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VP – Program Management & Product Architecture
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
British Columbia, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
  • Experience leading and providing oversight for cross-functional delivery teams in a consulting firm or agency setting, delivering digital products or enabling digital transformation services
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with multiple executive partners within a client organization, aligning client needs with firm expertise
  • Experience creating and executing account plans, and managing KPIs or outcome targets across a set of teams
  • Experience both personally building relationships with clients in complex client organizations and coaching teams on client and account management activities
  • Strong executive communication skills in written, verbal, and meeting formats
  • Experience leading teams through excellence in:
  • Planning program and/or product roadmaps that include long term strategy and ballpark estimates for client budgeting purposes
  • Delivering software through various agile frameworks: Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc
  • Running software projects using modern engineering and DevOps practices such as CI/CD, Ensemble Programming
  • Balancing multiple priorities by focusing on the golden path
  • Experience with team management, proven ability to grow the skillsets and capabilities of a team through effective performance management
  • Experience hiring and building multidisciplinary teams in a growing organization with evolving needs
  • Direct experience with either project management, scrum master, or product ownership roles delivering digital products
  • Ability to travel (expect 5-10 business days per month)
  • Provide effective oversight of delivery work in your branch (coach the team to mitigate risk, improve practices, and strengthen trust with the client through consistent delivery)
  • Develop, maintain, and grow relationships with key client partners to ensure trust and good standing
  • Serve as business advisor for senior client executives toward high-stakes program execution; apply agile delivery methods and project operating models to meet client needs
  • Bring innovative approaches, ideas, and tactics to clients and teams to drive excellence in the work
  • Collaborate with team leaders to develop a client communication strategy and long-term product vision
  • Contribute to hiring, thought leadership, early stage commercial efforts, and team member allocation across your branch
  • Manage performance and allocation for Project Management and Product Architecture teams
  • Cultivate a strong team (branch) culture amongst team members from different locations and disciplines
  • Contribute thought leadership and outward contributions to the firm's market presence

201-500 employees

Mobile innovation agency
Company Overview
WillowTree wants to create beautiful digital products engineered to drive growth for the world's leading brands.
Company Core Values
  • Craft - We aim for excellence, and our love for what we do compels us to reach a higher standard. You can be proud of the work you do here.
  • Ownership - We have a strong sense of individual responsibility. Every initiative has an owner, from major product strategy to curating which kombucha is on tap.
  • Open communication - We respect one another enough to give and receive honest feedback. We champion the best ideas, no matter where they originate.
  • Inclusion - We treat each other with consideration and respect, and we celebrate our differences with tolerance and inclusion. You know, the way we want to be treated.
  • Sustainable flow - The state of mind when time flies and energy is focused. We make time for it every day so we can create innovative solutions that people love.
  • Realistic optimism - We acknowledge and understand the reality of the challenges we face, and we always find a way forward.
  • Partnership - Working side by side, we build meaningful connections with each other and our clients.