketing, and Experience Designers to define the product, solidify the business case, and author the product and experience specifications. Given our multitude of design and development partners, you will participate with negotiations involving Business Development and Legal.


+ Team leadership for scaled Agile cross-functional innovation teams. Contribute to and promote the development of agile skillset and capabilities within the company. Drive execution of solutions inclusive of concept definition, requirements validation, architecture specification, and governance compliance to our Application Lifecycle Management framework.

+ Demonstrates the ability to see cross-functional impacts of decisions and project plans and execution. Balances scope, schedule and budget considerations to adjust the project with minimal impact to the business. Understands the business objectives of the program and assumes personal accountability for success of the program against those objectives.

+ Establishes standards of performance across programs that are typically complex in nature with cross-functional teams in numerous locations and time zones. Drives continuous improvement initiatives to improve quality, increase efficiency and accelerate time to market.

+ Ability to translate customer problems into solution requirements. Works independently with business in defining proof of value and customers return on investment.

+ Leads system integration planning, release management, and planning for demonstrations, proof of concepts and pilots.

+ Leads creating cross functional workstreams and driving execution for sales enablement, development and deployment.

+ Independently building relationships and working across all relevant areas of the solution business including Sales, Services, IT, Finance, Marketing, Product, Engineering, and Support.

+ Organizes and presents business, technical and program reviews/status to Senior Leadership using digital media, dashboards and JIRA agile project management tools.

+ Recognized as an "expert" in the business function and processes in which the program is operating

+ Motivate a project team to ensure solutions are reliable and of quality, in a highly collaborative fashion

+ Independently coordinates deliverables and project assets to assist the project team. Personally anticipates and addresses obstacles or issues that are moderate to significant in severity and escalates complex issues to management for assistance. Independently engages additional resources as needed to address obstacles or delays. Adjusts the plan per management guidelines as delays or obstacles are experienced.

+ Demonstrates advanced understanding of development processes and product launch scope and activities

+ Strength in hiring, recruiting, managing, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams.

+ Deep understanding of human resources, employee performance improvement plans, and corrective action policies

+ May coach or act as escalation point for Managers of Program Management or grades below

+ Explore and understand competitive landscape in both product and business terms. Define strategic initiatives to align the business to agile product development. Work closely with Portfolio Management to ensure strategic goals align and are represented in the innovation feature roadmap. Lead development of business plans, strategies and approaches to take advantage of business opportunities.

+ Lead strategic partnerships with technology companies (including startups) that are developing adjacent new cutting-edge solution elements. Partner with the Company Ventures to identify entities that are added-value to your business and solutions.

+ Develop and protect intellectual property; be well versed with IP fundamentals.


+ BS Electrical Engineering or Computer Science degree, or related technical BS degree, with MS preferred

+ Strong strategic leadership and analytical skills

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Solid critical thinking and questioning skills

+ Experience leading large cross-functional teams

+ Self-motivated, results driven, manages risks, and thrives in an environment of uncertainty and continuous innovation. Able to drive definition and creation of solutions from skeleton use cases

+ Experienced team builder, great at collaboration and managing resources; proven interpersonal skills

+ Past responsibility for multiple significant delivered-to-market solutions in asset intelligence (Location Services, Machine Learning, Machine Vision).

+ Advanced expertise with software development best practices including Scaled Agile, TDD and Continuous Integration; a track record of applying these methodologies

+ Advanced expertise with Cloud development and Software/Services development integration, as well as mobile application development for Android or iOS.

+ Advanced expertise working independently and as part of a team to solve difficult technical, quality, cost, and schedule challenges, expert in risk management practices

**Apply Today!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-29

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