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Dow Jones Agile PM Lead/Manager in United States

Job Description:

About Us

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficiently as possible.

Your Responsibilities

You will be responsible and accountable for leading a team of geo-diverse project managers/scrum masters, supporting, and enhancing our agile practices in a fast-paced environment, coordinating division-wide team initiatives that align with organizational objectives, organizing and refining our divisional backlog, and ensuring our development teams deliver high quality products that meet stated success criteria. You’re going to frequently wear multiple hats and exchange them fluently in an exciting environment with a great team and opportunities to be a leader, business analyst, scrum master, software tester, liaison, data analyst, product owner and mentor/coach every week.

Your Expertise

  • 10+ years of increasing responsibility in Project Manager or Scrum Master roles

  • 5+ years of people-leader skills in staff management, coaching, or mentoring

  • Experience managing large-scale strategic projects in a fast-paced Agile environment

  • Solid understanding of Agile project management principles and how to adapt them to new business environments

  • Proven track record of forming, storming, and norming new teams

  • Effective communicator with a wide range of audiences team to executive

Does this sound like you?

  • An organized and creative storyteller through story maps, epics, user stories, release planning, Kanban boards, relative sizing estimation techniques, feedback loops, and team metrics

  • A strong analytical thinker with a love for planning and organization who can manage competing demands with minimal supervision

  • Someone who loves to listen, easily understands business needs, and can establish a high level of trust and confidence with customers, stakeholders, and organizational leadership

  • A self-starter with a never-ending curiosity to learn and solve problems

  • Able to maintain the “big picture” without losing sight of the complexity within and a knack for communicating various layers of detail clearly to appropriate audiences

  • A natural facilitator when it comes to collaboration/brainstorming, negotiating, and team building sessions

  • A leader, coach, and mentor that thrives on metrics, regular feedback loops, and finding challenges/activities to grow your team in the pursuit of continuous improvement

If these things strike a chord with you, we should talk.

We’d also love to hear about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Degrees, Certifications, and/or awards/recognition that you have achieved

  • Project management tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Workfront, Rally, Clarizen, Asana, etc.

  • Flow diagramming tools such as LucidChart, Visio, etc.

  • UX/UI mockup and prototyping tools such as Balsamiq, Sketch, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Managing and developing employees, goal setting and maintaining, providing career path and growth opportunities

  • Developing product roadmaps that balance both Line of Business and Technical Development priorities

  • Creating and maintaining team and divisional metrics that drive continuous improvement and build high performing teams

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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: Technology Group

Req ID: 31123

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