The Program & Project Management Director is accountable for the program and project management disciplines within the PMO and for providing effective leadership to employees within the PPM team. Specifically, this role is responsible for successful (within scope, budget and timeline) execution of Portfolio projects managed within the PMO, establishing standards and best practices for effective Program and Project Management, serving as IT liaison to multiple levels of business stakeholders within their portfolio and advising and managing program and project management staff.
Ultimately responsible for on-time, on-budget and within scope execution of portfolio projects managed within the PMO. Uses strategic/systems thinking competencies to help PrM/PM staff understand connections and relationships for planning and managing within a program or project and provides assists with roadblock removal and issue resolution. Ensures program/project objectives are met and aligned with PMO operational and software development lifecycle processes.
Responsible for providing effective leadership to Program and Project Managers through: assisting with staffing level planning; interviewing, selecting, orienting, and training; communicating performance expectations; providing feedback on performance through performance management processes, recognition, coaching, performance improvement plans, and/or discipline including termination; creating career growth opportunities and employee development plans.
Established policies, procedures, tools and best practices for effective Program and Project Management
Lead the continuous improvement of program/project management processes to ensure lean and consistent process execution.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or computer related discipline), Accounting, or Business Administration or equivalent experience.
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
Expert knowledge of financial analysis model development and internal accounting controls
Demonstrated ability to leverage strong communication skills to lead a department, function or group of individuals
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO JOB:
Proven experience in developing and implementing effective program/project management policies & procedures.
Demonstrated ability to apply technical/procedural requirements of the position based on knowledge and experience within specialization
Demonstrated ability to attract, lead, motivate, and retain a team
Strong organization and time management skills
8+ years IT project and/or portfolio management experience
5 years of progressive leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to manage a group of employees within a department or function
Demonstrated ability to support, effect, and implement change
Demonstrated ability to impact and influence a diverse population
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