Enterprise Portfolio Manager in Tampa, FL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 6/15/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 389822

Johnson Service Group is recruiting an Enterprise Portfolio Manager for a great client of ours in Tampa, FL.  This is a direct hire role.

Position Summary Description

  • Design, create and oversee enterprise Project Management Offices (PMO) and Project Management Center of Excellence (PMCoE).
  • Directly accountable for overall portfolio management and project delivery process, while providing training, coaching and support to project sponsors, managers and teams.  
  • Drives the leadership, administration, decision-support and facilitation of a portfolio of projects and programs across the enterprise for the purposes of value add to the Cooperative and Member Systems. 
  • Leads all enterprise front end planning and resource planning activities and supports the execution of initiatives within the portfolio, working with all stakeholders to monitor and analyze activities to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • This collaborative leader will contribute significantly to the analysis, prioritization, and other key inputs driving decisions regarding work plans, program and project execution, and strategy.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Project Management, or related field. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Degree is a plus. 
  • Ten (10) years of progressive experience in project management, program management and/or business analytics in a utility environment that includes proper alignment of people, process and technology to meet business requirements. 
  • At least three (3) years of planning and/or managing large complex projects. 

Core Competencies: Adaptable, Collaborative, Conscientious, Critical-Thinking, Outcome-Driven and Professional

Technical Competencies/Skills

  • Project Management Organization
  • Project planning and management
  • Program management
  • Continuous improvement tools and methods
  • Root cause identification and analysis
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Analytic tools and methods
  • Strategic planning tools and concepts
  • Financial acumen, including budgeting and NPV analysis
  • Strong Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Primavera or comparable project management software tool
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Soft Competencies/Skills:

  • Effective verbal/nonverbal, listening and written communications
  • Effective supervision, performance management and talent development
  • Presentation
  • Workforce resource planning
  • Strategic and innovative thinker
  • Analytical
  • Multi-tasking – multiple assignments and demands
  • Problem solving
  • Process planning and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with all levels within and outside of the organization. 

Essential Functions

  • Maintains the protocols supporting enterprise project management standards
  • Directs the enterprise front end planning process, including the cross-functional assessment of business cases for project development. 
  • Directs the overall performance, oversight, and reporting for portfolios of projects and program initiatives in pursuit of Cooperative short-term and long-term enterprise portfolio objectives. 
  • Provides a safe and productive work environment for team members congruent with desired culture and in full support of  purpose, core values, core competencies and organizational goals. 
  • Partners with project and program sponsors to assess risk of initiatives on business activities, develop mitigation strategies, and track progress against those initiatives. 
  • Coordinates with other functional leaders in the development and approval of annual and multi-year work plans that proactively meet the needs of the Member Systems. 
  • Provides project readiness assessment at each stage of the project methodology. Implement process improvement initiatives that help standardize on-going tracking and improve overall efficiency 
  • Leads the resource analysis during the planning cycles and as input to the change request management process to allocate resources optimally and identify resource allocation risks. 
  • Leads the performance functions for the processes, methods, tools, compliance and adoptions for project management, program management and other applicable areas of the governance model. 
  • Monitors and evaluates project progress, risks, issues, and dependencies to maintain project portfolio controls, including developing and communicating delivery metrics. 
  • Leads the development and implementation of project management standards, training and coaching concepts to strengthen project leaders. 
  • Monitors, analyzes and continually communicates the overall health and status of the short-term and long-term enterprise portfolio, keeping senior and executive leadership informed for effective decision-making. 
  • Administers and complies with applicable Board policies. 
  • Partners with other organizational leaders to identify and implement best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to improve productivity and optimize capital project cost. 
  • Maintains effective working relationships with all stakeholders including employees at all levels within the Cooperative and Member System.   
  • Supports the execution of corporate and division vision, strategic initiatives and objectives. 
  • Performs other duties as applicable to the position or as assigned.
Qualified candidates may apply direct or send resume to Chris at cbrien@jsginc.com.


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