Program Manager (SAFe) (Nashville, TN)

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Title: Program Manager (SAFe)

Overview

The Program Manager is a position that will help lead cross-company coordination and management for strategic enterprise-wide initiatives. The PM will align closely and work in partnership with multiple teams, Business, Product Management, Enterprise Architecture, Software Engineering/ R&D, Technical Operations, Client Onboarding, Client Services, and Marketing, on the holistic success of the IHP program. The PM will coordinate with these teams to ensure alignment and progress against the program objectives and targets. The EPM will assist with planning, strategic coordination of technical and business roadmaps, critical dependencies, successes and execution challenges.

Position Summary

The Program Manager position is part of the Enterprise Platform team and reports into the Director, Enterprise Program Management. This position will help lead cross-company coordination and management for strategic enterprise-wide initiatives.

This position will align closely and work in partnership with multiple teams, Business, Product Management, Enterprise Architecture, Software Engineering/ R&D, Technical Operations, Client Onboarding, Client Services, and Marketing, on the holistic success of the IHP program. The EPM will coordinate with these teams to ensure alignment and progress against the program objectives and targets.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Expose problems and constraints to the organization, including senior leaders, and work together on a resolution.
  • Drive relentless improvement via Program retrospectives and demos
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Facilitate regular synchronization meetings to manage and monitor dependencies within the program
  • Coach Scrum Masters and teams on agile best practices and improvements
  • Facilitate Program Increment Planning and Planning Readiness
  • Manage Objectives, track progress and build/maintain related lean-agile metrics. Use empirical data to help the organization determine opportunities and improvements
  • Understand the opportunities and challenges of continuously aligning a large development program and effectively coordinate Program activities


What You Need for this Position
  • Communicate clearly to explain and defend their opinions
  • Are self-motivated and excellent problem-solvers
  • Are driven to improve, personally and professionally
  • Mentor and inspire others to raise the bar for everyone around them
  • Actively collaborate with their peers, designing pragmatic solutions
  • Operate best in a fast-paced, flexible work environment
  • Have a passion for facilitation of planning, Agile ceremonies, and even tough conversations amongst senior leaders
  • Facilitator of challenging conversations, supporter of individuals and teams through conflict.
  • Follow through with commitments.


Minimum requirements
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Project or Program Manager (strong preference for Agile-Scrum, SAFe certification, SDLC experience)


Critical Skills:
  • SAFe certification or implementing SAFe across an organization
  • Experience working with remote teams in an agile environment and directly with product managers and product owners
  • Good understanding of, and experience with, technical systems; ability to identify technical solutions for business problems
  • Understand the software development life cycle


Additional Knowledge and Skills:
  • Effective verbal/written communication skills, strong listening, negotiation and facilitation skills and the ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams within multiple geographic locations to meet demanding deliverables
  • Self-motivated, able to work remotely, innovative and a detailed oriented professional with project management experience
  • SAFe experience and/or certifications such as the SPC, PO/PM or SSM preferred
  • Ability to travel and estimated 25%


Education:

Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in lieu of formal education

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COVID Vaccination Requirements

We remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster and the supplemental information at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf.

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Change Healthcare operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Nashville, TN. Change Healthcare was founded in 2007. It has 8519 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 75 open jobs at Change Healthcare, click here.
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