As the Head of Project Management Office (PMO), you will partner with the VP, Strategic Initiatives to develop and lead a ‘Center of Excellence’ that helps achieve quality, consistency, and oversight of projects across the Company by developing and maintaining project management methodologies, standards and tools. Establishing the organization's approach to the full life cycle of projects aligned to our strategic Initiatives, this includes everything from project planning, initiation, resourcing and execution to monitoring, control and completion. Ensuring the PMO meets performance targets that are aligned with the organization's strategic objectives and adheres to best practices. You will be a trusted part of the leadership team that is steering the organization through a period of change and growth. This is a unique opportunity to have a first hand view to the organization and should be able to clearly express it and formulate ideas and influence solutions at all levels - particularly around change management, growth strategies and operations.
Establish the PMO operating model, organization structure, set standards of team capabilities, and success measures
Collaborate with other department leaders to define, prioritize and develop projects
Trusted strategic advisor, work alongside business leaders to help determine which projects should be undertaken - why and when, not just how
Planning project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various projects/deliverables
Overseeing the development of the project and ensuring that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently while upholding the Company’s standards, goals, and values
Training, leading, and coaching team members
Drafting new and improving existing project management office policies and processes
Accurately documenting the project’s creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project’s scope, budget, and justification
Analyze Financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation
Providing Financial reports and budget outline to Executives in partnership with Finance
Who you are:
Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening)
Experience working with cross-functional teams to drive strategies and build relationships
Ability to understand, organize and present complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences
Ability to synthesize data into actionable strategies and tell the story and communicate to stakeholders at all levels
Proven creative ability in generating new and innovative ideas
Consistent track record of successfully managing large scale global projects
Highly motivated and capable of both working independently and with a team
Strong organizational skills
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with competing resources and deadline
10+ years preferred
Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
Experience in collaborating with other department leaders to develop projects and programs within a global organization
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Business Area: OCEO
Job Category: Business Operations Group
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Req ID: 23206