Kforce Enterprise Architecture Program Manager in Hillsboro, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of an Enterprise Architecture Program Manager in Hillsboro, Oregon (OR).Summary:With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now.Duties:

  • Design and manage program structure, schedule and resource allocation model to support both Agile and Waterfall methodology

  • Define, implement, maintain, and communicate program, product and project management procedures and processes to enable work streams to deliver against the defined project goals and scope on time and on budget

  • Develop financial model and annual operating plans

  • Enable effective, efficient working relationship with related and assigned teams

  • Responsible for program/project scope, change, issue and risk management; Identify and manage risks, changes, issues and scope; Facilitate mitigation through relevant stakeholders and governance processes

  • Define, implement and monitor metrics and KPIs to report project status and ensure ongoing strategic alignment with short and long-term business objectives

  • Establish and maintain best practices and standardized frameworks, tools and operational processes related to project management, collaboration, knowledge management, resource planning, vendor management, and dashboards

  • Need to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing multiple simultaneous large, complex programs in a results-driven environment, and accountability of deadlines and value propositions

  • Manage project budgets and scope, and will conduct resource mitigation planning for risks that are proactively identified

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology or related field; MBA preferred

  • 7 - 10 years of experience leading and managing large-scale programs; should include comprehensive experience as a business/process leader or as a leader in a functional role

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working on technology products or projects

  • Formal training in project or portfolio management methodologies and/or certifications

  • Demonstrated success in cross-functional integration/relationships and program execution

  • Deep understanding of application and execution of program metrics and KPI's

  • Ability to drive large-scale change/projects

  • Expert level project/program management skills. Lean process design experience preferred

  • Proven track record of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals

  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills

  • Demonstrated success reporting to C-suite leaders to influence decision making

  • Must excel working in team-oriented roles that rely on ability to collaborate with others

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization

  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours