Director PMO

ROSELAND, NJ 07068-1697

Posted: 10/12/2018 Job Category: Executive Job Number: rbs-1635

The Director in our Project Management Office will report directly to the CIO, and will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the staff and activities of the Project Management Office. 

 

Specifically, the Director will be responsible for:

                     Managing the development and implementation of PMO strategy, establishing the PMO function as a center of excellence, institutionalizing a Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) life cycle methodology, and aligning the PMO mission with the overall vision.

                     Identifying, evaluating, and developing methods and procedures to improve program and project effectiveness, risk management, and compliance with audit.

                     Leading the transformation of the PPM program including process re-design of PPM strategy.

                     Developing IT demand management and portfolio data collection processes; allowing visibility into project, program, and portfolio critical path and cross portfolio dependencies to optimize IT throughout potential.

                     Collaborating with IT leadership and providing creative strategies in managing overall IT demand.

                     Directing the development and deployment of project management guidelines, standards, procedures, templates, leading practices, tools and training.

                     Evolving program and project management capabilities, improving delivery of technology solutions to business clients, and leverages project management knowledge across the organization.

                     Establishing and integrating PMO measures, metrics, thresholds and targets to drive performance in alignment with business strategies including risk and operational management metrics.

                     Implementing project and portfolio reporting and dashboards.

                     Establishing and fostering positive and collaborative relationships with peers and demonstrates willingness to be flexible and accommodate unique business situations.

                     Providing leadership for governance and executive steering teams and events regarding project portfolios.

                     Selecting, developing, managing and evaluating direct reports; and assisting in the development, management, and evaluation of indirect reports.

                     Providing input to PMO business plan and operating budget for senior management.

The Director in our Project Management Office will report directly to the CIO, and will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing the staff and activities of the Project Management Office.  

Specifically, the Director will be responsible for:

 

·         Managing the development and implementation of PMO strategy, establishing the PMO function as a center of excellence, institutionalizing a Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) life cycle
methodology, and aligning the PMO mission with the overall vision.

·         Identifying, evaluating, and developing methods and procedures to improve program and project effectiveness, risk management, and compliance with audit.

·         Leading the transformation of the PPM program including process re-design of PPM strategy.

Developing IT demand management and portfolio data collection processes; allowing visibility into project, program, and portfolio critical path and cross portfolio dependencies to optimize IT throughout potential.

·         Collaborating with IT leadership and providing creative strategies in managing overall IT demand.

Directing the development and deployment of project management guidelines, standards, procedures, templates, leading practices, tools and training.

·         Evolving program and project management capabilities, improving delivery of technology solutions to business clients, and leverages project management knowledge across the organization.

·         Establishing and integrating PMO measures, metrics, thresholds and targets to drive performance in alignment with business strategies including risk and operational management metrics.

·         Implementing project and portfolio reporting and dashboards.

·         Establishing and fostering positive and collaborative relationships with peers and demonstrates willingness to be flexible and accommodate unique business situations.

·         Providing leadership for governance and executive steering teams and events regarding project portfolios.

·         Selecting, developing, managing and evaluating direct reports; and assisting in the development, management, and evaluation of indirect reports.

·         Providing input to PMO business plan and operating budget for senior management.

Performing related duties as required.

Required Skills

                     10+ years managing and developing PMO's in mid to large organizations, required

                     Prior experience in organizational change management and leading enterprise wide process improvement initiatives, required

                     Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology or related field, required. Master’s Degree, preferred.

                     Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification, preferred.

                     Progressively responsible project management experience including application development, package implementation, infrastructure and IT transformation projects experience, required.

                     Thorough knowledge and experience creating Project Management Life Cycle (PLC), and

                     Program and Portfolio Management (PPM), Business Requirements, and Application (Software) Development Lifecycle (SDLC), required.

                     Familiarity with quality management programs and methodologies including Six Sigma,

                     required.

                     Excellent budget and resource allocation management and forecasting skills, required

                     Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to

                     interact with various levels of management, required.

                     Effective people management, communication, presentation, relationship building and

                     implementation skills, required.

                     Analytical and organization skills and ability to develop and implement complex plans, required.

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