Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.

Director Enterprise Agility

Job Locations US-FL-St Petersburg
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 2:42 PM)
Job ID
2018-1300
Category
Project Management
Company Name
Valpak Corporate Headquarters

Responsibilities

Champion of agility across the enterprise, leader of the Agile PMO, and management of the Company’s portfolio. . Leads the team of Agile Project Leaders in the roles of ScrumMaster, Kanban Lead, and/or Project Manager. Supports the IT Business Analysis team in serving and supporting their Agile teams in producing great value in the form of working software. 

 

  • Embraces and evangelizes Agile values and principles across the enterprise and within the community.
  • Fosters and nurtures the Agile culture across the enterprise through coaching, championing, leading by example, training, and mentoring.
  • Develops, implements, and promotes Agile best practices including the use of highly visible information radiators and other tools where appropriate.
  • Develops and grows team of Agile Project Leaders, as ScrumMasters, Kanban Leads, and Project Managers, through training, mentoring, and coaching.
  • Develops and grows team of IT Business Analysts to produce great value for their stakeholders in the form of working software.
  • Collaborates with executive leadership team on portfolio management including facilitation of the prioritization process and reporting across Valpak and Savings.com portfolios.
  • Develops and nurtures the internal and external Agile community, serving as ambassador to other Cox companies, giving Agile tours, consulting with others, organizing and hosting events, and other related activities.
  • Communicates and collaborates with key stakeholders including the franchise network and related working committees for the overall success of the digital product portfolio.
  • Leads and oversees special programs and projects for top strategic initiatives and works to mitigate and remove organizational impediments impeding progress or impacting value realization.
  • Performs related work and additional duties as needed or required.

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technology, or a related field. Minimum 8 years information technology experience with 5 years in project/product management leadership.  Also, 3 years’ experience with Agile software development methodologies, namely Scrum and/or Kanban. One or more related certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), or Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) required.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Strong leader with executive presence and high integrity
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinker
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized     
  • Self-motivated driver and visionary able to make progress despite obstacles
  • Strong servant leader able to lead and work with multiple diverse roles and personalities at all levels of the organization    
  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented approach with the ability to build trust, influence others, and reach consensus
  • Adaptive interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively navigate the organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and produce results within agreed upon timeframes

Company Overview

At Valpak, we look for employee-focused, committed, and passionate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). For nearly 50 years, Valpak has led the way in the coupon mailing industry, providing money-saving discounts to millions of consumers and local businesses looking to reach new customers and strengthen their marketing successes.  Our mission is to help people save, businesses grow and neighborhoods thrive. 

 

If you desire to work in a comfortable, collaborative atmosphere, Valpak may be the place for you. Our workforce is diverse in thought, perspective, and culture. We provide our employees with a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision and 401K.  As a family-focused company we believe in balancing work and play so feel free to use your paid time off as you wish.

 

Valpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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