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Thousand Oaks, CA Contract Posted: Friday, 21 April 2017
 
 
Our client, a leading fortune company is looking for Sr Project Manager. This is for initial duration of 8 months and is located in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Top Skill Sets:
  • Strong leadership, PM skills and ability to manage a complex portfolio of projects to successful and interdependent milestones to ensure high quality work product that is delivered on time.
  • Ability to tactfully negotiate and positively influence both peers and executive leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and partner in a complex, Matrix environment
Description:
  • This position provides program management and leadership to the Source to Pay Initiative.
  • Apply project management best practices to develop right structure and framework in the execution of this initiative.
  • Provide operational leadership to initiative and work stream leads, including project planning, analysis, and execution.
  • Help plan and facilitate work stream meetings and all initiative meetings including steering committee and core team meetings.
  • Pressure-test initiative and work stream strategies, approaches, analytic work, and content of executive presentations and deliverables; provide advice to initiative and work stream leads and teams to deliver comprehensive, high quality and timely outputs.
  • Ensure consistency of approach among work streams and roll-up to initiative-level outputs as needed Identify and manage cross-initiative and cross-work stream interdependencies, including coordination of decisions and activities of other functional initiatives.
  • Partner with consulting firm to ensure all meetings are effective - including agendas, pre-read materials, facilitation, minutes, action-logs and follow up activities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • lMBA and/or PMP certification
  • Six Sigma Black Belt, Total Quality Management (TQM), Lean Manufacturing, Agile or other continuous improvement methodology experience
  • Strong leadership, PM skills and ability to manage a complex portfolio of projects to successful and interdependent milestones to ensure high quality work product that is delivered on time.
  • Strong analytical skills to assess performance and identify improvement opportunities with minimal direction.
  • Ability to tactfully negotiate and positively influence both peers and executive leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills necessary to forge consensus among competing client interests.
  • Stays up to date on the latest thinking in relevant improvement methodologies (eg, process improvement, human performance, organizational, strategic etc.).
  • Ability to combine technical problem-solving skills with business acumen to determine best business solution.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and partner in a complex, Matrix environment
  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity, ability to see the big picture, ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses and influence decision-making.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills including executive presentation skills. Effective in action-oriented scoping and execution including translating strategy into actionable objectives.
Qualified candidates please send your Word format updated resume at the earliest to (see below), Thank You!

Thousand Oaks, CA, United States of America
IT
Hiring Manager
NT17-03708
4/21/2017 7:03:20 AM


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