IT Digital Transformation Program Manager at Motorola Solutions
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewOur IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it
This position is for a Digital Program Manager in the IT Program and Portfolio Management Office, overseeing several key initiatives for the Digital Transformation Program. The Digital Transformation Program is committed to delivering an engaging online experience to all MSI customers to enable them to understand our products better, buy and service them online, so this Digital Program Manager will have the opportunity to interact with representatives of all business functions. This is a high visibility role and is an ideal opportunity for someone with excellent leadership, program management and communication skills.
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations
Collaborate with IT leadership, business representatives, and project leads to define feature content for Digital Transformation Program
Drive alignment of feature content across businesses, aligning with the strategic goals of each business and the company at large.
Overall responsible for program increment planning and holding teams accountable to their commitments.
Partner with the scrum masters to drive completion of sprint-level activities, identifying and removing roadblocks and negotiating dependencies across teams.
Manage schedule and budget, working with vendors to ensure proper resource capacity to meet demand.
Provide for all project communication, action item management, risk identification and management from an execution standpoint
Responsible for keeping the project data updated on a regular basis as well as providing input as needed for senior leadership review
Analytical skills - ability to perceive and investigate problems, develop alternatives and recommend sound suggestions
People skills - a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts
Project management skills – ability to drive & oversee meetings on one's own, create and execute project plans, proactively manage risks/issues, maintain compliance with company project management processes
Communication skills - ability to drive productive conversations, independently maintain project documentation, drive follow-up on open actions.
Proficient in basic Google Applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides) as well as Atlassian application (Jira and Confluence)
PMP certification and/or other project management certification is preferred
Experience using Agile, Scrum AND Waterfall methodologies on projects, with heavy emphasis on Scaled Agile (SaFE)
Any previous Motorola work experience or experience in managing IT projects for a similar industry is preferable
Self motivated and able to work singly
Very strong team player, able to foster teamwork and a positive working environment to the project team.
People skills to be able to work with different roles and personalities
Ability to plan and organize work
Strong aptitude to learn
Recognize and deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information
Strong written and oral communications skills, an eye for detail
Strong collaboration & active listening skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment
Experience with Atlassian Toolset (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
Experience with Google Workspace
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree from an accredited university.
10+ years experience with project management practices and methodologies.
Agile (Scrum, SAFe, etc.) and DevOps experience required
Travel RequirementsUnder 10%
Referral Payment PlanYes
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.