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The Vice President PMO is responsible for the successful delivery of demand management, governance and project management - ensuring the organization meets strategic goals by continuously driving the successful execution of critical projects and initiatives. The VP, PMO will lead a robust PMO organization and partner with key stakeholders to determine strategic prioritization of demand, allocation of resources and capacity aligned with budget, and drive project completion against defined timelines and metrics.
The role will oversee all phases of PMO including project definitions, initiation, planning and execution (building of deliverables and monitoring) and closure. This leader will define and implement effective methodologies, establishing a stable framework (methods, tools, guidelines and standards) to support project teams and drive successful outcomes).
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Define And Maintain Effective Methodologies, Guidelines And Standards Aimed At Driving Successful Outcomes Across The Pmo Organization, Resulting In Defined Metrics Being Achieved Or Exceeded, Aligned With Organizational Goals And Strategies;
Facilitate And Govern Changes In Priority And Demand Commensurate With Changes In Strategy And Demand As Business Needs Change And Evolve;
Lead A Team Of Project Managers And Staff Aligned To Budgets; Ensuring Project Deliverables And Documented Scope Are Delivered On Time And Within Approved Budget In Accordance With Set Methodologies;
Establish Operational Plans And Forecasts Anticipating Future Demands And Initiatives. Oversee Demand And Capacity Management Activities, Assessing Existing Capacity And Adjusting Resources And Priorities, Timelines And Metrics To Align With Revised Strategic And Organizational Demands;
Work Closely With Stakeholders And Partners To Develop, Track, Analyze And Publish Project And Financial Reports, Scorecards And Performance Trends. Leverage Results To Drive Continuous Improvement And Results Across The Pmo Organization;
Build Strategic Relationships Across Relevant Business Functions And Teams In Order To Drive Alignment, Resolve Conflicts And Mitigate Competing Priorities.
College Degree In It, Organizational Management, Business Or Related Field Required, Advanced Degree Preferred. Certification In Project Management Strongly Desired;
A Minimum Of 10 Years Of Experience Leading A Customer Focused, It And/Or Enterprise Project Management Organization;
Demonstrated Experience Overseeing And Leading A Successful Pmo Organization In A Fast-Paced, Agile And Fluid Organization;
The Ideal Candidate Will Have A Proven Ability Of Strategic Analysis, Decision Making Based On Strategic Thinking, Bias For Action, Dependability, Collaboration And Ability To Clearly And Concisely Communicate Strategic Messages;
Executive Presence To Influence Executive Level Decision-Makers Required;
Knowledge Of The Foodservice Industry And The Complexities Leading/Managing In An Innovative It Environment Where Understanding Of A Quickly Evolving Market And Environment Is Key To Delivering Competitive Results;
A Consistent Record Of Managing Teams To Aggressive And Well Defined Performance Expectations;
Must Possess Superior Organizational Skills And A Proven Skill Set Of People Management;
Must Be Able To Manage Complex Relationships With A Variety Of Stakeholders And Partners With A High Degree Of Influence And Persuasion;
High Level Of Financial And Business Acumen, Able To Analyze And Solve Problems With Varying Degrees Of Complexity.
US Foods, Inc.