Seeking an IT Program Manager for a client of ours in Milwaukee, WI. If you are an IT Program Manager and are interested email Alyssa at Role Summary Are you interested in shaping a highly effective agile organization? Are you excited about the opportunity to influence others? Are you passionate about fostering vital connections that will help to make our company, partners and customers more productive and profitable? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team. As a member of the this client's IT organization, you will join our transformation journey as we seek to improve and push boundaries. This position requires self-initiative, ownership, excellent listening skills, responsiveness, collaboration, technical leadership expertise, time management, communication and business acumen. This position will be responsible for managing multifunction and multi-vendor efforts to plan, sell, implement, and support service solutions to address customers' complex business issues. May manage the integration andor development and execution of deliverables directly to the customer and in support of major enterprise-wide projects and annual support agreements that often exceeds 5M in revenue. Global collaboration and projectsupport coordination will be needed as required. A Program Manager supports a strategic objective of one or more IT customers, and thereby directs one or more specific projects that are initiated to accomplish that objective. Those individual projects will have individual goals (and, if warranted, individual project managers) but are linked together and have specific dependencies that require holistic management in order to assure achievement of the overall program objective. Key Responsibilities bull Works as leader to ensure Capability teams and Key Strategic initiatives are executing according to IT Program Management playbook bull Able to independently lead medium to large programs bull Works with IT Business Partner to help document strategic roadmap at the EpicFeature level, with emphasis on mapping dependencies across multiple Capability Teams bull Helps uncover and coordinate strategic dependencies across teams, both by helping to facilitate Big Room Planning, and through coordination across execution bull Program Managers may attend Backlog Grooming sessions, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives to better understand the cross-team dependencies bull Program Managers may help groups of Product owners communicate to stakeholders, help groups of Scrum Masters identify and mitigate risks, and will facilitate large synchronization events that are required to align multiple teams on scope and commitments bull Serve as an extension of IT Business Partners in working across teams to manage resource impediments, budgets, or vendor management bull May help identify process improvement opportunities across teams for large-scale delivery and orchestration bull Provides technical expertise in planning, execution, and leadership of program, projects, and initiatives bull Promotes collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders Qualifications Basic Qualifications bull Bachelor's Degree bull Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. Preferred Qualifications bull Bachelors in Computer Science, Business Management, or related field bull Masters Degree in related field bull Typically requires 8 years leading ITBusiness projects of varying complexity and global scope bull PMI PMP Agile Certification bull Three+ years responsible for managing portfolio of ITBusiness projects bull Professional Certifications a plus (ITIL, Lean Six Sigma, Agile Coach etc...) bull Demonstrated experience in leading Agile team and driving change bull Demonstrated success in communicating with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization bull Demonstrated ability to balance competing requirements and interests, keep team focused on top priorities, and find ways to achieve win-win or obtain acceptanceconsensus for best compromise EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. 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