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Title:  Lead MIS Delivery

Requisition ID:  81704
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems
Description: 

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note: This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time. The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations . This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the positions shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.

Description

The Delivery Lead is a servant leader and facilitator for the MIS platform, product, support or site program of agile teams. The major responsibilities include facilitation of cross-functional events and processes, lead agile program operation activities to demonstrate value delivery, drive relentless improvement to ensure the programs achieve their commitments. Under minimal supervision, the Delivery Lead facilitates end to end delivery of value at the program level by: facilitating consistent processes; managing escalations; identifying and managing risks; providing stakeholder visibility and by providing delivery management across program teams.

  • Supervise the creation of feature implementation plans and update program backlog to establish an organizational view of delivery in ADO for features. Partner with Product Owners / Managers, Program Managers and Functional Leads on timing requirements and constraints for connected feature rollout.
  • Align global implementation plans for connected features across multiple products and platforms through coordination with cross-functional teams. Escalate and resolve constraints.
  • Provide leadership and oversight to all teams to ensure governance processes are properly established and consistently followed, with the right processes, tools, resources and techniques to achieve goals and deliver business value.
  • Facilitate the feature function decomposition, led by the Feature Owner, to identify cross-functional dependencies and aligned backlog prioritization for delivery sequencing. Support the feature and product teams in the development and delivery of specifications, safety, security, compliance, technical design reviews, approvals and baseline efforts.
  • Lead the program team(s) through master planning and sync reviews to ensure all criteria for activation complete. Rationalize value measurements to ensure delivery of the highest value features.
  • Coach cross-functional program teams thru regular meetings, agenda and status reports. Communicate program status, issues and risks to respective program stakeholders. Support the planning and delivery of features including constraint planning to enable delivery as applicable.
  • Perform other duties as requested

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED AND nine (9) years of experience in Information Services, Process Technology, Project Management, Professional Business settings, OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree AND five (5) years of experience in Information Services, Process Technology, Project Management, Professional Business settings OR
  • Master’s Degree AND three (3) years of experience in Information Services, Process Technology, Project Management, Professional Business settings
  • Experience leading IT Teams of 5+ professionals (direct and/or indirect reports)
  • Experience with large scale technology product delivery
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.) and tools
  • Understanding of Agile/Lean leadership principles
  • Ability to organize, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps to perform employee performance management and other related team management functions
  • Creative problem solver, with strong analytical skills
  • Collaborative aptitude and experience working in a fast paced, ever-evolving environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across a variety of audiences, both technical and nontechnical
  • Ability to effectively identify and address skills needs and gaps
  • Ability to think critically and challenge conventional thinking
  • Support development of Scrum Masters and Team Members through advocacy and engagement in the CoP’s.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scrum Master or Product Owner certification preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a scrum master/technology project/program manager or equivalent relevant work experience

 

Criteria/Conditions:

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safey-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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