Responsible for management of project managers including recruitment, development, retention, goal setting and evaluation. This role will coordinate activities of staff with other IT departments and stake holders. Oversee onboarding, selection and on-going performance of contract resources. Communicate project and program information with IT Leadership Team. Partner with IT PMO to drive process improvements, standards and policies the organization will adhere to in delivering the IT Project Portfolio and business initiatives.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Coaches, mentors, motivates and supervises team members and contractors, and influences them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
Supports the Project Management team work environment through the implementation of understandable and effective standard processes, practices & tools
Effectively communicates expectations to staff and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Liaises with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
Fosters an environment of continuous improvement.
Effectively manages the employees and contractors assigned through partnership & collaboration with the UNFI senior management team.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5-10 years project management experience and/or training.
Demonstrated experience in personnel management
Proven capability recruiting and developing talent
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Proficient at communicating effectively to all levels of an organization
Management of multiple stakeholders
Strong familiarity with the PMBOK standard project management approach
Strong familiarity with project management software
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Excellent interpersonal and listening skills.
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
Strong understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. UNFI is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.