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Digital Business Program Lead



Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Location: 8800 Glenlyon Pkwy, Burnaby, British Columbia

Career Level: Management Level 2

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy.

The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

Purpose of the Role:

As the Digital Business Program Lead, you will lead the transformational journey of Svante’s Digital Business through expert portfolio and program management, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives. You will drive change enablement strategies to maximize project success., oversee a talented team, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation and elevate the Digital Business Delivery Team into a Center of Enablement, empowering stakeholders with proven methodologies and tools for impactful digital delivery across the organization.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have at least 8 years’ experience in a program management capacity overseeing the delivery of a combination of traditional and agile initiatives.
  • You have excellent team leadership skills, including 5+ years’ experience leading project managers, scrum masters, product owners, and/or OCM specialists in a collaborative but highly performance-driven environment.
  • You have demonstrated experience successfully delivering Information Management and Information Technology pilots, agile release trains, projects, products, and programs.
  • You have good working knowledge of most of the following: Project Online, Project for the Web, Azure DevOps, Power Platform, Microsoft 365, SharePoint Online, Dynamics 365 ERP and CRM systems.
  • You have experience establishing contracts with providers of project services, tracking and managing service provider performance, and integrating service provider delivery staff with internal staff.
  • You have a recognized certification in Project Management, preferably PMI PMP.

Bonus Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have a recognized certification in Change Management.
  • You have skills in Kanban, Lean Agile, and/or Lean Six Sigma.
  • You have a good understanding of change models such as Prosci, Kubler Ross, ADKAR, McKinsey 7S, etcetera and how to leverage such models effectively.

What Success looks like in this role:

  • You will own and manage the planning and delivery of a broad set of initiatives per the multi-year Digital Business roadmap.
  • You will maintain trusted relationships with business stakeholders to ensure the Voice of the Customer is fully understood and integrated into the Digital Business roadmap and delivery methodology.
  • You will assist in various Digital Business Portfolio / Program roadmap activities, including department-level workforce planning, budgeting, variance tracking, and goals setting.
  • You will oversee the Change Management discipline for Digital Business and ensure that a right-sized Change Enablement framework is in place that includes practical change management structures, processes, and measures to enable technical and human-centric change success at both the portfolio and project levels.
  • You will own, manage, and continuously improve the agile-centric Digital Business Project Management Office (D-PMO) framework, including templates, guides, execution and change processes, and other governance-enabling items to support various combinations of project sizes and tailored delivery methodologies, leveraging appropriate Agile and PMBOK processes as needed to enable effective delivery.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Pay Equity Statement

Svante believes in pay equity, fairness and transparency, and so we include a salary range within the job posting. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.

The actual salary offered to the final candidate is based on the salary range shown, and will vary depending on the candidate's relative experience, qualifications, and anticipated level of performance. We assess all candidates individually and strive to offer competitive and equitable compensation packages.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that recognize employees for their performance and contributions. In addition to Base Pay, Svante provides comprehensive benefits to employees such as Restricted Share Units, Extended Health and Dental Plan, Retirement Saving Plan, free access to a Fitness Centre and more!