Humana Associate Director, Agile Program Delivery in Boston, Massachusetts
The Associate Director, Agile Program Delivery is accountable for establishing ways of working and enabling the successful delivery of a Product Portfolio. Responsible for partnering with Product Management Leadership and partners across the organization to develop an integrated delivery plan that brings the product strategy and vision to life iteratively and efficiently. Leads a team of Program Delivery Leads aligned to Product Portfolio.
Facilitate coordinated planning events across the Product Portfolio
Aggregate Product and Feature team objectives into Product Portfolio objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
Coach leaders, Product Managers, Program Delivery Leads and other team members within the Product Portfolio in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
Work with Product Management and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
Encourage collaboration between Solution and System Architects/Engineering and Agile Teams
Facilitate Product Portfolio roadmap syncs, ART syncs and other key coordination touchpoints
Communicate, present, and advise leadership on the overall Product Portfolio's progress and impediments
Manage large-scale, complex Product Portfolios often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrixed partners
Define, track, and coordinate metrics and milestones across the Product Portfolio while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
Understand and report on Product Portfolio backlog health, team velocity, commitment reliability and any insights related to opportunities for improvement to improve morale and productivity across teams
Attract, grow, and retain Program Delivery Leads who will focus on quality and continuous delivery in partnership with product and Agile engineering teams
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
8+ years of technical experience
2+ years of project leadership experience
Professional experience leading the agile delivery of large, multi-team programs
Demonstrated experience establishing and delivering complex programs
Technical Skills: Microsoft Azure DevOps (ADO) Jira Align, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
Proficiency in complex facilitation and dependency management techniques (cross team, cross segments)
WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role). A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 10x1 (10mbs download x 1mbs upload) is required.
SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer (RTE) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)e
Certified Change Management Professional
Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified
Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or working outside of their homes.
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Work within our facilities
Interact directly with members and patients
Attend in-person meetings or training courses OR
Represent the organization at events or volunteer activities
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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