Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop high-quality properties in the world’s most vibrant centers of commerce, approximately 990 million square feet in 19 countries. Some of the world’s largest brands (e.g., Amazon, BMW, DHL, FedEx, Pepsi) turn to us because they know an efficient supply chain will make their businesses run better, and a strategic relationship with Prologis will create competitive advantage. As the top ranked U.S. company and sixth overall among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, we take our global footprint seriously.
Job Title:Director of Agile PMO
Do you want to play a role in global commerce?
As the Director of Agile PMO, you will have oversight to the Prologis Agile IT Project Management Office (APMO). The position is responsible for ensuring that all IT delivery leads have been provided with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) and Project Management standards that the APMO have identified, trained, and communicated. Although SAFe Agile is the selected framework, foundational project management capabilities are expected from all that play a role in APMO and IT delivery. As someone that is passionate about helping teams realize their full potential, the APMO Director will deliver training and coaching. APMO systems used by the IT departments include strategic planning, ongoing status of initiatives, and reporting to all levels of management. Integrity is of utmost importance when leading IT management to drive initiatives in alignment with the business, to meet short and long term business needs and value expectations.
The success of this role is resolved on leadership and growth of the IT organization in their Agile maturity. Prologis IT utilizes trusted partners and this position is encouraged to be experienced working and advising in this model. The IT department is fast paced with fluid changes and the APMO Director needs to pivot quickly to meet these needs.
What’s needed in order to do that:
Lead IT and Business teams to drive technical delivery through the organization based on Agile, Scaled Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Deliver practices and automation.
Ensure Scaled Agile governance processes and decisions are applied consistently.
Provide leadership and coaching within Agile and Coaching Communities of Practice.
Provide leadership role in terms of evaluating and reporting metrics to continually drive and measure quality.
Partner with IT Finance for alignment on execution and tracking of initiatives.
Assessment of third party Agile practices.
Owner of all APMO systems including responsibility of usage standard methodologies.
Utilize a combination of classroom training and hands-on coaching and mentoring.
Serve as the go-to specialist on agile methods; challenges team members to use a focused agile approach for developing quality software.
Partner with Operational Excellence team for business alignment.
Assist with adhoc requests from CIO and head of IT Governance.
Tell us if you’re ready.
Demonstrable experience leading a PMO with effective IT governance in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and/or other agile delivery.
Experience leading all aspects of Enterprise and large budget IT initiatives.
Shown ability to establish relationships and work multi-functionally with diverse leaders and trusted partners including on and offshore resources.
Able to communicate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Solid ability to craft and implement dashboards; ability to analyze data and communicate it in a way that tells a story.
Comfortable with change; can handle the unexpected with flexibility.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to work with a collaborative approach and build trust with others.
5-10+ years of experience in managing and coaching in an Agile PMO.
5+ years of experience working in an agile / scrum environment with a shown appreciation for large enterprise standards.
5+ years of experience as a project manager in a traditional PMP environment.
SAFe SPC certification.
Proficient knowledge of Agile/DevOps/Program Management. Lifecycle Methodologies & Standards.
Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills.
Experience working in a geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-group.
Knowledge and experience using Jira Align, Jira, Confluence, Apptio.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification preferred.
Technical solution architect experience preferred.
Knowledge of Financial industry is preferred.
Target base compensation range of: $122,000 - $153,000, plus variable compensation (bonus target & equity) to be discussed during initial phone interview.
All full-time roles in the US come with a robust benefits package which includes healthcare, dental, and vision insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Prologis also offers several other wellness, financial, and work/lifestyle-specific benefits. Our 401(k) retirement plan has a company match of 50% up to 12% of eligible compensation. We also offer generous PTO with a starting accrual of 22 days a year in addition to paid holidays and volunteer time.
As a condition to the commencement of your employment, Prologis requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks after your second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two (2) weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Prologis will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as to the vaccination requirement on the basis of a disability or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable law.#LI-LG
Each of us working at Prologis plays an essential role in the enduring success of our company. We value people who are decisive, courageous and adaptable. While we are one company, locations and departments operate with autonomy and accountability. Individuals take the initiative here.
When you join Prologis, you work shoulder to shoulder with some of the top talent in the industry to do the best work of your career. Every employee belongs. Every employee contributes. Employees advance their careers here.
As a successful global enterprise, Prologis has never lost sight of what matters most, our strong belief that our people are the most important part of our business. And because of that, we provide a generous total rewards package and take a lot of time to focus on quality management and leadership development. People come first here.All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background verification. Prologis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Employment Type:Full time