IT Director, Program Management Office

Information Technology Broomfield, Colorado


Description

Position at Hunter Douglas Inc.

IT Director, Program Management Office

Summary:

In this role, you will lead a team of three IT project managers providing leadership, actively managing projects, and acting as a liaison for the stakeholder across Hunter Douglas North America. Your time will be split with 50% team management and 50% managing projects. Hunter Douglas is a complex business with multiple stakeholders and businesses and you will play a critical role in not only effectively managing deliverables but also building relationships. Hunter Douglas prides itself on continuous improvement and our IT organization is always pushing to do more and do better; we invest in technology that will help drive the company forward. Our teams take a lot of pride in the work that they do and we take a nimble and flexible approach to project management. This role is based out of our Broomfield, CO location and will require 2-3 days of work on-site with 2-3 days work from home.

 About you:

  • You take a leadership role in driving change and positively communicating with the business and stakeholders.
  • You have a flexible approach to project management, implementing rigor when it’s needed and adapting when it’s not. You do what makes sense for the business.
  • You understand the importance that people play in any project and you strive to build positive and collaborative relationships.
  • You have natural tendency for curiosity and you want to learn and grow and ask questions.
  • In addition to enjoying leadership you also enjoy the tactical project management work and want a role that will include both of those skill sets.

Experience/ Training:

  • BS, BA or equivalent degree is required. An MBA or a closely related equivalent is highly desired.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in a leadership role is preferred. Demonstrated increasing levels of leadership responsibilities and decision-making is required.
  • Experience in project and program management.
  • Proven track record of demonstrating exceptional organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects.

Skills:

  • Solid knowledge of project accounting, resource planning and tracking.
  • Solid knowledge of the principles of project planning and budgeting.
  • Solid understanding of and management of program requirements and project documentation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Ability to analyze numerical information to identify trends and distinguish discrepancies and inaccuracies in prepared reports
  • Abilityto communicate verbally and in written form on a one-to-one or group basis.
  • Ability to exhibit initiative to quickly learn and retain various cross discipline information within a relatively short time period.
  • Solid knowledge of the principles of project planning and budgeting.
  • Solid knowledge of SAP and the extrapolation of data for Accounting/Finance purposes.
  • Solid knowledge of communications to prepare and conduct public presentations

What you will do:

  • Defines and develops IT project/program management best practices, processes, and policy to ensure alignment with corporate strategy and goals. Has shared responsibility for IT project delivery through oversight of project and program managers. Works with CIO and IT Leadership team to plan and manage the IT project portfolio
  • Oversees project and program managers who are responsible for projects that deliver defined business and technical objectives. This includes ensuring projects and programs are managed effectively with approved processes and tools.
  • Holds team members accountable for project deadlines and delivery of benefits. Monitors project planning and execution on key dimension of cost, schedule, resources, risks and issues.
  • Develops and maintains overall milestone tracking tools for all key projects.
  • Provide timely communication, coordination, updates and tracking regarding project AFE/Business Case submission, project forecasting, and project performance
  • Communicate project and portfolio status to CIO, IT leadership and executive leadership through steering committees, oral and written reports
  • Develops and implements project portfolio management processes and tools. Partners with IT leadership to locate opportunities to develop and prioritize projects according to relevant measurement criteria.
  • Develops and operates resource tracking processes and tools for IT employees.
  • Develops and operates internal reporting systems to track costs associated with all IT projects.
  • Partner with IT Leadership to ensure that all projects within IT are delivered within the defined scope, quality, time and cost requirements.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the IT department.
  • Communicate openly and often with IT staff to resolve problems and obstacles, provide resources, reset direction and maximize effective interactions and functioning.
  • Works with the IT leadership team to assist in the planning and implementation and follow through of department objectives.

Benefits of working for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions include:

  • 13 days of paid time off accrued yearly and 6 days of PST accrued yearly; 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of new parent and family care time off and 12 hours of paid volunteer work.
  • Medical ( Kaiser or Cigna), dental ( Delta Dental), a vision plan ( VSP), life insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D, dependent life, and HSA and FSA flexible spending accounts, and pet insurance.
  • 401(k) with 6% company match and annual retirement contribution, and a college investment savings program.
  • Employee development including education tuition assistance, and on-site development through Hunter Douglas University.
  • Robust wellness program with access to on-site gym and monthly company wellness challenges.
  • Generous discount on window coverings, charitable contribution match, employee assistance program, adoption assistance, dependent scholarships, on-site physical therapists and more!

Pay range for this role: $158,000- $185,000 per year with a discretionary bonus of 25%

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