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  • Manager, Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (ePMO)

    Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
    Job ID
    2018-2068
    Department
    Information Technology
    Posted Date
    6/8/2018
  • Overview

    Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.  


    The Manager, Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (ePMO), is responsible for the management and administration of the enterprise portfolio management process at ATCC. Position develops, implements, and continuously improves efficient and effective project portfolio management practices that best support the needs of the organization and that are aligned with approved project management methods and tools utilized across ATCC.  Coordinates across the various corporate stakeholder groups in regards to portfolio wide activities and conducts communication, reporting, initiation, prioritization and governance to provide updates to Project Leadership and ATCC Management Committees.  Ensures the ePMO provides consistent and controlled portfolio management disciplines across the project portfolio according to ATCC and industry standards and practices.

     

    Position must work in teams, but also work and think independently. Discretion in handling assigned responsibilities, including the ability to resolve problems and exercise good judgment while maintaining confidentiality. Functions are to be completed in a timely manner with acceptable quality.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of ATCC portfolio management processes, tools, and systems. This includes maintaining the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) application as the project and portfolio repository and providing support for PPM activities as required
    • Manage and provide support for the portfolio prioritization, portfolio and resource management, and other key program processes in support of the project portfolios
    • Collaborate with project managers across ATCC to facilitate project and portfolio management standardization and improvement efforts
    • Support project teams and business leads with the Project Intake and Initiation Process, including support for the creation of business cases and project charters      
    • Lead enterprise resource pool allocation and utilization analysis to provide ATCC the ability to better plan and manage resources proactively
    • Deliver portfolio level reporting and executive level dashboards and other status reports as defined
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience: 

    • A bachelor’s degree in science, business or a related field.
    • Seven (7) + years of experience with project management, process analysis, resource management and/or financial management.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Experience working with Project and Portfolio Management solutions, such as Microsoft Project Server, CA PPM, or Planview highly desirable.
    • Ability to understand, create, and implement complex process flows in a business environment.
    • Practical knowledge of Project and Portfolio Management processes, methods and standards.
    • Ability to effectively deal with ambiguity. 
    • Experience working with Project and Portfolio Management solutions, such as Microsoft Project Server, CA PPM, or Planview highly desirable.
    • Ability to understand, create, and implement complex process flows in a business environment.
    • Practical knowledge of Project and Portfolio Management processes, methods and standards.
    • Ability to effectively deal with ambiguity.
    • Good analytical and deductive reasoning abilities and memory skills.
    • Self-starter, motivated and takes initiative; strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills; able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff to resolve problems and external partners to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.
    • Seek, learn, and apply new skills/knowledge to perform job responsibilities.
    • Attentive to detail with a high level of accuracy; exercise sound judgment and strong project management skills.
    • Resourceful, diplomatic and professional; deliver outstanding customer service while managing relationships; a can-do attitude and work style that supports teamwork (and lead teams when necessary), collaboration and positive relationships.
    • Adaptable; be able to shift priorities and focus as departmental and/or business demands change.
    • Strong analytical skills and organized; completes tasks ahead of schedule.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including excellent listening skills and presentation skills to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively.
    • Position-relevant computer experience including Microsoft Office.
    • Follow all company safety practices, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and policies.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Project or Portfolio certification (e.g. PMP).
    • SharePoint Administration experience.
    • Lean and Six Sigma certification.

     


    ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

     

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