Head of System Development PMO (Project Management Office)

Siemens - Tarrytown, NY (30+ days ago)4.1


Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 223081
Primary Location: United States-New York-Tarrytown
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers

Job Description:
Responsible for governance, methodology, practices and operations of the global engineering project management office. Ensures compliance to all quality procedures and policies applicable to the product development project planning and reporting. Responsible for resourcing of all project management roles for all projects within the portfolio - i.e. core team leaders, engineering project managers, Scrum masters. Responsible for quality of planning deliverables and quality of project performance metrics. Responsible for completeness and timeliness of project planning actions including resource planning, critical chain planning and budget planning/forecasting. Responsible for completeness and timeliness of project management performance metrics, such as product backlog burndown velocity, critical chain buffer consumption, resource utilization. Responsible for organizational capabilities of the PMO, ongoing skills development and alignment of transformational priorities to the overall global engineering transformation roadmap. Responsible for measurable improvement of PMO excellence by using advanced tools and methods for planning and execution of product development projects. Direct budget responsibility for all PMO resources. Total Headcount in Organization is approximately 20. Direct responsibility for timeliness and completeness of required project plans and performance metrics updates. Develops and enhances best practices for planning and execution of system product development projects (i.e. critical chain, Scrum/Agile).
Participates in GEO EPS Management Team, PLM boards and other business oriented teams as required. Ensures that inter-functional teamwork is strong at all levels of the organization. Contributes to establishment of GEO vision, strategy and tactics.
Establishes and administers procedures pertaining to system product development project management.
Recommends cost center budget requirements and takes action to guarantee effective utilization of resources within approved budgets.
Manages (directly and through subordinates) project management resources across all GEO development sites. Responsible for long range resource planning, core competency identification and development of organizational structure.
Establishes adequate oversight of all project files, project planning and change history, evaluates and maintains projects' readiness for internal and external quality audits.
Develops, directs and maintains best practices maturity according to the GEO scorecard and targets.
Keeps abreast of current regulations and industry standards, through participation and research of pertinent literature.
Oversees preparation of performance reports and ensures that all appropriate functional and core team representatives receive copies of these reports
Masters Degree in Engineering
Demonstrated track record of at least ten (10) years leading progressive Product Development management experience. Fully proficient in aspects of Agile, SCRUM and plartform based development.
Strong breadth of knowledge in the fields of system design, integration and testing.
Critical chain management and other constraint based planning methodologies
Ability to serve as influencer or change agent to process optimization.
Strong leadership, able to devise and communicate a clear vision for the future of project management practices and their pertinent differentiation potential
Understand the importance of strengthening department through the development of individuals who comprise that organization. Provide challenging tasks and assignments and maintaining an active dialogue regarding performance and career paths.
Management experience in engineering, leading design of complex systems within regulated design control environment. Business experience in resource allocation, budgeting, project management and leadership. High level involvement in professional association activities at the local and national levels.
Lead and manage complex groups and large size engineering departments across multiple locations. Ability to shift resources and priorities to meet critical deadlines. Quick and confident alignment of critical resources to shifting priorities across multiple projects.
Create a high performance, quality focused team with Healthineers culture and respect for each other. Encourage and expect innovation and input from staff at all levels. Ensure the teams understand their impact to customer and patient health through their contributions to the enhanced product experience and ongoing expertise support.
Function with cultural sensitivity both internally within the teams and with all levels of customers.