Job Req: 1072
Company Entity: Blackboard Inc.
Location: United States
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2022
Travel Requirements: Occasional
Remote – US
Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.
We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.
For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com
As a Project Manager for our Shared Services Process Enablement team, you will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to a broad selection of operational and strategic initiatives within the Product Development and Delivery (PDD) organization. The Process Enablement team seeks to reduce waste by providing PDD with practices, data and supporting tools designed to enhance efficiency and empower self-organization to achieve strategic outcomes. We do this through the execution and guidance of project management and Agile practices, and most recently have begun a SAFe transformation at the team and portfolio level.
This position serves as a liaison between globally distributed Senior Leadership, vendors, and internal stakeholders. This position will enhance the Shared Services team through the management of strategic projects and support the Process Enablement team in driving adoption of project and program management and agile practices across PDD.
This position is for someone with the ability to lead and collaborate on large, complex, cross functional projects. You would add additional value to the role by having knowledge and experience in both project management and agile practices, especially experience in championing both disciplines and leading teams through change. Knowledge and experience working in a SAFe environment is most welcome.
This position works under the guidance of the Sr. Manager of Technical Project Management.
Primary responsibilities will include:
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national original, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.
This position is not available for candidate residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA