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Senior Associate, Agile Program Management (Public Sector)

Company: Publicis Groupe
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionPublicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients' businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.Job DescriptionAs a Project Manager -at Publicis Sapient, you will collaborate with clients and teams to constantly deliver value with speed and agility. You will work closely with talented cross-functional and globally distributed teams to facilitate the planning and delivery of client projects and programs. -Your Impact:

  • Support the planning, documentation, and implementation of project requirements and activities in alignment with established goals -
  • Understand the client's business goals, objectives, and performance measurements to facilitate delivery of strategic value
  • Work directly with project managers to provide guidance and support when implementing policies, processes, and initiatives to ensure projects are be executed to deliver transformative outcomes
  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures, while proactively reporting the status of these to stakeholders
  • Proactively use tools and techniques (e.g., Kanban board, story mapping) to visualize work items, their statuses, and bottlenecks
  • Help teams manage and resolve multi-dimensional problems at various levels, with a focus on improving performance and team dynamics
  • Organize and coordinate ongoing team planning sessions; document key risks, issues, and dependencies across work streams within a project or program
  • Ensure clear and consistent communication of progress, issues, actions, key decisions, and re-planning efforts within the project team - as well as with the client team - through status report
  • Streamline the engagement between internal team members and key stakeholders
  • Ensure delivery of timely results
  • Begin to understand and manage engagement commercial metrics including client outcomes, leakage, burn rate, revenue & margins, etc. to support account healthQualificationsYour Skills & Experience:
    • Proficiency with collaboration tools such as Microsoft Office, Atlassian Jira, Confluence, or other similar applications
    • Understanding of Agile delivery methods like Scrum and Kanban, waterfall, and hybrid systems
    • Knowledge of digital technologies such as atomic and responsive design, experience management platforms, cloud platforms, DevOps, AI and Data Platforms
    • Flexible, collaborative, and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously to maintain teamwork and optimal project flow
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a cross-functional team members to manage the workstream and outcomes
    • Experience working on digital project implementation including customer/user experience, strategy, data, and technology
    • Capable of earning trust and effectively negotiating to outcomes through consistent and open communication
    • Effective writing, communication, and presentation skills to provide clear, complete, and concise verbal instructions and written documentationSet Yourself Apart With:
      • Willingness to acquire in-depth knowledge of the client's business, industry, goals, and objectives for guidance and support during course of a project
      • Understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, React, or Swift
      • Project Management or Scrum Certification -
      • Having a mindset where no task, request or deliverable is too big or too small; passion to tackle any ask with enthusiasm and excellenceA Tip from the Hiring Manager: -You thrive in balancing multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and leaning into challenges for yourself and your team. You are a team player with a great deal of autonomy and a passion for learning the methods and tools required to deliver outstanding digital products and services. -Additional Information - -Pay Range: $75,000 - $146,000The range shown represents a grouping of relevant ranges currently in use at Publicis Sapient. Actual range for this position may differ, depending on location and specific skillset required for the work itself.As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200.

Keywords: Publicis Groupe, Arlington , Senior Associate, Agile Program Management (Public Sector), Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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