Agile Program Lead | $100/hr | 100% Remote in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Delivery:

  • Set overall program delivery timeline and manage Program & Sprint calendar

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with senior leadership and stakeholder audiences

  • Partners with marketing technology, Creative and Engineering teams to evolve roadmaps and update delivery plans

  • Identify, manage and drive dependencies across workstreams

  • Partner with marketing product owners and other responsible parties to ensure epics and stories are captured adequately and are aligned to roadmap level initiatives or use cases

  • Plan and facilitate collaborative, cross-functional meetings ranging from planning sessions with marketing technology and Creative, to retrospectives and scrum-of-scrums

  • Facilitate epic and story backlog creation, refinement, prioritization and capacity planning and ensure project teams are following good Agile practices to optimize delivery

  • Leverage various productivity tools to facilitate documentation and communication

  • Support issue risk identification, planning, mitigation, and escalation to project team and stakeholders as needed; support resolution of impediments and risks.

  • Serve as a knowledge and execution resource to the team for productivity tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence, etc.)

  • Improve visibility into a holistic view of marketing activities for leaders and key stakeholders across the enterprise through different communications touch points.

Coaching:

  • Coach team to improve collaboration, productivity and overall team health

  • Integrate Agile and Lean principles into team practices and work products

  • Coach marketing Product Owners and their teams on backlog refinement and prioritization

  • Utilize team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, team health, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and work with teams and their leaders to continuously improve

  • Lead a team of agile delivery leads: reinforce team purpose, define team goals, problem-solve impediments, mentor individuals and support associate development goals

Job Requirements

Agile, Jira, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Confluence, Coaching, Delivery Job RequirementsDelivery: Set overall program delivery timeline and manage Program & Sprint calendar Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with senior leadership and stakeholder audiences