Enterprise Project Manager - Columbus, OH in Columbus, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

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Job Description

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  • Job Summary

    Operation Rally is an enterprise effort to improve the company's ability to deliver: (i) higher levels of transparency across the business; (ii) improved predictability of financial results; and (iii) more consistent and repeatable processes that reduce errors and minimize waste. As the Enterprise Project Manager, you will partner with organizational leaders to deliver Operation Rally successfully over a 9-12-month period. The Enterprise Project Manager will be expected to manage multiple workstreams across various departments and inclusive of multiple 3rd party vendors. The Enterprise Project Manager will be expected to clearly define and manage the project scope, develop end-to-end project plans that detail critical milestones, timing, resources, aggregate cost management, and define roles and responsibilities. The Enterprise Project Manager will be responsible for driving consistency, excellence and promoting the adoption of Project Management best practices, methodologies, and processes across the company. Many of the workstreams will involve the mapping, re-imagining and/or improvement of core business processes. The Enterprise Project Manager should have process improvement skills and/or experience with lean six-sigma practices to support these teams as they look to improve many aspects of the business. If you are looking for an opportunity to lead projects that directly impact corporate strategy, have a positive impact on the well-being of others, enjoy a challenging, fast-paced and collaborative culture, this is the right role for you.

    Essential Roles and Responsibilities

    % of Time Spent

    Essential Tasks/Duties/Responsibilities


    Project Management:

    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to define scope, milestones, dependencies, resources

    • Create and manage the project schedule / plan

    • Day-to-day project management execution

    • Manage all project artifacts including RAID Log, RACI, budget, communication plan and status reports

    • Prioritize and elevate category critical issues to managers and leadership as required

    • Experience managing large-scale, complex, cross functional projects

    • Proficient in PPM Software, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio


    Communication and Reporting:

    • Manage end-to-end communication plan

    • Work with internal partners to identify and understand all impacted teams

    • Prepare and document project team meetings, status reports, RAID logs, kickoff, assessments, etc.

    • Provide timing updates on the project status, health, etc.

    • Provide clear, concise updates across all levels or leadership

    Process Mapping

    • Assist SMEs in mapping out existing processes and then performing gap analysis against industry defined best practices

    • Assist SMEs in documenting revised processes


    Team Leadership

    • Lead and influence enterprise-wide project teams

    • Gain alignment and execution through influencer model

    • Act as a thought partner across organization

    • Share feedback across project team

    • Lead lessons learned sessions and share across all teams


    Problem Solving

    • Identify and analyze complex cross-functional issues

    • Solve problems autonomously or with little guidance

    • Drives decision making with cross functional team and oversees successful execution of decision

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • 5-7 years' experience as a Project Manager, leading large and complex projects
    • PMP certification a plus
    • Experience working with accounting, finance, legal and IT department SMEs
    • Experience mapping and improving business processes
    • Experience working with SOX internal control standards a plus
    • Experience with capital raises, recapitalizations and/or public offerings a plus
    • Prior experience leading business programs and planning initiatives
    • Ability to identify and solve complex problems and efficiently communicate them with the project team
    • Prior experience in forecasting, budgeting, and operational planning
    • Excellent written and oral communications, organizational, analytical, problem solving, leadership and cross-functional collaboration skills.
    • Ability to multi-task with excellent organization and prioritization skills to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Capable of organizing information succinctly and clearly communicating to all level of the organization
    • The ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts
    • Lifelong learner- thrives form developing and sharing knowledge
    • Protect and take care of our company and member's data every day by committing to work within our company ethics and policies

Summary of Need:
  • Enterprise Project Manager
    • Hybrid - W Columbus, OH
    • PT or FT 9-12+ months consulting
    • 5+ years' project management experience in finance, legal, and/or IPO