IBM Assistant Program Director - Agile in Austin, Texas

Do you love to solve complex business challenges and have a passion for organizational simplification and better ways of working? Are you excited to use modern practices and tools to deliver customer outcomes? If so, then consider joining IBMs Global Accelerate Program team. The Assistant Program Director leads the Local Accelerate Team (LAT) and is a key member of our Global Acceleration Program (GAP) team. The LAT Team Aligned GAP Lead is responsible for scaling Agile organizational design, and ways of working within a unit or IBM organization. The Assistant Program Director is responsible for working across the Local Accelerate Team and GAP team to coordinate and execute Accelerate workstreams. This workstream supports the LAT Team workstream leads and acts as focal point between the unit workstream members and the GAP team. The responsibilities include:

  • Leading the LAT in the execution of the Accelerate program

  • Provides guidance, analysis, and recommendations to workstream leads

  • Manages a single funnel for backlog work and relentlessly prioritizes tasks in conjunction with the LAT Unit Lead

  • Presents analysis and findings to the GAP core team and Steering Committee

  • Maintains a shared responsibility of LAT team workstream implementation, in partnership with the LAT Unit Lead

  • Regular coordination and communication with executive management both written and oral

    Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship While the position can be located across the US, candidates located in these IBM cities are preferred: NYC/Armonk, NY, Cambridge, MA, Austin TX, and RTP, NC.Travel is between 25-50 percent. The travel is a combination of domestic and international travel to IBM sites.

  • 10+ years organizational change or HR experience required

  • 10+ years project and program management