BI Rationalization Program Manager (SCRUM) – Brussels, Belgium

BI Rationalization Program Manager (SCRUM)

Start Date ASAP
Duration 1 year (extendable)

Our client is setting up a new ‘big data’ data hub at the heart of its digital transformation. In this context a BI rationalization program is starting in order to migrate the data assets from the federated BI architecture to a centralized group data platform.
Our client is evolving towards an agile operating model. In this context, we are looking for a program manager.
He/she ensures the proper use and application of the Agile Methodology and coaches the Squads along with the business lines and stakeholders.

Function Description

Program Set-up

  • Define business cases
  • Define program organization/governance
  • Define program roadmap
  • Define program scope and objectives
  • Set up squads

Project Follow-up

  • Stakeholder management and reporting on a regular basis on the status of the program to the stakeholders and the different management lines (Belgium and cross border)
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • set up and facilitate the Scrum ceremonies (Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review, Sprint Planning, Retrospective) and other meetings
  • guarantee a smooth use of the Scrum methodology and help the Project Team resolve any obstacles
  • provide assistance or support to the Product Owner concerning the Product Backlog
  • track team capacity and velocity metrics for planning and progress purposes
  • Risk & Issue management
  • Coordinate cross squads activities

Project methodology and Coaching

  • coach and challenge the Squads
  • help the Squads face any difficulties and promote its gradual selforganization
  • remove barriers to team effectiveness and protect the team from outside distractions

Your profile

  • Education Bachelor/Master
  • Languages French Fluent (given French stakeholder), Requirement Dutch Fluent, English Fluent
  • Min 10 years of experience
  • Min 5 years in BI/Data projects
  • 5-10 years as program manager
  • 2 years minimum as scrum master
  • Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods: e.g. Agile (Scrum), Prince2, PMI, PMBOX…
  • Expert knowledge of Agile methodology & techniques (e.g. Kanban)
  • Preferable Knowledge of agile reporting and follow-up tools (e.g. Jira)
  • Education Mandatory Bachelor/Master or equivalent by experience
  • You have strong experience in project/program management with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams (including teams from another group entity). Experience with outsourced development / cross border team location
  • Excellent leader.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken)
  • You are mature and experienced in navigating a large organization at a senior management level
  • You are autonomous, self-taught
  • You’re resolutely solution-oriented and you aren’t afraid to tackle complex issues
  • You’re a team player, flexible, accurate and control minded.
  • You’re stress-resistant
  • Positive attitude and pragmatism
  • Eager to deliver
  • Enthousiastic and dynamic

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