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Director, Enterprise PMO

Posted: 09/08/2022

Position Title: Director, Enterprise PMO
Open Positions: 1
Posted Date: September 7, 2022
Location: Lee’s Summit, MO (201 Building)
Department: EPMO
Supervisor: Renee Darmstadt
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Summary Directs all enterprise portfolio and project management activities throughout the organization to ensure projects are selected & prioritized in a manner that optimizes the enterprise ROI, aligns with strategic objectives that are monitored and completed on time and on budget. Ensures adherence to project management frameworks, methodologies, processes, and best practices. Responsible for the management of the Enterprise Project Management Office. Reports to the VP, Transformation Office.
Duties • Develops and maintains internal and external business relationships vital to the success of the Enterprise Project Management Office. • Directs the development, continuous improvement, training and enforcement of project management methodologies, tools, and processes used within GEHA. • Develops and leads an enterprise executive governance committee and establishes an objective project selection and prioritization framework. • Accountable for management of EPMO department budgets including any vendor or third party contracts that support the EPMO. • Refines and develops project management processes supporting all projects for the enterprise (business and IT). • Ensures adherence to and participates in the monitoring of quality assurance of project management guidelines. • Provide oversight, coordination, support and communication with all functional area leadership that is impacted by the portfolio of projects which consists of the scope, business value, risk, and resource requirements. • Motivates and coaches the team to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work and to achieve their department goals and objectives. • Provides formalized, continuous work direction and leadership to EPMO team of professionals, while leading transformational change. • Develops, tracks, monitors and communicates portfolio metrics and status with Executive Management and other stakeholders • Directs EPMO team to develop, track, monitor and communicate project progress against the project plan. • Works with EPMO team & project stakeholders to develop project requirements, quality measures, standards, processes, cost estimates and milestones. • Creates, refines and updates resource forecasts and resource allocations for the enterprise portfolio of projects, including strategic sourcing with consultants and partners. • Establishes and directs a cross-functional team to implement and continuously improve the Project Management Life Cycle, System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology.
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Education Requirements Requires a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, or related academic field; Master’s degree preferred.
Experience Requirements • Requires ten years of experience in Business and/or including five years of experience managing people in a project or program capacity with a demonstrated record of project management success both in results achieved and in use of a professional methodology; or any combination of education and experience providing the types and levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the job. • Additional years of qualifying experience will be considered in lieu formal education. • Requires prior experience in EPMO implementation. • Requires effective knowledge and prior application of project management methodologies/frameworks. • Requires ability to establish goals, objectives, and action plans. • Requires ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. • Requires knowledge of ServiceNow Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM) module. • Requires highly-effective interpersonal and communication skills. • Requires strong analytical, problem solving, and planning ability. • Requires strong general business acumen, including financial management skills. • Prior experience in implementing resource capacity planning preferred. • Ability to critically evaluate information from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details and abstract low-level information to a more general understanding. • Incumbent is required to obtain knowledge of GEHA’s Affirmative Action policy and make decisions regarding employment, promotion, and termination of employees that comply with its principles.
Reporting Relationships and Contacts Reports to the VP, Transformation Office. Contacts include management at all levels, employees from various departments as subject matter experts, consultants, and vendors
GEHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we will not discriminate against any individual based on sex, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, military status, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, as well as all other characteristics and qualities protected by federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
An Executive Order was released stating that federal contractors must require COVID-19 vaccinations for all US employees. As a company that works on federal contracts, we have a legal requirement to comply with the executive order, if it is enforced.

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