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Company Description

Adtalem Global Education is a group of eight companies and institutions with 26 operating campuses. With a global presence in 181 countries, they have more than 6,800 employees. It is the parent organization of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Adtalem Global Education is a leading educator, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Chamberlain University, Becker Professional Education, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, and OnCourse Learning. Furthermore, they endeavor to give their employees extraordinary opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the ability to accomplish their goals. They promote a dynamic working environment, empowering their employees to achieve perfection. Their employees get benefits of Employee Assistance Program, 401(K), Supplemental Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Tuition Advantage Benefit, Basic Life Insurance, and a lot more. They are headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Job Description

The Sr. Project Manager, ILX is a member of the Immersive Learning Experience team in the Innovation Center of Excellence (ICoE), a cross-functional team that drives Adtalem’s thought leadership, research, best practices, and seeds innovation.

The Sr. Project Manager, ILX will report directly to the Director, ILX. S/He will serve as Scrum Master for immersive learning experience production, facilitating processes, escalating impediments, managing risk, promoting sound practices, and helping to drive continuous improvements at the project level. As part of the ILX department, the Scrum Master will lead Agile teams with autonomy and accountability through key ceremonies such as daily scrums, sprint planning, retrospectives and demonstrations. The Scrum Master will also be responsible for ensuring that sprints are on time and that the teams are adhering to strict deadlines.

S/He provides project management and ILX thought leadership during client engagements to ATGE executive sponsors and project stakeholders. S/He acts as a champion and evangelist of ICoE Agile methodology.

The Sr. Project Manager, ILX must be able to:

  • Manage multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity and magnitude.
  • Influence and coach teams towards high performance in an Agile environment.
  • Drive cross collaboration within a Scrum Team, Product Owner, Sponsors, Stakeholders, 3rd party vendors and ATGE portfolio organizations
  • Work closely with product owners, architects, engineers, quality assurance, and UX/design team members to achieve set goals for ILX Products.
  • Relentlessly drive the removal of impediments to keep ILX Product Development & Design teams moving forward.

Manage team activities in JIRA & Teamwork.com


  • Develop detailed project plans that drive key activities, timelines, and resource requirements to achieve project objectives while adhering to the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).  
  • Track and document the completion of work plan activities.
  • Manage multiple projects according to plan; measure, monitor, and report progress at defined intervals to ensure the projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Modify tasks, sequencing, and re-sourcing as appropriate to maintain progress.
  • Manage project teams and related implementation activities according to project plans.
  • Facilitate all necessary team meetings (sprint planning, daily standups, feedback meetings, sprint reviews/retrospectives, etc.)
  • Execute initiatives and drive accountability for the accomplishment of work deliverables and critical path milestones.
  • Manage cross-functional and geographically dispersed project teams using keen leadership, effective communication, strong negotiation skills.
  • Lead all agile ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, Stand Up, and Retrospective
  • Promote the adherence to Agile software development best practices and act as an Agile coach to the project team.
  • Drive continuous improvement for the sprint teams based on metrics and other key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Evolve, evangelize and ensure the development and product support teams execute Rise’s scrum methodology consistently and embrace Agile values and principles.
  • Guide scrum teams to implement Lean processes in order to increase quality output.
  • Provide transparency and visibility through appropriate communication mechanisms (e.g. dashboards, status meetings, etc.) to all stakeholders.
  • Facilitate technical resources to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with functional leaders, Product Management, architects, engineers, quality assurance, UX/design, and product operations. Makes suggestions for using resources more effectively and coordinates / negotiates staffing changes with managers.
  • Effectively balances the use of both internal & 3rd party vendor resources.
  • Coach and develop team members in support of the achievement of the project.
  • Provide actionable feedback to the project team members.
  • Communicates project progress and issues to clients, especially related to impact of changes in project resources, scheduling, scope and delivery.
  • Work closely with IT and external service providers to ensure smooth "go live" when new systems are moved into production.
  • Completes other projects and duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

 

·  Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field required.

·  Minimum 10 years’ experience in Project Management of Application Systems.  

·  PMP certification strongly preferred.

·  Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills.  Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and work in a fast paced environment with many initiatives.

·  Ability to manage a variety of business, IT and vendor resources.

·  Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction.

·  Proficient with project management practices and tools. A minimum 5 years of full lifecycle project management experience & including knowledge of PMBOK or other equivalent methodology.

·  Strong analytical skills to resolve issues and determine effective business and alternative IT solutions. 

·  Demonstrate initiative and ability to advance projects while managing multiple initiatives.

·  Capability to influence and instill credibility in sponsors, peers and subordinates by meeting project milestones, deadlines and budget.  

·  Understanding of various SDLCs and can speak fluently on how they differ and work (ie. Waterfall, XP, RUP, PMBOK, etc).

·  Understanding of various larger scale Agile frameworks such as SCRUM, Kanban and SAFe,etc.

·  Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, architectural runway, and task definitions.

·  Ability to drive to solutions, and alternatives, reach a consensus, control scope creep, drive into technical detail, and match technical skills to technical needs.

·  Strong leadership, time management, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.

·  Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

·  Experience with Atlassian Tools such as Jira and Confluence strongly preferred.

·  Experience in Scrum / Agile methodologies and best practices required in Software Development Life Cycle

·  Experience with managing projects and teams through JIRA

·  Experience in traditional project management methodologies related to Software Development.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

 


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.



The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

Estimated annual salary
$58,495
average
Minimum
$29,308
Maximum
$98,207

TASKS

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Direct or coordinate production, processing, distribution, or marketing activities of industrial organizations.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports to detect production problems.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

Adtalem Global Education

Type

Company - Public (ATGE)

Size

10000+

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Location

Chicago, IL, and others

Industry

Education

Founded

1931

CEO

Lisa Warner Wardell

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