Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: 
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
2021-08-06
Job Type: 
Full-time
Functional Area: 
Project Management
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based globally that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.

 

The Position:

Your duties within this role include business transformation, business change and continuous improvement management. You will work with best practice process and workflow deployment and management with an initial emphasis on Product Management, Pre-Sales and Technical Support to achieve efficiency and scalability.

You will be an ambassador and champion for change, including business preparations for future change, acting as a key point of contact for stakeholder engagement. As well as working on the delivery and facilitation of training, coaching, and mentoring to cross-functional teams and individuals remotely and in person.

A key role would be the efficient auditing of operational Agile Release Trains (ARTs) for compliance to SAFe and product development programs to the product innovation process. As well as the maintenance of dashboards, documentation, wiki and management information reporting

 

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Project Management, Business Management, Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and applicable hands-on experience.

Additional highly desirable qualifications include Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC), Release Train Engineer (RTE) and Leading SAFe certification. A Formal Project Management qualification such as PRINCE2, APMP or PMI PMP is also desirable as well as a Lean Six Sigma Green or Black belt.

You should have experience of managing business transformation, change management and continuous improvement initiatives. Project or program management experience in both an Agile and Waterfall environment is desirable. As is experience of Lean innovation, Lean-Agile project management in an Agile Program Management Office. Experience of Product Owner or Scrum Master roles in previous organizations is preferred, as well as experience of SPC and/or RTE roles in previous organizations.

Key skills include senior stakeholder management, effective management of multiple concurrent projects / initiatives. As well as delivery and facilitation of training, coaching and mentoring. The ideal candidate would have a history of delivering results

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Occasional business travel (job dependent)
  • Work as part of a global team

 

HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com or check us out on https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo