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Sr. Agile Project Manager (Memphis, TN)

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Operations
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

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We’re seeking a Senior Agile Project Manager to lead our Marketing Division’s strategic initiatives. Our Marketing Division plays a pivotal role in shaping our brand, reaching our audience, and driving business growth. As a Senior APM, you’ll be at the forefront of our mission to create impactful campaigns, launch exciting products, and exceed customer expectations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Craft Comprehensive Project Plans: You’ll develop robust project plans that cover scope, timelines, resources, and risk management strategies. Your expertise in both traditional project management and Agile methodologies will ensure seamless execution.

  • Agile Champion: Leverage your deep understanding of Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) to tailor processes that empower cross-functional creative teams. Data-driven insights will guide your decisions as you drive projects with speed and agility.

  • Strategic Alignment: As the main point of communication, you’ll keep all relevant parties informed of plans, status updates, and changes. Your ability to align program goals with company objectives will be critical to our success.

  • Leadership and Influence: Lead functional and cross-functional teams, collaborating closely with Marketing leadership. Your influence will be felt as you champion Agile adoption, improve team effectiveness, and accelerate time-to-market.

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: You’ve successfully delivered complex projects in an Agile environment. Your track record speaks volumes.

  • Leadership Skills: In high-stress situations, you remain calm and focused. Your leadership inspires confidence and drives results.

  • Tech Savvy: Dive into Marketing’s technology stack (Smartsheets, Jira, Ziflow, Confluence, SharePoint) with ease.

  • Communication Excellence: Whether verbal, non-verbal, or written, you articulate ideas effectively across all levels of the organization.

  • Agile Expertise: You’re well-versed in Agile methodologies and know how to apply them practically in project management.

  • Professionalism: Even under demanding circumstances, you maintain a professional demeanor and foster positive relationships.

  • Servant-Leader Mindset: Your leadership style emphasizes collaboration, consensus-building, and supporting team members.

  • Tool Proficiency: You’re proficient in work management tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Ziflow. Your willingness to explore new technologies sets you apart.

  • Adaptability: You can understand complex verbal or written instructions and navigate data processing applications, including the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience in project management and/or Agile environments (or equivalent work-related experience).

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Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

To ensure the health and safety of the children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as well as our donors, volunteers and colleagues, as a condition of employment, we require that employees adhere to ALSAC’s Vaccination Requirements, including COVID-19 Vaccination.

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.