We are looking for a strong leader with deep experience in leading a global IT project management team.
Responsibilities of this position will involve leading overall project management for the Colleague Experience and Technology team in the Americas. The group is under the IT department which spans across IT focused projects and real-estate related projects. We are seeking a standout colleague that has superb communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent follow through.
Your role has the responsible of the delivery of IT tools and services projects and programs globally to our VMware colleagues. The CET PMO organization is the focal point of contact for all IT groups, and acts as the single interface between REW, Finance, Audio Visual and IT Operation Teams to standardize processes, procedures, and vendors.
Project Management Effectiveness
Your passion will become contagious within the team
You will have an outgoing personality while making meaningful relationships between business partners
Ask questions that bring out ideas and stimulates discussion
Identifies and resolves conflicts within partners
Actively leads changes in project scope
Identifies potential risks, and develops effective response plans
Translates terminology between technical and non-technical staffs
Utilizes a variety of reward and recognition methods to motivate team members
Shows consistency among principles, values and behavior and demonstrates honesty and integrity
Delivers the most complex internal, cross-segment and enterprise projects on time and within budget
Defines project scope, objectives and work that support business goals in collaboration with key partners
Delivers on requirements by understanding and balancing the contending demands for project scope, time, cost, risk, and quality
Leads projects that involve complex objectives and have multiple cross-site/cross-functional sponsors, owners and/or team members
Develops full-scale project plans and associated project management documentation
Watches out for effectiveness of processes and procedures and makes recommendations for improvement.
Fosters an environment conducive to delivery of high-quality products and problem-free implementations using documented, repeatable standard methodologies
Communication and Organization
Consistent track record aligning and influencing partners across the organization.
Possess a high level of curiosity about upcoming technology with a focus on how new technologies can benefit VMware.
Ability to maneuver between high-level critical thinking and detailed project work.
Coordinates matrixed team efforts to improve performance, productivity and successful achievement of project
Ability to reset, pivot and re-plan when requirements change while keeping partners on the same page
Ensures that a deep understanding of partner communication needs is integrated into the project planning process
Effectively interacts with all levels of management
Effectively delivers tough messages to executives, key partners, team members and peers
Fully understands the appropriateness of different types of communication (memo, letter, report, etc.) and different media types (formal, written, voice, e-mail, face-to-face, etc.) when presenting information one-on-one or in groups
Fosters a mindset which encourages clear communication across multiple sites and functional areas
Coaches, mentors, motivates and supervises project team members and contractors, and influences them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Looks for opportunities inside and outside the department to make continuous improvements, suggest alternatives, provide feedback to partners in key processes, techniques and procedures, improving the department's ability to meet customer needs and provide a delightful technology experience for all VMware colleagues
Stays abreast of knowledge of industry practices and trends
Experience leading teams of up to 10 members
Prior experience in Colleague Experience or End User Computing
Domestic and International travel and overnight stays
Attendance: This full-time position is exempt and requires the ability to be present and available during business hours to meet company and department needs. Additional hours or flexible schedule may be required.