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Vice President of Digital Transformation & Delivery
ORLANDO FL 32806
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Vice President of Digital Transformation & Delivery
The newly formed **Wyndham Digital Innovation & E-Commerce** group has an opening for a **Vice President, Digital Transformation & Delivery.** Wyndham Digital is looking for people who are interested in re-imagining the vacation ownership experience by harnessing the power of digital technologies. The Digital team has broad responsibility to leverage digital technologies to build best-in-class customer experiences and maximize Wyndham's return on investment. As Vice President of Delivery, you will manage the agile delivery of digital products to drive growth for the company, creating great experiences for our owners, prospects, and accociates across our 5 banner brands.


We are seeking an individual who:


+ Brings experience from leading the delivery of digital products that drive revenue growth.

+ Can chart a course from our current-state process into a future state of customer-focused Agile delivery approaches.

+ Is an enthusiastic change agent who can articulate and deliver on an inspiring vision and has the patience to teach and evolve a large organization from a corporate waterfall delivery model to a fast-paced delivery environment where the expectations are high and scope is scaling quickly.

+ Thrives on big challenges and has experience creating new processes and practices from scratch.

+ Is highly motivated and passionate about moving teams to a consistent delivery model and helping them succeed.

+ Is experienced working with external agencies to help them scope, plan, and deliver world-class products, hand-in-hand with our internal development teams.

+ Approaches complex problems with optimism, enthusiasm, and an owner mindset that is infectious to those around you.

+ Owns the outcome and always stay focused on delivering value to the customer.


**Essential Job Functions**


+ Delivery Strategy, Process Definition, and Rollout


+ Set the vision for the future of digital delivery, inspire the necessary change and put the structure in place to make it happen

+ Build, grow, and maintain a sustainable Agile delivery model, while adapting to external vendor partner's existing processes and internal IT existing processes

+ Define a suite of reports to measure team health, velocity, progress vs. goals, and overall delivery improvement

+ Recommend and implement necessary tools and training to advance progress and consistency across teams

+ Develop and lead training to educate teams and individuals and answer practical questions to help team members put their agile training into action

+ Manage the technology and tools used to support Agile delivery practices including JIRA, Confluence, Slack, etc.


+ Delivery and Vendor Management


+ Successfully plan and execute WVO's Digital portfolio and deliver the business value for each funded program

+ Lead portfolio and program level planning, budgeting, and resource/team forecasting

+ Guide vendor development partners to integrate and stay on track with internal goals

+ In partnership with WVO's cross-discipline Product teams, help define delivery targets for each quarter and successfully execute on quarterly expectations.

+ Ensure cross-team dependencies are exposed and scope across the end-to-end experience is well understood and sequenced

+ Oversee legal contracts and onboarding of new vendors and resources


+ Proven leadership experience to grow and lead a team of cross discipline talent


+ Promote and foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, trust, and transparency across teams (both internal and external)

+ Provide continuous guidance on agile practices, roles and responsibilities, tools and techniques

+ Perform regular monitoring and suggest necessary course corrections

+ Provide necessary coaching to individual product teams in all aspects of Scrum, Kanban, story mapping, story slicing, etc.

+ Recruit, train, and lead a team of skilled Program Managers, Project Managers, and Scrum Masters to help teams mature in scrum development, be best-in-class facilitators and continuously iterate and improve our delivery of digital programs.

+ Help teams assess risk, anticipate and mitigate potential blockers.


+ Executive and Stakeholder Management


+ Communicate approach and progress to Senior Executives

+ Ensure that all relevant parties and key stakeholders are informed of project delivery status, critical paths, and risks

+ Develop and maintain relationships with key business owners, IT, and senior management

+ Support senior leadership and the technology organization in developing and improving product development, product management and project management practices Functional/Organizational Development.


+ Technical leadership

+ Oversight for operational web and CMS developers, responsible for front-end coding and CMS builds.

+ Translate business strategies and needs into technology-enabled capabilities, then planning their development, release, and maintenance

+ Establish and govern technology standards for the organization's web, digital, and eCommerce capabilities. Monitor and reinforce those standards in concert with IT.

+ Develop a team of highly talented and proactive front-end technologists


+ 15+ years in a leadership role in a medium to large-scale digital organization including web and mobile app development

+ Successful track record of leading Agile software implementations with a Marketing focus

+ Direct experience working with technology and tools used to support Agile practices - knowledge of JIRA is mandatory.

+ Technical degree (BA or BS) preferred or strong technical acumen

+ Senior experience facilitating organizational, mindset, and cultural change for Agile transformations

+ Enterprise, Team, and individual coaching skills

+ Strong understanding of Agile concepts including Scrum, Scaling Agile, SAFe, Product Development, Kanban, etc.

+ 5-10 years of experience mentoring and coaching Agile practitioners

+ Engaging facilitator and presenter, capable of conducting workshops with senior executives.


**Highly Preferred Qualifications:**


+ Awareness of and/or experience with multiple delivery approaches including waterfall, Agile, Kanban, CMMi, etc.

+ Recognized Agile Coaching certifications are preferred

+ SAFe Program Consultant 4.0 (SPC4), CSM, CSP, or CSPO certification

+ Organizational Change Management education and/or certification desirable


_Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement._


Envision your career with one of the world's largest hospitality companies. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the company develops and operates an expansive portfolio of resorts, managing comprehensive vacation ownership sales, marketing, and consumer financing operations. The company's seven primary consumer brands include: CLUB WYNDHAM®, WorldMark® by Wyndham, CLUB WYNDHAM® ASIA, WorldMark South Pacific Club by Wyndham, Shell Vacations Club, Margaritaville Vacation Club® by Wyndham and WYNDHAM CLUB BRASILSM. As of December 31, 2016, the company has developed or acquired 219 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America and the South Pacific that represent approximately 25,000 individual vacation ownership units and nearly 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is supported by approximately 18,000 associates worldwide.


As one of FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Companies, Wyndham Worldwide is one family, one team of professionals who actively strive to provide our customers and each other with our signature Count On Me! Service promise. A promise to be responsive to needs, to be respectful in every way and deliver a great experience. It's more than a promise, at Wyndham it's been recognized as a commitment, visible in our awards including Newsweek's 100 Greenest Companies, Diversity Inc's 25 Noteworthy Companies and Ethisphere Institute Lists of the World's Most Ethical Companies amongst others. Come and join our Wyndham Family and discover the rewards for your career.


**Benefits**


A career at Wyndham offers you great benefit opportunities with a competitive package of salary and bonus, benefits and recognition. In addition to great employee discounts on such travel related areas as hotel & lodging, car rentals & other goods & services, you will receive:


+ Medical/dental and vision care plans

+ A 401(k) program that matches dollar for dollar up to 6% of salary (to government max)

+ Programs that include Flexible Spending Accounts, short & long term disability, life insurance & educational assistance amongst others


Along the way, you will have an opportunity to contribute to improving the world around us through our volunteer efforts and global sustainability program, Wyndham Green.


Come and be part of One Family, One Team, One Company . . . Wyndham


**_People Make the Difference_**

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