Director Enterprise Project Management Office


Job Description:Director Enterprise Project Management Office Established mid-cap international manufacturing organization looks for a Director Project Management office. No PMO exists today so you will be developing the office, staffing and establishing procedures and methodology. Company is growing organically and through acquisition. Some projects will be ERP (oracle) related, others entail integration of new acquisitions. Your responsibilitiesEstablish the Project Management Office (PMO) including PMO organization structure, setting standards of team capabilities and success measuresAssist in managing the Portfolio Management process to ensure a systematic process is in place to approve and prioritize projects, and evaluate the impact of cross portfolio initiativesLeader, enabling your learning of our current project management processes and delivery effectiveness from the inside outProvide project management process guidance, and support the project teams with recommendations for continuous process improvement, delegation/alignment of project work assignments, and consistent adherence to the project stage gate control process and efficient tracking of project milestones and deliverablesBuild a team of 3 Project Managers as the PMO matures during the first 18 monthsOversees project management activities at the portfolio level through project reviews with the management team and Project Managers; Takes an active role in resolving escalated issues; Oversees that project closure is performed properly and timely for all projects in the portfolioPlans, assigns and manages project resources based on competencies, project fit and availabilityBuilds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders of the PMO Serves as an escalation point for individual and systemic project management issuesOversee project planning, initiation, execution, and monitoringFacilitates Executive Summary Reviews on project progress and performance targets, resource allocation, Project Budget/cost effectiveness, and KPI’sMaintains awareness of industry standards and tools for project management and ensures adherence to best practices Your backgroundBachelor’s degree in Engineering field is required with minimum of 10-15 years of experience in Project Management in a manufacturing company settingPMP Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification a mplusDirect experience and credibility as a senior-level, hands-on Project Manager in a manufacturing and production environment is requiredMust have Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes, and approaches (e.g. Project and Portfolio Management Methodology – PPM)Previous Leadership accountability in establishing a new PMO, or significantly improving the capabilities of an existing PMO is requiredBudget, cost, and profitability management skills are requiredProven strategic planning with ability to juggle multiple goals and deadlines in the context of the big picture is requiredMust possess the ability to mentor, coach and develop Project Managers and effectively transfer expertise to othersMust have ability to travel in first year, which will then lower in subsequent yearsCompany Description:Kane Partners LLC is a Philadelphia based full service staffing firm, your HR Solution concentrating on technology clients, especially Information Technology (IT), Engineering and Manufacturing. For those clients we continue to successfully offer a full range of staffing services across all disciplines, including: Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, Accounting & Finance and Administrative.As a full service staffing firm, Kane Partners provides all services within staffing and HR services including: Permanent Placement, Retained, Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Temporary Staffing.Kane Partners serves a range of industries, focusing on: Electronics, Telecommunications, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Software Development, Networking, Pharmaceuticals, Semiconductor, Healthcare, Financial Services, and Government. Job ID: 24845802
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