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					                                                  Job Description Template

                               Position Title:   Director (Of Project Managers)
                                Location(s):
                          Department Name:
                  Functional Area/Discipline:    Project Management / Program Management
                      Reports To (Job Title):
      Prepared By (Employee/Manager Name):                                                               Date:
              Approved By (Manager Name):                                                                Date:
      Approved By (Human Resources Name):                                                                Date:




A. Position Purpose (Briefly summarize why this position exists; discuss the key role or function this position serves to the organization.)
Advises leadership and/or business executives at the highest levels about the project portfolio, status and resource planning for
delivering strategic business Initiatives. Plans, directs, and ensures the successful management of designed business solutions
utilizing the complete resources of the PMO Office and assigned project management teams. Provides technical assistance in
identifying, evaluating and developing methods and procedures that are efficient, t effective and meet good business practice.
Maintains excellent communication with upper management both within and across organizations to ensure smooth running of all
projects undertaken by team. Responsible for leading PMO in a mature and organization-focused manner, providing help where
necessary to project a professional image. Has expert experience in Project/Program Management and able to lead in the
coaching and mentoring of team members to help them achieve individual expectations and deliverables. Assesses resource
loads and makes appropriate individual assignments.

B. Position Duties and Responsibilities (Please list the primary and secondary duties/responsibilities associated with this position.)
Primary Duties and Responsibilities (i.e., more important               Secondary Duties and Responsibilities (i.e., less important
and/or more frequently performed duties & responsibilities):            and/or less frequently performed duties & responsibilities):
   Advises leadership and/or business executives at the                    Creation and Support of Standards, Processes and
    highest levels about the project portfolio, status and                   Procedures necessary to produce the deliverables from the
    resource planning for delivering strategic business                      team and to work effectively with the other teams
    Initiatives.                                                            Establish and Nurture positive relationships with and
   Act as Liaison and provide leadership for team and area                  customer organizations.
    of responsibility. Provide leadership, direction and
                                                                            Demonstrates the ability to adapt to and lead, change, and
    coaching on project specific tasks as well as individual
                                                                             coach others in the acceptance and support of change
    professional development. Ability to see, account for,
    and coach others in the “big picture” as well as the details            Ability to coach the team to initiate and present the right
    and to be able to tie initiatives to Corporate Goals                     questions to gain insight into the business issues and needed
                                                                             resolutions
   Allocates appropriate resources to ensure that projects,
    enhancements and support is/are completed within                        Provide ongoing reconciliation between long-term goals and
    committed time, scope and budget.                                        short-term actions
   Ensure coverage of all areas of expertise necessary to                  Take ownership and delivery responsibility for special
    support and grow the business within the Directors area of               projects and company initiatives.
    responsibility. Create and maintain staffing plan to support
    the current and future work demands and project                         Presents information on projects, initiatives or other subjects
    deliverables.                                                            to peers, teams and upper management.
   Ensures functionality is integrated with other applications.            Provide ongoing reconciliation between long-term goals and
   Develop Project Management support policies, standards                   short-term actions.
    and procedures.
                                                                            Assumes a leadership role in educating the business and
   Initiates and implements new technologies,
                                                                             technical community on Project and Program management
    methodologies, process and procedures that will support
                                                                             processes and areas of expertise.
    Company Long and short term goals.
   In addition to project and new functionality deployment,
    responsibilities include career development, performance
    management and pay determination and communication.
                                              Job Description Template
C. Position Requirements (Please list any requirements or qualifications needed to perform this position at a fully proficient level.)

Functional/Technical Skills (Specify any functional, technical or industry-related skills, knowledge or abilities needed for this
position – Note: do not include GMC values or general “soft skill” behavioral competencies e.g., communication, decision-making,
customer focus, etc.)
   MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)
   Expert understanding of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Discipline (Integration, Scope, Time, Quality,
    Human Resources, Communications, Risk Management, Procurement)
   Expert understanding of software development and infrastructure project lifecycles within the Company
   Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments and delegate
   Ability to assess the impact of new project requirements on an existing team workload
   Technical writing skills producing clear and unambiguous deliverables
Experience (Specify relevant work experience(s) required for this position – indicate such factors as number of years, breadth of
experience, work environment, industry, function, or management-related experiences where applicable.)
   Experience creating Business Requirements, Project Plans, Project Schedules and associated project materials
   Experience with supporting both purchased and in-house developed hardware and software applications
   7+ years minimum experience in Project Management
   7+ years minimum experience in telecommunications industry preferred
   7 years minimum Management, Team Lead, or other equivalent leadership experience
   5 years minimum experience developing business solutions with a variety of tools
Education/Vocational Training (Specify any educational and/or vocational requirements for this position e.g., areas of specialty,
degrees/ certifications/licenses.)
A four year degree or equivalent experience (7+ years of project management experience/training and 7+ years of management
experience/training)

Environmental/Physical Demands (Identify any notable environmental or physical demands associated with this position e.g.,
factors relating to vision, hearing, sitting, standing, walking, use of hands/fingers, heavy lifting, exposure to weather, chemicals,
moving mechanical parts, etc.)
   Must have use of hands/fingers and capable of lifting within regulatory limits
   Business travel required (up to 30%)

				
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