Director, Project Management for our Consulting Services Division is responsible for the management of a team of Project Managers for the delivery of services projects across the organization, partnering with the client’s business and functional areas of IT to plan, budget, and schedule and execute all projects. The Director PM is responsible for managing the project managers and developing and modifying process with a goal of continuous improvement and seamless delivery. This individual will report to the VP of Service Delivery. Job Responsibilities Continue to enhance and improve the Project Management Office Contribute to Project Management best practices; tailor, and implement tools, templates, and techniques Optimize IT spending and resource utilization Recruit, develop, and place skilled Project management resources Assist with driving cultural change around project management by demonstrating the value of good project management. Assist with training on tools and techniques for both presales and post sales delivery Establish regular and accurate project reporting for early and frequent communication Ensures client satisfaction through driving project execution excellence, reviewing of client satisfaction surveys and participation in client meetings Resolves project management and project services resource conflicts in cooperation with appropriate managers Contributes to the corporate strategy to ensure the project management teams processes, tools, and people are aligned to ensure client project needs and company financial goals are met Contributes to project overviews and monitors project schedules within the defined Project Management system. Keeps management advised on project progress, potential issues, obstacles, conflicts or challenges Establish frameworks for robust project management, including: tools, risk identification, decision-making responsibility and escalation. Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies: Requires a bachelors degree in area of specialty and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Experience managing teams of 50 or more. Experienced manager with systems integrator experience. Familiar with a variety of the fields concepts, practices, and procedures. Well organized and detail oriented. Leadership: Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition Manage staff to assure they are meeting individual/group goals and lead project teams toward identified outcomes. Demonstrated commitment to our fundamental principles of Integrity, Respect, & Excellence. Change Orientation: Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve client needs Ability to manage many complex projects simultaneously in team environment. Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. Collaboration: Connect, engage and communicate with others Encourage open expression of ideas Demonstrated ability to build relationships and to work effectively with a diverse project teams. Communicate clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders, clients, and staff Judgment: Make sound decisions Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions Proactively prioritize initiatives and have keen ability to multi-task. Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence Effectively manage the project controls of complex processes Provide metrics and reporting for project and delivery teams, as well as executive management Performance Expectations Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. Interact professionally with other employees and clients Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations. Essential Elements (Mental; Physical; Equipment used): Desk Position: This position is an office position that requires sitting at a desk for multiple hours throughout the work day. Candidates for the job should possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to efficiently multi-task. Ideal candidates have a strong focus on day-to-day operational excellence, and a personal style that builds trust, and inspires loyalty. The candidate should be motivated, proactive, be able to learn and adapt quickly.
Director, Project Management, New York
Published on Sunday 28th of February 2021