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Professional Services Director, Project Management Office

Company: Wolters Kluwer
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for managing the professional Services project management office and a team of project managers. This position acts independently to manage, the development and implementation of services programs and client projects.
Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Manages the Project Management Office and leads all project managers in completion of their responsibilities for multiple, large projects.

  • Supports talent management processes through active leadership, coaching, recruiting and organizational development activity including talent review, training and cultivation of new leaders through the use of available programs and tools.

  • Maintains effective communication with executives and managers across the company to ensure proper sensitivity to the needs of the Project Management personnel.

  • Designs and develops strategic, large and/or multi-phased projects from original concept through final implementation, creating detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resources plans and status reports.

  • Advises relevant teams to integrate areas of improvement into the systems development life cycle and project management processes.

  • Designs and develops the strategic vision for process development, transformation and process improvement support.

  • Directs the integration of project processes with other functional areas in order to ensure the success of corporate strategies, products and initiatives.

  • Approves the development of best practices, project standards, procedures, and quality objectives including metrics for assessing progress.

  • Approves project budgets based on organizational goals and objectives to ensure that resource allocation initiatives support the desired outcome.

    Other Duties
    Performs other duties as requested.
    Job Qualifications
    Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Project Management or related field, OR equivalent.
    Preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
    Minimum Experience: At least 12 years of project management experience with 5 years of management responsibility, OR equivalent.

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

    • Tools and process enabling remote connection to internal systems.

    • Project Management Software.

      Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

      • Communication: Effectively communicates with team and stakeholders.

      • Leadership: Models good leadership while mentoring others to develop as leaders and develop as a team; manages the process of innovative change.

      • Teamwork: Motivates the team to work efficiently together and acknowledges each team member's contributions while celebrating team success.

        Travel requirements

        • Minimal travel.

          Physical Demands

          • Normal office requirements.

            The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They're not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.
            EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Wolters Kluwer, Little Rock , Professional Services Director, Project Management Office, Executive , Little Rock, Arkansas

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