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PMO Manager

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Principal Responsibilities of the Role

  • Responsible for driving the portfolio management discipline in partnership with their assigned IT Senior Leader(s) and developing a trusted advisor relationship with them.
  • Defines, plans, tracks, and manages portfolios, including identifying key resources, providing the direction required to meet the program/project objectives and commitments (schedule, resource, cost, benefits, scope, content) and ensuring appropriate mgmt., customer, and supplier involvement throughout the program lifetime.


  • Partners with the IT Senior Leaders and drives annual roadmap planning and prioritization of Invest projects/programs for financial approval in accordance with established budgets/timeframes
  • Responsible for maintenance to organizational performance standards on project related data quality
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of portfolio management from discovery through delivery implementation
  • Responsible for resource modeling
  • Provides management and strategic direction to a project team and shares responsibility for the project development, budget and schedule
  • Set priorities, defines dependencies, and schedules activities
  • Reports on financial data for portfolios/programs/projects
  • Creates high quality, timely, and informative status updates that management can leverage for Steering Committees, Executive Portfolio Reviews, and CIO meetings
  • Ensures projects / programs are delivered on time and within budget
  • Manages risk exposure across multiple programs
  • Develop and maintain project, program and/or PMO operational metrics
  • Prepares and delivers effective presentations to stakeholders
  • Identifies key project risks and manage to ensure the delivery of business goals
  • Ensures consistency and adherence to PMO operational standards and processes
  • Leads global project management collaboration efforts

What you need for this position:

Functional Skills

  • 7-10 years’ experience in project and program delivery
  • Financial forecasting and budget analysis.
  • Resource forecasting and capacity planning.
  • Decision making
  • Financial management of portfolios/programs/projects exceeding $5M
  • Problem management / Root Cause Analysis
  • Project and Program management
  • Risk Management
  • SDLC Methodology – Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development
  • Strategic Sourcing & Vendor Management
  • Understanding of future technologies

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of budgeting and work scheduling tools and techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of SDLC / ability to apply SDLC using Solution Delivery Methodology
  • Project / portfolio management tools – Project / BVP/ CBA / PPM
  • Understand the advances in technology during the project’s execution, infrastructure changes that impact security and data management and unknown dependent relationships among hardware, software, network infrastructure and data
  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Certification in PMP and / or Agile related required; Graduate Degree desired

Soft Skills

  • Ability to execute with minimal manager direction
  • Ability to influence
  • Learning Agility
  • Adaptability / ability to manage change/ agility
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership — Effectively leads teams & people
  • Problem solving / analytical thinking
  • Ability to interface with C-Suite Leaders
  • Navigating organizational politics
  • Time management / prioritization

Language Skills

  • Fluent English and French
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