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Manager Agile PM
Chicago, Illinois  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on May 29, 2022
Job Id #56300 Posted May 11, 2022

Remote in US, working EST hours

As a Manager PM, you will use your technical knowledge to realize groundbreaking technology solutions for our clients. You will work with a multidisciplinary, global team providing direction on development, design, user interface, technology integration, and system architecture.



Lead all delivery efforts for migration to China based on regulatory requirements

Lead/drive/track/unblock all delivery efforts for compliance/migration initiatives happening out of US, and help navigate/unblock/track for dependencies with HQ Products/Teams for work happening out of China.

Drive activities ensuring migration work streams are delivered on schedule

Manage day-to-day needs with Enterprise Architecture, Security, Engineering, Platform and Product teams.

Assess and write Digital requirements as needed

Connect across multiple work streams

Manage and escalate dependencies, risks, and issues

Communicate with key stakeholders and manage interactions across multiple channels and work streams

Evaluate impacts of regulations across global product roadmaps

Prepare executive status reports and prepare team status reports and tracking of issues

Lead meetings, manage resources, and track budgets and forecasts.



7+ years of professional experience in the Information Technology Industry

Program Management and stakeholder management expertise

Experience working as a Scrum Master for a medium to large size project handling team of 10-20 people.

Direct experience working with a client/company in China that has completed or is undergoing the MLPS compliance audit/process

Understanding of how the Chinese market is unique and what works in rest of world generally does not apply in China from a software and data management perspective

Understanding of the implications of non-compliance and how the Chinese government enforcement framework operates and consequent risk to revenue, good will, guest perception, and competitive position in market

Understanding of cultural norms and how business in China operates

Experience correctly messaging and positioning realistic timelines and risks of non-compliance to C-level executives

General understanding of the Chinese data protection law and the evolving legal framework around data security

Familiarity with WeChat APP and usage

In-depth understanding of the SDLC with experience supporting the development of custom applications

Excellent analytical skills, ability to understand complex business and document requirements clearly

Excellent Agile/Scrum methodologies

Experience leading stand-ups and scrum meetings

Excellent communication skills and ability to coordinate with offshore team



Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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