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PMO Director

Company: JDA Software
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Blue Yonder Title:PMO DirectorLocation: Dallas, TX or Scottsdale, AZOverview

  • The PMO Manager serves as a team member in the Global Operations group but embedded within the regional organization to ensure consistency, standardization and efficiencies in the delivery lifecycle
    • Acts as a BY Champion for the customer experience focused on driving customer success through the customer lifecycle (Opportunity + Services Delivery + Services Management)
    • Serves BY as a global champion for program/project management best practices within the region and global services delivery organizationsScope
      • Seeking a seasoned program/project management professional focused on driving PMO best practices and provides enablement, process and tool strategies/support to improve the customer experience across the delivery lifecycleWhat you'll do
        • Champion the organization delivery excellence initiatives in the region - -
        • Supports the regional leadership in driving proactive project health (e.g. supporting Red/Yellow projects and ensuring the Yellow ones turn Green, keeping the Red projects to a minimum etc.)
        • Maintain a knowledge repository: leverage best practices and methodologies in Knowledge Management; track and records lessons learned from projects to leverage them in the future
        • Perform onsite Customer visits to support PMs to drive delivery process excellence as required
        • Contributes to the design, improvement, and deployment of project delivery methodologies across the company
        • Works with global PMO and regional leadership on Project Manager enablement, processes and tools strategies, compliance, planning and execution
        • Assists in developing the culture of project management within the company by promoting project management disciplines and structured thinking in dealings with the business areas, and communicating the PMO's contribution to customers getting improved and faster "time-to-value"
        • Collates project reporting packages for Senior Leadership
        • Administers project audits and ensures accountability
        • Communicates new content to appropriate Project Managers and other stakeholders
        • Functions as support and advisor on global initiatives, and/or leads special Global PMO initiatives as neededWhat we are looking forMust Haves:
          • Minimum Bachelor's degree -
          • Minimum 8+ years of SaaS solution implementation experience, preferably in Program/Project Manager function supporting large enterprise implementations.
          • Possess knowledge and understanding of all region and global delivery practices
          • Outstanding business analysis, change management, creative and critical thinking, individual resourcefulness, problem solving, presentation, facilitation, mentoring, coaching and communication skills
          • Must be expert in PM best practices, disciplines and execution (traditional, agile, hybrid)
          • Able to manage multiple priorities and working in a matrix organization
          • Fluent in English (writing and speaking) is a must
          • Approx. 50% travel maximumNice to Haves:
            • Would be great to have experience in implementing both Core and Luminate solutions
            • Experience in collating data and publishing KPI dashboards to executives
            • Demonstrates motivation and drive with a hands-on approach, in an international and fast-paced growth environment
            • Independent and able to work with minimal supervision
            • Able to work in a geographically dispersed team environment requiring tasks to be performed outside of the normal office hours to accommodate global time zones
            • Ability to positively -influence -people in such a way that others follow and act willingly*:LI-AD1Our ValuesIf you want to know the heart of a company, take a look at their values. Ours unite us. They are what drive our success - and the success of our customers. Does your heart beat like ours? Find out here: is our strategy for fostering an inclusive environment we can be proud of. Check out Blue Yonder's inaugural which outlines our commitment to change, and our celebrating the differences in all of us in the words of some of our associates from around the world.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: JDA Software, Dallas , PMO Director, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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