Job Description :
1. Scrum and understanding of agile from a software development standpoint
2. Senior project/program management experience and operating cross functionally (leading multiple projects at once)
3. Years of experience (8-10 years)
Experience Managing contractors or vendor relationship management (SOW and software licensing)

Job Overview:
Primary responsibilities include project management, program management & scrum master accountability for a variety of work streams for the Digital Automation Services team. Digital Automaton Services acts as an automation consulting and enablement team for Mastercard, helping to establish automation delivery practices across Operations & Technologies. The Digital Automation Services team specializes in emerging automation technologies such as robotic process automation & intelligent automation, in addition to traditional automation solutions such as scripting.

Major Accountabilities:
Manages complex projects and has project accountability at the program level. Responsible for planning, developing, and executing schedules to ensure timely completion of project deadlines and milestones. Ensure methodology compliance and manage resolutions, reporting to management or the Project Manager when necessary.
Ensure timely and accurate communication with project staff throughout the life cycle of the project. Monitor and manage the project budget. Must be familiar with the system’s scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the teams. Identify and monitor project risks and issues.
Regularly communicate to senior management or the Project Manager regarding the status of specific project deliverables.
Provide input into new products, processes, standards or plans in support of the business. Effectively lead the project team or the responsible area to align with the business objectives, project schedule, and project budget. Effectively deal with and develop solutions to moderately difficult problems

All About You:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and formal education required
Broad knowledge in the areas of strategy, planning and project management required processes and techniques.
Experience with structured methodology and project planning tools.
Experience with Agile methodologies required.
Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) preferred.
PMP certification preferred.
Knowledge of MasterCard and the payments industry preferred
Communication Skills – listening, oral and written and interpersonal skills.
Organizational and planning and multi-tasking skills while adaptive to Change.
Strong analytical/problem solving and planning skills.
Leadership, interpersonal, and negotiation skills required with a track record for developing internal and external relationships