VP - PMO (Texas)
Reposted with Revised Job Content 11-01-10
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VP – PMO
Excellent Base Compensation
Excellent Bonus Available
Our exclusive client is a major division of a multi-billion service industry leader seeking to gain a further competitive advantage by leveraging improvements in its business transformation and program management execution.
Position Description and Responsibilities:
This is a key business strategic Program Management Office leadership position, reporting directly to the Division President. This position will require an experienced PMO leader with broad business acumen, preferably with service / transactional industry background and experience (insurance or financial services).
This position requires a leader that is able to facilitate and drive change in a fast paced and “ever changing” entrepreneurial environment leveraging his/her strong interpersonal skills. Key to success in this position is the ability to work within the organization at all levels, creating value and buy-in as the division’s lead program management office (PMO) executive.
- This position will be responsible for managing and facilitating the entire division’s PMO (Program Management Office) and strategic transformation initiatives.
- This position will be accountable for the oversight of the entire division’s business transformation programs, projects, and the effectiveness of the business processes used to execute their improvement and implementation via division’s PMO.
- This position will partner with senior level management at the highest levels to assess current processes, projects and programs to identify and execute improvement opportunities.
- This position will manage the process of selecting, scoping and prioritizing projects and programs including review of resource utilization across the division.
- This position will have responsibility for planning and assisting in the execution of various programs and projects targeted towards improving the business’s overall performance.
- This position will deliver significant and quantifiable process improvement and financial benefit across the division.
- This role will be accountable for the effectiveness of the project/program management process and for its ultimate results that will enable the division’s projects/programs to meet or exceed customer needs and enable the division to achieve its strategic business objectives.
- This position will lead by example as an active change agent by managing complex projects and leverage influencing skills that come from deep experience as a subject matter expert in program and project management to drive the division’s strategic initiatives.
- This role will actively support and integrate its initiatives into the product development process life cycle to provide supporting resources and project execution leadership for effective and seamless product life cycle execution.
- This position will drive the “roll-out”, training, and long term cultural adoption of the service development process from a program management perspective.
- This position will act as a key driver of business strategic efforts through the PMO efforts within the division, supporting management/cross functional decisions by communicating the division-wide changes to employees and helping them to learn, understand, adjust and grow with the business’s strategic initiatives.
Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:
- BS / MS Technical Degree, MBA a plus
- PMI or NPDP certification desired
- 10+ years professional work experience with track record of delivery major results in a PMO role
- Success with leading product / service development teams in a transactional setting ( insurance or financial services )
- Experience in development / improvement of technology and product/service development process
- Broad business acumen / multi-disciplinary background
Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:
- Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
- Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
- Strong analytical skills and process focus
- Strong influencing skills and credibility to interact at all levels – including c-suite level leadership
- Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.
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