Project Manager – IT PMO

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Kennesaw, GA


Direct Hire


Direct Hire

Start Date

Jan 2, 2024

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Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join the IT Planning & Governance team with our client n Kennesaw, GA (Hybrid / 4 days onsite, 1 day remote). This is a full-time opportunity with our client, a globally recognized brand. They are a well-established, yet growing and dynamic organization with a passion for its outstanding recreational use and outdoor products. PM should have experience leading enterprise-scale end-to-end solution implementation/delivery with SAP ERP systems.


* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or 10+ years equivalent work experience; MBA preferred.
* 10+ years of experience in IT and business/industry.
* 7 years of work experience in large, cross-functional teams influencing senior management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization.
* 7+ years of leadership experience in Project/Program management as part of managing, developing, implementing, and maintaining PMO
* Enterprise scale end-to-end solution implementation/delivery, specifically SAP ERP systems (Finance, Supply Chain, HR, Legal, ISD, etc) and other software solutions supporting the business (B2B, B2C, CRM, Warranty, Analytics (BI), etc)
* Certifications preferred include PMP, (CPM) (PMI ACP, or CSM). Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

* Manage all stages of the project life cycle including project initiation, scope definition, project schedule/cost, roadmaps, defining program ROIs & ensure the ability to measure risk and issue management project status reporting, implementation planning, and project closure activities using appropriate methodologies.
* Provide IT ‘Customer Centric based project management’- for IT Planning and PMO management of various programs and project management methodologies which include tracking disciplines, KPI measurement/dashboards, and related technology products.
* Collaborate with and persuade across, multiple areas with ISD leaders, and Business Unit stakeholders about the benefits of leveraging enterprise data, platforms, tools, and learnings, to benefit the entire organization.
* Implement and operationalize a Technology Business Management solution designed to position executives with the knowledge to manage and communicate the cost, quality, and value of IT Services.
* Assist with training and development of new process improvements and advancements in the IT Program Management Office:
* Guide the PMO team to keep projects on track and in scope. Partner with the functional teams on project demand and schedules
* Provide management reporting & analytics services for the IT Leadership Team
* Align processes, identify project priorities and objectives, resource planning, and departmental goals
* Establish and ensure appropriate Planning & Governance functions for the group or program, in accordance with enterprise policies, processes and practices. Manage to the success of the “IT Project & Program Portfolio” allowing the operating model and governance practices to deliver strategic initiatives and evolve further to meet higher business value outcomes against evolving business requirements.
* Responsible for evaluating IT suppliers and overseeing regular interaction and long-term relationships with vendors toward the aim of optimizing spend, service excellence and risk.
* Collaborate with IT and business functions to assure vendors are effectively managed and contracts are completely and efficiency leverage. Monitor contractual agreements for all IT vendors ensuring compliance and optimizing timing for renewals and renegotiations.

* Demonstrated success in providing project management leadership, oversight, and guidance to meet corporate policies, practices, and standards.
* Manage multiple, complex projects and prioritize workloads while working independently within a cross-functional team.
* Full project/program lifecycle experience required SDLC (Waterfall, Agile).
* Cross-functional knowledge of IT technologies applied across modern applications, infrastructure, cyber security, and management.
* Expertise in developing actionable plans to achieve strategic goals.
* Expertise in identifying areas of significant concern or opportunity and initiating research to identify critical problems.
* Exceptional communication, both written & verbal; that includes very good listening skills and an open attitude and acceptance to coaching and being coached.
* Ability to evangelize and educate on process, strategy, and investments to achieve the enterprise business and application strategy.

Compensation package: $150-160K plus bonus and benefits. The offered compensation to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include (but are not limited to) the type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc.)

For more information, please email: #LI-JT1 #LI-DNI

Project Manager – IT PMO

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