Manager, PMO

Ryan, LLC Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

The Manager, PMO will be responsible for leading and managing large, complex, cross functional enterprise initiatives and/or projects leveraging Agile & Scrum methodology best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all scoping, planning, execution and managing activities to ensure on-time delivery, within budget and meets or exceeds expectations

  • Partners with cross-functional stakeholders and team members to effectively prioritize, plan and organize the completion of project milestones and work

  • Escalates and manages project issues and risks to the appropriate stakeholders with clarity, timeliness, and professionalism

  • Tracks progress and provides timely status reporting of milestones, dependencies, risks and issues to initiative owners, key stakeholders, and leadership

  • Designs and delivers effective Change Management plans to effectively communicate and educate end users

  • Proactively evaluates business processes to identify and execute improvements leading to quantifiable savings to the Firm

  • Develops and provides education and coaching to elevate project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to meet project requirements

  • Supports the development and improvement of Business Excellence processes, best practices, templates/tools and training

  • Develops appropriate training and communication plans/content to support BX initiatives

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years' industry experience as a program or project manager, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex solutions, systems, or services

  • IT knowledge and/or IT project deployment experience preferred

  • Six Sigma/Lean experience

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.

Essential Skills Required:

  • Demonstrates leadership engagement and influencing skills

  • Demonstrates ability to work on cross-functional projects with tight deadlines

  • Manages multiple concurrent projects in a cross-functional organization and excels in a dynamic and collaborative environment supporting high-growth and fast-paced business units

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to coach teams to quickly identify core issues and determine solutions while creating structure around ambiguity

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks and successfully prioritize to deliver results in the face of competing business interests

  • Strong drive for results and continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated experience with Agile/Scrum Methodology

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Certificates and Licenses:

  • PMP Certification (preferred)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt (preferred)
  • Valid driver's license (required)

Work Environment:

  • Standard indoor working environment.

  • Long periods of sitting while working at computer.

  • Occasional long periods of standing.

  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 30 lbs.

  • Position requires regular interaction with employees and vendors both in person and via e-mail and telephone.

  • Independent travel requirement: up to 25%.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability


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Manager, PMO

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