Job Description :
Company Overview:

Creating value by bringing together the right people to achieve results is our motto. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with us because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success.

Our client, one of the largest distributors of natural gas in the northeast US, serving customers in NY, MA, and RI seeks an accomplished PMO-Director.


Description:
Director, Project Management Office (PMO) provides oversight and project management to all Finance projects. Responsible for Finance PMO methodology development and delivery.
Partners with finance to identify projects and establish timelines. Responsible for creating business cases and setting project budgets. Resolves or escalates project management issues to Finance leadership.
Uses expertise to find creative and effective approaches to reduce time / cost for projects. Applies risk mitigation knowledge to limit financial loss and promote profitability.
Leads the establishment of service level agreements to meet project expectations and deliverables.
Reports to the VP, Finance Excellence and is accountable for consistent project methodology delivery within Finance.
Responsible for establishing project needs, creating a business case and roadmap with finance project sponsors and project teams. Creates and documents project plans, dependencies, critical resources, constraints & risks.
Leverages knowledge of finance processes to provide guidance and feedback when developing project plans.
Recommends the prioritization of finance projects to leadership to ensure company objectives and timelines are met. Partners with U.S. CFO to determine prioritization of projects.
Leads the development of project plans through partnership, including gathering requirements, defining business/ technical requirement, and effective documentation of the stakeholder needs.
Socializes and documents key project decisions with both the Finance team and other business areas.
Leads the development of key milestones, deliverables and implementation plan.
Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements project changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost and quality objectives.
Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential risks of project schedules.
Manages the resolution of schedule issues and escalates critical issues to management.
Responsible for communicating updates and evaluating project milestones with key customers and stakeholders as well as with executive leadership.
Coordinates with Change Management Office to develop a change plan and any necessary training for Finance and the business.
Conducts formal reviews with the business sponsor at project completion to confirm successful completion and to document project lessons learned.
Provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to project performance.
Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors and key internal customers of both finance and the other functional areas.
Develops and leads teams that lead or management projects in areas of establishing project plans, timelines and project budgets.
Provides counsel to employees, manages third-party consultants and contractors, and advises senior leaders as necessary.
Builds and manages results-driven teams by taking a strategic and technical view of performance management by involving employees in planning, relationship building and project planning processes.
Accountable for ensuring teams adhere and support financial and non-financial controls.

Requirements:
Project scope and roadmap development. Finance project management. Finance Project financial and budget management.
PMO and project buy-in. Service Level Agreement establishment. Risk mitigation. Effective business partnerships.
Project team leadership. Project timelines with competing priorities maintenance. End-to-end process management.
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred with a minimum of 15 years in finance and/or project management roles with increasing responsibility; PMP certification.
Demonstrated ability to drive large-scale projects across a complex finance organization.
Background in utility service business activities and projects.
Proven experience managing risks and issues across projects and programs.
Effective collaboration and partnership capabilities.
Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
Excellent written / oral communication skills, follow-up, and negotiation skills.
Ability to build and develop teams of multi-skilled financial professional.



I''d love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley.

If you''re looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we''d like to work with you. We''re driven, people driven. We also offer group health Insurance (employee paid on a pre-tax basis

NOTE: “Candidates that are offered a position are required to pass pre-employment drug and background screening”