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Program Manager

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Hybrid – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on May 29, 2024
6-month contract Program Manager role to support the enterprise platforms team on a multi-year program for a large team at a global retail organization Read Full Description

6-month contract Program Manager role to support the enterprise platforms team on a multi-year program for a large team at a global retail organization

  • Contract Program Manager role
  • Focus on productization of platforms
  • Global enterprise organization with hybrid work in Vancouver

What & Why:
As a result of growth and investment in technology our client is looking for a program manager to join an engineering team.  This role will involve the usual program management tasks in terms of schedule, driving to timelines and reporting status and issues, but likely no dedicated budget. You should be someone who has a good understanding of the ‘product mind set’ and the role of product management.  Ideally you come from an engineering or infrastructure background and have a strong ability to lead through influence.  This team is looking to productize the platform capability of the organization, so this is an exciting time to join.

Who:
This client is one of the most recognizable Canadian brands, a true Vancouver success story who has expanded globally. They are well known for their corporate culture and has won major awards for their accomplishments. They have invested majorly in technology and have had an incredibly successful past few years, including a major strategic acquisition. They have an all-star leadership team who keeps you accountable and provides support while still affording you tremendous autonomy. They are located close to rapid transit in newly renovated offices in downtown Vancouver and have a hybrid work environment, 3 days a week in office.

You:
You will bring the following education, skills and experience to the role:

  • 5+ years as program manager, running complex programs with many stakeholders, preferably in an infrastructure or engineering environment
  • PMO experience, strong understanding of the use of metrics, KPIs, governance
  • Change management/transformational program experience
  • ITIL knowledge preferred
  • Experience in running infrastructure/engineering platforms preferred, knowledge of platform operations an asset
  • Experience with our main toolset: Jira, Confluence, Miro
  • Some experience with Service Now would be an asset

Compensation:
$90 – $100 per hour

Next Steps:
If the sound of this opportunity excites you, and you’re confident that it’s a good fit for your experience and career goals, then we’d love to hear from you! Please send your updated resume to us by applying to this posting and one of our awesome team of recruiters will be in touch.
 

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