IT PMO Program Manager

  • Kforce Technology
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Kforce has a client that is seeking an IT PMO Program Manager in Atlanta, GA. Responsibilities:
  • Directly program/project manage the larger IT PMO projects in the Restaurant Technology domain (i.e., Digital Menu Boards, Drive Thru Innovation, Suggestive Sell, Personalization, etc.)
  • Program Manager will directly oversee Project/Scrum Managers responsible for executing projects within specific restaurant brand(s)
  • Ensure portfolio financials align with planned budget and value targets
  • Be a -Servant Leader-, manage, mentor, coach, and hold IT PMO resources accountable
  • As a Program Manager, you will facilitate and manage company Executive Leadership Restaurant Tech. Portfolio alignments and expectations
  • Recommend process enhancements to improve IT PMO organizational maturity
  • Understand full IT PMO portfolio and define and monitor project inter-dependencies
  • Align and facilitate cross-functional teams to prioritize and achieve business goals
  • Encourage group or team to collaborate effectively and to pursue their own goals, priorities, and definitions of success during project ceremonies, ad hoc meetings, and workshops
  • Coach teams and programs to navigate conflicts and embrace healthy tensions
  • Support organizations in improving collaboration dynamics and in becoming a learning organization
  • Support INSPIRE's effort to define and govern consistent Agile practices, SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, or agile at scale frameworks
  • Facilitate, catalyze, and influence organizational change by drawing on hands-on experience

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or related field is desired; Or equivalent experience
  • PMP certified - preferred Agile, CSM or SAFe certified - preferred MBA - preferred
  • 8 plus years of direct Application Implementation experience
  • The ideal candidate has first-hand, diverse experience acquired in multiple environments, including QSR, Consulting, System Integrations, M&A, and Ent. Applications Implementations
  • Experience with enterprise systems
  • Experience motivating and mentoring staff and team members to change how they envisage and deliver their work
  • Experience interacting with executive project sponsors, business subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders for large organizational projects; Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions - company is looking to acquire multiple entities over the next few years
  • Experience is the Restaurant, Retail, or Hospitality industry is a plus
  • Candidate must have passion for helping others embrace a new mindset in order to grow as individuals and improve the quality, relevance, and value of their throughput
  • Appreciation for traditional Project Management organizations and how to introduce or foster change that becomes part of the company's new culture
  • Demonstrated ability to have impacted team's velocity, ROI, leadership mindset, and development practices
  • Facilitated enterprise application implementations for multi-brand or multi-portfolio organizations
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.