PPM AGILE PROGRAM LEAD, Core Functions, 100% Remote at Cognizant (Atlanta, GA)

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Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, helping clients become data-enabled and data-driven in the digital era. Our industry-based, consultative approach helps companies evolve into modern businesses. By leading clients in leveraging technologies essential to modern enterprises such as IoT, artificial intelligence, digital engineering and cloud, we enable new business and operating models that unlock value in markets around the world. Cognizant's unwavering focus on our clients is led by over 330,000 associates, who deliver services and solutions tailored to specific industries and the unique needs of the organizations we serve. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant @Cognizant.

This impactful role as Associate Director manages the projects under the TMO Transformation program globally. The Transformation Mgmt. Office oversees two large programs: IT/CS Modernization and Core Transformation (Digitizing HR Finance and Fulfillment) and Strategic Alignment of the organization to supporting Cognizant's 3-year strategy.

Growth opportunity for experienced change management professional to own the day to day managment and the championing of ePMO processes and governace.

Specifically:
  • Create & maintain a consistent world class agile project management methodology and governance process for all interdependent projects and overall program management engagement.
  • Design and deploy centralized and consistent PPM agile processes, best practice frameworks and templates to support the effective execution of Transformation efforts.
  • Engage program leadership with transformation change management efforts establishing change agents' network and PM communications with periodic updates and presentations for Cognizant senior leadership;
  • Drive Transformation strategic roadmap delivery adhering to established ePMO processes guidance, governance and change management efforts.
  • Ensure alignment across sprint releases and program management stakeholders. Provide insights and guidance on PPM agile best practices based on industry standards and SAFE frameworks. Instill quality and consistency across delivery activities.
  • Standardize the management of project release plans across stakeholders (internal and external vendors) and develop prioritized timelines to align with overall PPM maturity goals.
  • Proactively identify and escalate risks issues and concerns to Transformation program leadership.
  • Support leadership with program financials reporting and participate in budgeting activities.

You Bring
  • A minimum of fours years of experience driving transformation across a large complex global organization;
  • Demonstrated skills in Agile project management methodology and governance processes;
  • Proficiency with a prominent project management tool; Clarizen/Planview preferred;
  • PMP certification desired;
  • University degree.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email [email protected] with your request and contact information.
More Information on Cognizant
Cognizant operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Teaneck, NJ, New Haven, CT, Edina, MN, Englewood, CO and Pheonix, AZ. Cognizant was founded in 2022. It has 301000 total employees. To see all 454 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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