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D-J Engineering, Inc.

219 W. 6th Ave.
Augusta , KS
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Programs Manager

D-J Engineering, Inc.
Augusta, KS Full time
Posted on May 16, 2018

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other leadership, and key business stakeholders to understand their strategic portfolio and business goals.
  • Create a program and product delivery strategy that aligns with market opportunities and company’s product roadmap
  • Drive cross-functional planning and effective execution of studies through the development and monitoring of fully integrated, cross-functional, study specific timelines and budgets
  • Leads the coordination of project activities and resources across the organization in a manner that maximizes efficiency and minimizes conflicts.
  • Direct a team of program and project managers to drive and deliver cross-functional programs that contribute a key company product portfolio.
  • Develops (or oversees) project plans and scope ensuring stakeholders buy in and regulatory compliance
  • Partner with Development Leaders to assist in all aspects of initiating, planning and executing program strategy
  • Evolve PMO processes, tools, metrics, and policies ensuring they drive productivity, quality and business success.
  • Ensure we effectively deliver our portfolio and enterprise roadmap, managing change effectively, understanding the value of the projects and ensuring the appropriate level of transparency

 

Skills/Competencies:

  • They should demonstrate a genuine sense of ownership and have a keen desire to work through complex technical challenges at enterprise scale.
  • Ability to remain flexible and change priorities in a fast-paced environment is crucial.
  • Ability to envision future, state business services/processes and to construct roadmaps representing evolution from current to future state
  • Proven understanding of how to manage a PMO Department with solid knowledge of PMO concepts and ability to drive projects to completion.
  • Prior experience successfully managing teams with both directly and indirectly reports ensuring good collaboration and coordination between multiple sites and time zones.
  • Success record in delivering internal and customer-facing programs on time with high quality standards.
  • Ability to collaborate and resolve complex issues while obtaining buy-in cross functional stakeholders
  • Subject Matter Expert in the best practices of project management, including: project lifecycle, scope definition and management, planning and scheduling, monitoring, communication cycles, managing project teams and risk management.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to establish direction, build alliances, and inspire and motivate others.
  • Strong assessment and analytical skills, with ability to determine key issues, develop effective actions plans and implement to successful conclusion.
  • Strong collaboration skills, with demonstrated ability to create and foster a collaborative work environment, maintain effective, high performance teams, and organize people and resources to solve problems and identify opportunities.
  • Strong facilitation, negotiation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate data and information professionally, effectively, persuasively and on a timely basis, both orally and in writing to diverse individuals and groups inside and outside of the organization.

 

Experienced:

  • 10 + years relevant experience in Project Management or Program Management, which should include leading cross-functional teams and large and/or complex enterprise wide projects.
  • 4 + years’ experience managing staff and developing staff skill capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and ability work with executives
  • Broad knowledge of program management practices in the manufacturing.

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