Senior Application Program Manager
We are Systematix and we are looking for aSenior Application Program Managerwith some experience in business transformationto support a long-term engagementwith one of our key clients in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Along with Portfolio Definition and Strategic Roadmaps, as their Senior Application Program Manager, you will be leading the Application Services team along with Application Developers and Business Analysts towards a major enterprise-level transformation initiative of modernizing in-house legacy applications and technology footprint, including leveraging cloud and next generational capabilities (SaaS, PaaS, AI, ML, Automation, Analytics, Big data) to deliver the following key business objectives:
Stable Technology Platform– significantly lowering the downtime and technology risks to perform day-to-day service transactions by moving to modern technology and exploring customer online functionality to meet present and future business needs
Cost Effectiveness– bring down operating costs and IT risks of managing and supporting legacy systems by moving into new Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications
Standardization –leveragethe Microsoft Dynamics platform for digital and common services deliveryutilizing Mulesoft technology services as a corporate standard for all system integration related needs.
Automated Integrations –ensure that disparate systems have automated integration for cross pollination of data and operation
Secured Solution– improved infrastructure, processes, procedures and controls to protect customer information from security threats.
Online Services– expanding online service offerings for high customer value and volume with low complexity service transactions.
ABOUT THE RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead large teams to drive complex programs/campaigns to completion based on scope and budget
Contribute to buildout of a PMO team and evangelize and evolve organizational processes to enable closer synchronization between PMO, Product, Engineering, QA, and Design
Lead planning and execution of high impact programs and teams
Build, manage, and track progress on release plans
Identify and manage cross-project dependencies
Anticipate and mitigate team and program risks
Collaborate with cross functional teams to track dependencies, plan releases, and to resolve blocking issues
Communication on team and program status to management
ABOUT THE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree or higher in CS, CIS, MIS or equivalent
At least 7 years' experience in IT application management including managing and motivating technical personnel.
Experience in managing teams using ITIL processes
Previous working experience in IT applications project management
Proven ability to work with business leaders to develop and align application strategies to business objectives
Ability to translate the application strategy into plans and actions
In-depth knowledge of Information Technology application evaluation, development, implementation, quality assurance and production support
In-Depth knowledge of Commercial off the Shelf product life cycle
Familiarity with client/server application computing environments, SaaS, client server applications and relational database concepts.
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification is an asset.
Experience collaborating with or managing complex cross-departmental teams in a Lean-Agile environment is an asset.
Thorough understanding of program/project management techniques and methods.
Budget and financial project control acumen
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Must be a team player and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Action orientated with ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-moving environment.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This is a long-term engagement, in a hybrid role of remote and an estimated 1-2 weeks-a-month of onsite work at client's Winnipegoffices.
If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us or submit your resume email@example.com.Or, if you know someone who meets these qualifications, please forward this assignment opportunity to them.
Systematix is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned National Consulting and Resourcing firms. With offices across North America we provide the highest caliber consulting solutions to a diverse client base that includes all levels of Government and private industry sectors.
Systematix is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and is proud to be anequal opportunity employer.
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Job: Senior Application Program Manager
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