Project Manager, PMO (Corporate Initiatives)

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
2021-2468
# of Openings
1
Category
Marketing & Product Management

Overview

Check out this great opportunity to join Shure in a high-visibility role aligned with our corporate initiatives globally! 

 

In your role as Project Manager, PMO, you will provide overall project management for assigned business projects to include definition, recommendation, implementation and evaluation of work in accordance with Corporate Project Governance process framework.  Additionally, you will ensure key deliverables are met and resolve any barriers or issues that may arise.

Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Provides overall project management for assigned Corporate Projects or support to Corporate Project teams.
  • Works with PMs, Project Sponsors, and Process Owners and other stakeholders to educate, adhere and follow the CPG Process Framework for implementing Corporate Projects.
  • Coordinates and plans the project meetings as necessary to support key deliverables for assigned projects.
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead multiple mid to large size project in terms of complexity and size from inception to implementation.

Facilitation & Communication

  • Lead and/or support Corporate Projects by facilitating Project Kickoff meetings and/or Business Requirements Workshops.
  • Lead CP teams in Communication planning/execution, Change Management, Training and UAT to support successful completion of corporate projects.
  • Assist in communicating project progress, barriers, issues and accomplishments of projects to CPG as necessary.
  • Proactively identify risks and recommend mitigation plans to address in support of corporate projects.

Process Management

  • Works with the Business to document as-is and to-be processes for assigned projects.
  • Conduct assessments, analyze, recommends and implement process improvement opportunities to overall CPG process and/or business processes.
  • Support the CPG process by assisting business to monitor results post launch, capture lessons learned and share with other project owners.
  • Provide Content Management support for the CPG SharePoint site, CPG Toolkit and other resource materials.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • A minimum of 7 years progressive project management experience with knowledge of project management methodologies and demonstrated ability to implement concepts in a changing environment.
  • PMP certification preferred, familiarity with waterfall, scrum/agile and hybrid methodologies preferred 
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to influence without authority.
  • Experience with working with IT projects as well as a working knowledge of SAP and Salesforce is a plus.
  • Experience in change management principles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, Project, Visio and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given.
  • Travel may be required 1 to 2 times a year.

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