Oracle Director, Cloud PMO and Implementations in Overland Park, Kansas
Manages people who lead internal information system-specific projects. Projects are often cross-functional and involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, PC deployment and the like.
Oversees plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with internal customer or department personnel. Organizes project activities that may entail interdepartmental meetings and communication ensuring completion of the project on schedule and within budget constraints. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of project management, product design or related experience needed.
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Director, Cloud PMO and Implementations
The Oracle Food and Beverage Business Unit is seeking a Director of Cloud PMO and Implementation will be responsible for overseeing a portfolio of projects and a team of project managers to deliver software, hardware, customer and process development projects on time and within budget. The perfect candidate obsesses over project definition, execution, risk mitigation, and customer and internal stakeholder satisfaction. This person identifies and proposes project management strategies and techniques to assess the true status of projects and to help enable speed of project delivery, improved resource management and utilization transparency. The PMO will work closely with key business leaders and will work to ensure the overall health of the project portfolio.
Provides oversight for the project portfolio
Assists leadership in building out of a team of competent project managers
Mentors and provides guidance to project managers
Periodic and consistent reporting of projects status to senior leadership
Maintains appropriate and consistent tools and reporting vehicle for review of projects and ensures consistent approach to planning and reporting by project managers
Summarizes project plans, financial analysis, schedules and budgets by using project management tools and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete a project
Ensure on-time, high-quality project delivery in accordance with the company s prioritized project portfolio. Adapt plans to evolving business needs and communicate changes
Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports / meeting minutes, and by participating in PMO and customer project status update meetings
Resolves project issues by working with internal and external team members, project customers, and others as appropriate
Influences leadership on technical or business solutions
Partner with cross functional team leaders to define and communicate clear and actionable deliverables, with owners, timelines, and success criteria. Identify dependencies and resolve issues across teams
Define and implement a framework for periodic reporting, and proactively coordinate teams to ensure timelines are met and risks are mitigated
Create a project dashboard for leadership which outlines overall project portfolio status and risk for all projects underway. Publish project dashboard weekly. Implement mechanisms to ensure the organization has weekly visibility to progress and expected timelines
Track deadlines, deliverables, resources, and timelines across all project teams. Hold owners accountable for timelines, provide the organization regular status updates, and identify and resolve issues
Drive project prioritization based on business priorities, resource availability, and timelines and communicate the priorities internally
Bachelor or Master s degree
10 years of project management experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Experience in a software development environment
Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience
Job: *Information Technology
Title: Director, Cloud PMO and Implementations
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 180015TN