Director, Program Management Office Explorys, Inc.
Explorys is establishing a Program Management Office (?PMO?) and we?re hiring a leader to drive it forward. In this role, the PMO Lead will manage, coach, and mentor project managers as well as establish, adopt, and enhance processes, practices, tools, and standards required to run an effective project delivery business. The Lead will oversee all projects and will report status and project metrics to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). He/she will also be the focal point for client and internal team issue escalation and will regularly interact with clients to assess client satisfaction and gauge progress against expected project outcomes.
Hire, train, lead, motivate, coach, and manage a high-performing team of project managers
Actively strive to optimize overall resource planning and utilization across multiple projects and teams
Ensure consistency of project management best practices
Work with project team to achieve high levels of client satisfaction.
Establish, adopt, and enhance effective processes, practices, tools, and standards for all PMO functions
Track and report on key project management metrics related to client satisfaction, utilization, effort, revenue, margin, and risk
Coach, advise and drive the adoption of project tools, processes and methodologies to assure that projects are managed and sponsored to achieve a successful outcome
Ensure project managers adequately evaluate probability and impact of risk, develop and implement quality and risk management plans for minimizing impact on project/program objectives and deliverables, and effectively manage project/program budget towards expected profitability.
Leads project reviews for key projects.
Contribute to pre-sales efforts by through project plan, work estimates, and schedule development for proposals along with providing project management content for RFP responses
BS in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or relevant discipline required
Experience in large-scale implementations of Big Data software and analytical solutions
Solid experience in project management, risk management, and process improvement
Ability to energize, motivate, and lead a strong team of highly educated and experienced project managers
Ability to work/lead resources in a matrix organization
Strong interpersonal and management skills
Well organized and highly efficient
Project Management Professional certification
Excellent written, and oral communication skills
Ability to work well with all levels of an organization
Self-starter, energetic and motivated contributor
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