Program Manager

Program Manager

Are you an experienced Program Manager who loves driving change? We are looking for a Program Manager who will be central in Cloud & Infrastructure's continued change journey, implementing SAFe. I am Kristina Josefsson and I am leading Solution Office, which is part of the Cloud & Infrastructure unit at CPS IT.

Cloud & Infrastructure is a department in Telia IT with around 200 employees. We operate cross border in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, and Lithuania, offering cloud and infrastructure. Our technology teams operate in all countries and consist of people from several countries. The inflow of requests to IT Cloud & Infrastructure is higher than ever. At the same time, we transform our infrastructure with new technology and help application teams to move to public clouds. This means that we have great opportunities but also tough demands to handle.

Cloud & Infrastructure is implementing agile ways of working with SAFe as the framework. This requires changed ways of working with investment funnel management, epic planning and stakeholder alignment.

The Program Manager position is in Solution Office. We support Cloud & Infrastructure with cross functional roles like SAFe coaches, SAFe roles, domain architects, solution designers, finance and investment support, delivery managers and delivery administrators. We are 26 employees making sure to combine the Cloud & Infrastructure unit's full strengths into great IT infrastructure with smooth deliveries. It is such a fun place to be with highly skilled, forward leaning people with high ambitions.

Is this your next opportunity?
As the Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing the Cloud & Infrastructure's investment funnel, securing a good mix between fulfilling stakeholder demands and technology development. You will make sure that our money is spent wisely based on Telia's strategic direction and stakeholder needs.

You will implement and drive Cloud & Infrastructure's portfolio Kanban and portfolio roadmap, align long term planning with our stakeholders, align roadmaps within Cloud & Infrastructure, develop the portfolio vision and perform strategic portfolio review. Budget guardrails are needed as well as working in lean start up cycle.

The role is a "spider in the web role. Within Cloud & Infrastructure, you will work closely with C&I management team, our team managers, business control and financial planning, our architects and C&I agile release train. You will represent Cloud & Infrastructure in IT and CPS portfolio management dialogues. You will work closely with our stakeholders on long-term planning.

This is a change management assignment for someone experienced. You will challenge stakeholders to identify minimum viable products and creative ways of solving requirements. You will set the direction and lead the implementation of the changed way of working with investment funnel management for the whole Cloud & Infrastructure. The goal is a strategy aligned, long term, business-oriented portfolio.

Is this you?
You are a natural leader, and you love driving improvements and changes. You handle tough stakeholder dialogues proactively, making sure to find win-win solutions.

You excel in collaboration and facilitation, knowing that these are keys to success. To this you add structure and problem solving.

Your Experience:
  • You have extensive experience in development and portfolio management
  • You have extensive experience in people change management and implementing new ways of working
  • You have good understanding of agile, SAFe and rolling wave budgeting
  • You have strong business orientation and strategy execution skills
  • Experience with IT infrastructure is a major benefit. Procurement experience is beneficial
  • You have a technology university degree. You have a SAFe certification as Product Manager or Lean portfolio Manager
It's more than just a job!
Regardless of the position you are looking for, we will give you the tools and support you need to grow both as a professional and as a person, with us. We can offer you your next big opportunity in a creative, motivating, and welcoming company where everyone can be themselves, with equal access to opportunities. We respect and value the diversity of people. In addition to an attractive and inclusive work environment, we also enable flexibility and offer a wide variety of employee benefits.

If you fancy joining our team, don't hesitate to apply! If you want to know more about the job you are welcome to contact me at +46 70 567 85 25.

We look forward to receiving your application and to make sure that your personal data is kept safely, we kindly ask you to apply through our recruitment system. We are not able to handle resumes via e-mail or equivalent. Selection will take place on an ongoing basis and this position might be filled before the application deadline. Application deadline is 31st Dec 2021

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Sista ansökningsdag 31 dec 2021 (22 dagar kvar)

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