SSENSE is looking for a Director of Project Management to manage and strengthen the project management practice. Working closely with the executive team, you will play an essential role in aligning the projects and programs with the long-term strategy of the business, ensuring proper monitoring, execution and visibility while providing leadership and guidance to the project management team. The successful candidate will greatly enable collaboration between highly talented teams to solve complex and exciting challenges.
Work closely with the executive team and functional leaders to understand the vision of the company and the mission of different teamsEstablish simple, efficient and transparent processes and tools for the project management practice, from ideation all the way to execution and post-mortemEnsure great communication, alignment and adoption of project management practices across the companyContinuously monitor project health with special attention to strategic projects. Flag any actual or anticipated risks and find solutions with respective leadersManage and allocate a team of talented project managers and scrum masters and empower them to enhance collaboration between different teams with complementary skillsetsPartner with leaders to determine gaps and opportunities in the project management practice and continuously streamline the delivery processesCoach, develop and grow the PMO team
Text title: REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering, MBA an asset5+ years experience experience in a leadership role3+ years of successful experience managing a large scale project portfolio3+ years experience in the software industryVery strong understanding of software development practices and agile methodologySolid understanding of continuous process improvement methodologiesExperience and success in a relevant industry an assetPMP and scrum certifications an asset
Text title: SKILLS
Exceptional virtual management and communication skillsStrong ability to communicate and align with the executive team and corporate strategyStrong ability to present, synthesize and influence changeVery rational and pragmatic decision makingPro-active and entrepreneurial personalityStrong analytical skills