Golden State Foods

  • Senior Project Manager

    Location US-CA-Irvine
    Job ID
    2018-4008
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    JOB SUMMARY The Senior Project Manager is accountable for delivery of all assigned IT projects within scope, schedule, budget and quality within the guidelines of the PMO.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    (% of time may vary depending on assignments/projects)

    1. IT Project Delivery 60%
    • Deliver IT projects within scope, schedule and budget and with high quality.
    • Deliver projects with focus on business unit satisfaction.
    • Coordinate and manage the scope, timing, and budget of multiple concurrent projects.
    • Assist in project strategy design, project role staffing, issue resolution and recovery of troubled projects
    • Establish and maintain balance among project team, sponsors, resource managers and stakeholders.
    • Work with the business units to establish project priorities appropriately to achieve desired organizational goals and benefits.
    • Effectively mitigate project risks through risk identification and proactive planning.
    • Manage resource utilization and allocation to ensure all projects have the correct resources assigned with the appropriate skill sets and capacity to deliver a quality product.
    • Effectively communicate project status and key project metrics (KPIs) to stakeholders and customers and across enterprise as necessary.
    • Ensure all impacted and interested teams are engaged in project execution to ensure complete project buy-in and minimize impact to the organization.
    1. Project Management Office (PMO) Methodology 20%
    • Utilize GSF standard Project Management Lifecycle (PMLC) and Software Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies in the planning, delivery and communication of all assigned projects.
    • Follow internal Project and Portfolio management framework for project approval, delivery, tracking and reporting.
    • Facilitate activities of PMO Governance
    • Ensure compliance of IT projects to PMO methodology through standard project approval gateways.
    • Measure and track metrics for project compliance and respond accordingly.
    • Maintain individual Project Portfolio and establish project business justification and approval meetings with appropriate business teams.
    1. Project Prioritization & Budget Allocation/Financials 10%
    • Facilitate budget estimating and project planning activities Facilitate post-close project Benefits Analysis activities with business unit and project managers and track results.
    1. Resource Management 10%
    • Coordinate the work efforts, scheduling and prioritization for cross-team resources.
    • Train and mentor other team members in team standards, processes and methodologies.
    • Identify relevant training needs for the IT organization.
    • Provide input into the scheduled performance review process.
    • Suggest and lead areas for improvement in internal processes.

    TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS

    • Regular travel requirements (0% - 10%)

    MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

    • Mentoring – Individual Contributor role with potential mentoring of entry level project managers.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Certification

    • Four year college required or commensurate work experience.
    • PMP Certification Preferred.

    Experience

    • 6+ years work experience in Technical Project Management.

    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Refer to separate handout for Competency definitions (B/basic; P/proficient; E/expert):             

     

    Technical

    Expert

    • Microsoft Project or similar PM tool

    Proficient

    • Application Integration and Compliance
    • Business Continuity
    • General Office Applications
    • Packaged Software
    • SOA Strategy
    • User Interface Design

    Basic

    • Applications Configuration Management
    • Automated Testing Tools
    • Client/Server Systems
    • Code Management
    • Data Transport
    • Enterprise Data Modeling
    • EnterpriseOne CNC Concepts
    • High Availability
    • Information Security
    • ITIL Incident Management
    • Networks, Routers, Switches, Firewalls
    • Performance Management
    • Programming Languages

    Business

    Expert

    • Business Alignment

    Proficient

    • Business Acumen
    • Innovative Solution Development
    • ITIL
    • Quality Assurance & Controls
    • Requirements Definition
    • Strategic Sourcing
    • Technical Writing

    Basic

    • Contract Management
    • Release Management
    • Service Level Management

    *Act in accordance with GSF's Values and Creed

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