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Director of Project Management

Company: Metal Toad
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Director of Project Management at Metal Toad enables successful, profitable projects through ensuring adherence to Project Management standards. The Director of Project Management is the head of the Project Management Office (PMO) at Metal Toad, and directly manages a team of Project Managers as well as maintaining a small number of projects personally. Working together with the head of software engineering and consulting, the Director of Project Management ensures that projects are properly staffed and planned and reports out on status on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.REMOTE WORKMetal Toad has been a remote-work first company since August of 2019 and this is a 100% remote role. Options for local co-working spaces (WeWork, etc.) are available for people with challenging WFH situations. Metal Toad has team members in Los Angeles, Portland, Colorado, Atlanta, Canada, and many cities in Brazil.VALUESMetal Toad is a values-driven company; please be sure to read our corporate values statement before applying for this job.RESPONSIBILITIESEnsure Production profitability by...Making decisions on PMO hiring and subcontractor allocation.Ensuring PMO (including self) meets utilization targets.Ensuring PMO adherence to time logging standards.Ensuring all project time logs are audited daily.Ensuring all project underservicing, or overage is surfaced internally to project teams and management so issues can be addressed.Working with project teams to modify plans to keep projects on budget and successful.Ensure high PMO performance by...Ensuring new PMO team members are properly onboarded.Ensuring sprint commitment acceptance by the customer.Ensuring adherence to internal and customer communication standards.Supporting work-in-progress timeliness standards.Maintain the highest professional standards by...Looking for and sharing the latest professional thought leadership in the PMO space.Ensuring PMO compliance (including self) with ongoing role certification standards.Help coordinate twice-per-year production hack-a-thons, to support new technology learning and marketing initiatives.Delegating tasks to the right people, with the right authority.Recruit & retain great talent by...Creating 2+ public contributions (blog, video, etc) per year, creating a track record of thought leadership.Ensuring A-player talent acquisition via participation in the hiring process using the WHO method for hiring. Ensure 80%+ retention of PMO team members through implementation of established Metal Toad management best practices.TOOLSJiraConfluenceG-Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive)SlackZoomQUALIFICATIONS8+ years of experience in project managementAt least 1 certification in Scrum, SAFE, Agile, PMP, or other project management systemDirect work experience in software developmentDirect work experience in professional services/agency workDirect management experience (hire/fire authority)

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