Project Manager/ Scrum Master

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Primary point of accountability to business sponsors and other parties for planning, day-to-day execution, management, implementation and reporting of medium to large projects and/or small to medium programs often of varying scope, high complexity and non-contained risk that support basic to moderately complex business unit or corporate goals. Project/Program objectives address complex business goals. The project/program will typically span multiple IT and/or business areas. Projects / programs may be concurrent and/or overlap. Accountable to manage and monitor project tasks and controls during project planning and delivery activities to ensure on-time and quality goals are met within scope and budget. Work independently and apply advanced project and program management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, communications and presentations in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations. Understand, apply, promote and contribute to MassMutual delivery methodologies, standards and tools.

  • Accountable to the Product Owner and Program Manager for leading agile development teams to deliver goals of the sprint and the overall initiative.

  • Deliver project/program objectives on-time, with quality, within scope and budget.

  • Develop, manage, monitor and report on all project tasks, activities, expectations, controls and deliverables.

  • Understand, apply, promote and contribute to Agile delivery methodologies, standards and tools.

  • Demonstrate proven capability to be resilient and agile at the same time.

  • Provide input into and/or influence business strategies and direction that determine and shape projects.

  • Supply accurate project estimates and tightly manage project budget, approved funding, forecasts and actuals.

  • Secure and maintain project resources and actively manage resource plan; direct other project managers.

  • Remain focused on big picture and prioritize competing responsibilities.

  • Understand, apply, promote and contribute to MassMutual delivery methodologies, standards and tools.

  • Provide solutions and continuous improvement opportunities to efficiently solve problems and provide critical thinking skills.

  • Gain recognition as a trusted advisor / leader with customers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization across business and IT.

  • Listen and effectively communicate with clarity, precision and transparency.

  • Naturally lead and command authority; influence and inspire across a matrixed organization (i.e. without control or positional authority).

  • Hold self and project team accountable for outcome.

  • Remove barriers to enable project team to complete objectives no matter how difficult; drive and influence decisions.

  • Proactively coach and mentor team members within your organization and across the enterprise.

  • Effectively negotiate priorities and solutions.

  • Manage vendor relationships as required.

  • Drive lessons learned and knowledge retention for future use. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelors degree

  • 2-3+ years of Agile project delivery experience.

  • 5-7+ years of project management experience.

  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

  • 5+ years of project management experience or role with transferable skill set

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • 2+ years of Agile project delivery experience

  • Background in customer facing channels with particular focus on authentication

  • Experience with analytics or data-centric projects

  • Experience with managing vendor delivery and relationships

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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