Director, Portfolio Management

Grainger

4.1

(28)

Green Bay, WI

Why you should apply for a job to Grainger:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.

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    Position summary

    S Project Management Team to new heights. Working with minimal supervision, you will champion the vision and values of Imperial, shaping and enforcing cutting-edge project management and business analysis methodologies, standards, tools, and best practices. Your leadership will be pivotal in driving strategic initiatives, special projects, and programs. Join us and lead a talented team of Program Managers, Business System Analysts, and Project Managers to deliver outstanding results!

    At Imperial, people come first. Here's what we offer:

    • Competitive salary

    • Hybrid / Remote schedule

    • Monday - Friday work schedule, no nights, or weekends

    • Immediate medical, dental, vision; 18 days paid vacation, 6 paid holidays and 6% of annual earnings contributed to your retirement, immediately vested!

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Partner with the VP of Information Technology to spearhead strategic planning and coordinate activities across all functional areas.

    • Take a leadership role in the MIS team, driving short and long-term planning initiatives.

    • Innovate and implement best practices, processes, tools, and procedures for portfolio, program, and project management.

    • Engage continuously with Business Leads, Executive Leadership, and the MIS VP to ensure project portfolio priorities align seamlessly with business needs and expectations.

    • Deliver comprehensive and compelling status reports to project portfolio stakeholders and senior leadership.

    • Lead and inspire the Project Management team, managing all personnel responsibilities, including hiring, goal setting, motivating, performance reviews, professional development, salary recommendations, and discipline/terminations.

    • Oversee portfolios consisting of multi-project programs, providing organization, guidance, and review of Project Management efforts.

    • Direct the Project Management team to define project scope, requirements, goals, and deliverables that support outstanding business outcomes in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

    • Foster continuous technical and professional development through formal and informal training, ongoing coaching, and mentoring.

    • Keep a vigilant eye on the overall project portfolio budget, tracking actual vs. projected expenditures, and investigating any discrepancies to ensure fiscal responsibility.

    • Cultivate and manage effective relationships with senior leadership across the organization and the parent company, influencing processes, decisions, and outcomes.

    • Collaborate with the MIS Leadership team to create, review, and consolidate project plans, ensuring resource alignment and resolving potential conflicts.

    • Identify, analyze, and manage portfolio risks, providing expert risk management guidance to the Project Management team.

    • Lead contract negotiations, scope of work discussions, and ongoing cost management related to Third Party Vendors.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirement: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience, 5 years of Project Management experience, and ERP implementation.

    Preferred Education and Experience: MBA or Master's degree. Project Management Certification. 8+ years of Project Management experience, 4+ years leading large, complex projects or programs, and 3+ years leading teams.

    Join our team and be the driving force behind Imperial's innovative IT projects and initiatives. Apply today to embark on an exhilarating journey and make a lasting impact!

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one's employment. With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.

    Why you should apply for a job to Grainger:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 75% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.