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Global Director of PMO & IT Governance

Company: LifeWave Corporate
Location: Provo
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

This position is based in Lehi, Utah, and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. POSITION SUMMARY This position will be responsible for establishing an Enterprise Project Management Office with corresponding governance, templates, and processes, and over time will build a PMO team. The role is expected to manage a portfolio of initiatives as well as create a PMO foundation that can quickly define and implement clear expectations for the organization.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position will oversee internal and external project managers. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish an Enterprise Project Management Office function with the corresponding process, governance, pipeline management, portfolio management, and KPIs.
  • Partner proactively with key stakeholders to plan and deliver strategic initiatives from project/program intake through result measurement and completion.
  • Lead cross-functional project and commercial technology transformational initiatives, work closely with function leader, BU leader, and IT leaders.
  • Provide guidance and governance to ensure high quality of project documentation.
  • Serve as an internal expert on project management methodology, consulting techniques, and technology-based tools.
  • Ensure solutions meet expectations regarding scope, schedule, budget, and quality.
  • Responsible for strategically developing technology-enabled solutions and processes as well as providing continuous improvements for specific areas in how IT manages itself as a business, including process, governance, methodology, vendors, and overall performance.
  • Ensures all provided technology services and solutions meet business needs for reliability, performance, and security.
  • Financial acumen to manage and adhere to plans, budgets, and variances within the IT function.
  • Maintains effective communication with project teams and all levels of management.
  • Develop thought leadership with business partners and IT teams to build, align, execute, and evolve to the strategic and tactical goals for the designated area.
  • Operate with a commitment to establishing practices based on the newest trends, processes, and technologies.
  • Manage resource allocation according to business priorities and the portfolio/pipeline.
  • Lead and document lessons learned after project completion and ensure review of lessons learned during project initiation.QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline including computer science, engineering, business administration, or similar.
    • PMP, PgMP, or PRINCE2 certification required.
    • Combined 10 years of experience in project management, program management, and PMO management.
    • Experience with Organizational Change Management (OCM) to build the PM organization and support technology project implementations.
    • 5+ years experience working with global companies with international responsibilities.
    • Excellent knowledge of project management principles including PMBOK, PRINCE2, financial management, and risk management.
    • Deep knowledge of project management tools, methods, and approaches.
    • Extensive experience in leadership roles, managing teams across geography and time zones.
    • Excellent leadership and team management skills
    • Strategic mindset with the ability to drive technology innovation and translate into tangible business outcomes.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships both internally and externally.
    • Excellent communication skills

Keywords: LifeWave Corporate, Provo , Global Director of PMO & IT Governance, Executive , Provo, Utah

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