Project Mgmt Office Director

Job Details

Status

open

End Date

Until Filled

Job ID

78

Job Type

FULL TIME/EMPLOYEE

Job Description

US:MD:HUGHESVILLE

FULL TIME

PURPOSE: 

Summary:

Responsible for leadership and management of the PMO processes and functions, including coordination of the project portfolio and governance practices. Utilizes various methods and best practices, for the project management of strategic initiatives across the cooperative and tracking and reporting the conformance to plans and expectations of all strategic initiatives. The Director PMO is responsible for supporting and enabling the organization’s projects, programs and structured work efforts as well as, ensuring that the work of the PMO adds value, is relevant to and aligns the strategy of the organization, and meets the goals set for the cooperative by the executive team.

 

THE JOB FUNCTION INCLUDES:

Responsibilities:

1. Leads the identification, implementation and facilitation of a project management process and governance model for strategic initiatives, including individual project intake, scoring, prioritization, tracking (scope, schedule and budget), and management reporting that drives business value and adheres to the cooperative strategy. VALUE: 10% 

2. Manages the project roadmap designed to achieve the cooperative’s strategic plan, goals, targets, and Key Performance Indicators. VALUE: 10% 

3. Defines, manages and directs the needed end-to-end PMO work effort, which includes leveraging best practices and techniques in identifying, quantifying and tracking the realization of expected benefits defined in a project’s business case. VALUE: 10% 

4. Leads the identification, development, implementation, and monitoring of project and portfolio KPI’s, metrics, leading indicators, project trending, executive presentations, and portfolio status reports. VALUE: 10% 

5. Provides on-going coaching and mentoring to PMO staff and project managers. VALUE: 10% 

6. Builds and maintains relationships with senior leadership and key PMO stakeholders, and acts as a trusted advisor. VALUE: 20% 

7. Fosters collaboration, strategic alignment and integrated planning and execution across multiple functions in a matrixed organization. VALUE: 10% 

8. Regularly reviews and evaluates opportunities to improve project management best practices to achieve higher maturity in this area. VALUE: 10% 

9. Evaluate the management of a project and identify the areas (Business Case including Financial Model, ROI, Scope, Staff, Resources, Schedule, Risk and Finance) that either require additional definition or improvement. VALUE: 10% 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Education:

This position requires a four-year college degree, graduate preferred with emphasis in Project Management, Business/Business Administration, Information Technology, and/or Finance.

Experience:

Ten or more years of experience with an electric utility or similar business with experience with managing an enterprise PMO, strategic planning, financial analysis, and/or other related positions. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.