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Director of Project Management in STRONGSVILLE at Acuative

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

The Acuative PMO will take a balanced approach to driving major projects forward and facilitating project management best practices across the organization worldwide. Director of Project Management will develop project drivers to ensure project and program alignment, coordination and success. The PMO will provide frameworks which drive tangible, short and long-term value to projects and our customers. 

We are specifically looking for a PMO Director who will enable a team to



•         Influence planning processes and interconnect projects to create a PMO



•         Identify and develop project management methodology, frameworks, best practices and standards



•         Enable the sharing of resources and tools across the organization



•         Strike a balance between agility, planning and forecasting in order to operate most effectively within our development environment



•         Train on methodologies and frameworks for project success across the business globally



•         Encourage project drivers/managers and service deliver managers to keep corporate strategies and objectives top of mind



•         Establish company-wide objective visibility of PMO run projects via consistent communication of project status and their associated KPIs



•         Manage expectations and priorities across all teams throughout the lifecycle of a project, while providing context to promote understanding and alignment



•         Bring the right people together at the right time to ensure project success



•         Productively engage project managers and contributors, mining for conflict to ensure honest communication, feedback and transparency



•         Identify potential roadblocks and risks in order to minimize the impact to the business


The Successful PMO Director is:



•         Able to keep teams and projects nimble/agile, allowing them to adapt to change



•         Service oriented



•         A great mediator; able to broker conversations while focusing on desired results



•         Able to promote a positive, engaging work/project environment while maintaining high-performance



•         10 years of project management experience in roles with increasing scope and responsibility



•         5+ years management experience, ideally building and growing a team





Additional skill set: 
Superior analytical/problem solving capability 
Technical integrity gained through demonstrated success in implementing large, complex projects 
Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 
Strong organizational and leadership skills 
High degree of ability to coach and motivate individuals 
Goal-oriented 
Ability to maintain professional and positive attitude 


Job Requirements

The Acuative PMO will take a balanced approach to driving major projects forward and facilitating project management best practices across the organization worldwide. Director of Project Management will develop project drivers to ensure project and program alignment, coordination and success. The PMO will provide frameworks which drive tangible, short and long-term value to projects and our customers. 

We are specifically looking for a PMO Director who will enable a team to



•         Influence planning processes and interconnect projects to create a PMO



•         Identify and develop project management methodology, frameworks, best practices and standards



•         Enable the sharing of resources and tools across the organization



•         Strike a balance between agility, planning and forecasting in order to operate most effectively within our development environment



•         Train on methodologies and frameworks for project success across the business globally



•         Encourage project drivers/managers and service deliver managers to keep corporate strategies and objectives top of mind



•         Establish company-wide objective visibility of PMO run projects via consistent communication of project status and their associated KPIs



•         Manage expectations and priorities across all teams throughout the lifecycle of a project, while providing context to promote understanding and alignment



•         Bring the right people together at the right time to ensure project success



•         Productively engage project managers and contributors, mining for conflict to ensure honest communication, feedback and transparency



•         Identify potential roadblocks and risks in order to minimize the impact to the business


The Successful PMO Director is:



•         Able to keep teams and projects nimble/agile, allowing them to adapt to change



•         Service oriented



•         A great mediator; able to broker conversations while focusing on desired results



•         Able to promote a positive, engaging work/project environment while maintaining high-performance



•         10 years of project management experience in roles with increasing scope and responsibility



•         5+ years management experience, ideally building and growing a team





Additional skill set: 
Superior analytical/problem solving capability 
Technical integrity gained through demonstrated success in implementing large, complex projects 
Good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 
Strong organizational and leadership skills 
High degree of ability to coach and motivate individuals 
Goal-oriented 
Ability to maintain professional and positive attitude 


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