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 Portfolio Program Manager - Portfolio Governance - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Programming Languages
Computers - Platforms
Project Manager
Computers - Software Engineer
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R21-498 / Latpro-3769787 
Date posted: Jan-20-2021
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53204


Location: Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Job Description

Are you interested in shaping business model transformation efforts? Are you excited about the opportunity to influence others? Are you passionate about fostering vital connections that will help to make our company, partners and customers more productive and profitable?  If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic team. As a member of the Rockwell Automation IT organization, you will join our transformation journey as we seek to improve and push boundaries.

The Program Manager, Portfolio Governance, Enterprise Transformation Office, owns the execution for the initiatives that span across the Enterprise. This position requires self-initiative, ownership, excellent listening skills, responsiveness, collaboration, portfolio road mapping and governance leadership, time management, communication and business acumen. This position will be responsible for managing multifunction efforts to plan & govern an enterprise roadmap delivery. Global collaboration and program management leadership will be needed. You will:

  • Support the enterprise transformation office to develop and manage high-level portfolio strategy, as well as detailed execution plan.
  • Collaborate with many internal stakeholders globally to plan a forward looking cross-functional/enterprise transformation roadmap aligned with the strategy & govern delivery and reporting to senior leadership
  • Responsible for governance of the overall scope, schedule and budget of the roadmap
  • Collaborate with product owners, software & hardware product teams, global process owners, IT technology capability teams & IT - Business Technology relationship managers (BTMs) to architect and deliver technical solutions
  • Establish, capture and report on metrics to measure value realization and reporting on it

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Requires 8+ years of work experience in portfolio and/or program management, process improvement, change management with digital/high technology companies/products. Typically, with 12 years of related experience.
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and leadership skills
  • Strong experience with agile and other program & portfolio management methodologies
  • Experienced with portfolio and program management framework tied to road mapping, budgeting, business case, governance and value realization
  • Managed large portfolios and or programs (multi-year, > 10 million dollars) for over five to eight years
  • Self-starter and possesses flexibility to work in a fast-paced & fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations, with ability to succeed amidst ambiguity.
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence and Atlassian suite.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams, communicate with colleagues in both business and technical roles and develop process that drives scale.
  • Ability to handle the day-to-day management of tasks, prioritization and resolution of problems and issues and experience in implementing action plans to meet objectives.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to express thoughts logically and succinctly.
  • Experience managing the overall delivery through the aligned teams
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent conflict resolution and people interface skills
  • Further education in business administration, operations or project management.
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to distill information from disparate data sources and the capability to tell the story behind it, as well as recommendations for next steps (i.e. measure business value delivery metrics)
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances and pivot with agility to drive outcomes
  • Seek out and embrace relevant perspectives when assessing a situation or deciding; demonstrate clear understanding of multiple viewpoints.
  • Embraces a culture of trust, free thought complete transparency
  • Bold & willing to challenge status quo
  • Strong communication skills with ability to align the organization on complex decisions
  • Active coach and mentor whose goals are to grow and maximize the team's potential
  • Strong coordination and negotiation skills to help keep the team focused and delivering consistent value
  • Serve as a change agent to unify the organization towards common objectives and outcomes (within the program setting) and drive adoption


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (see application details).


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