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Director, Project Management Office

Washington, DC
  • Expired: June 22, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for an experienced PMO Director to lead our project management organization with our nonprofit and association clients. This individual will have demonstrated a track record of building strong consulting organizations and delivering excellent professional services to clients.

In this role, you will have the following areas of responsibility:

  • People:

  • Day-to-day personnel Management of Project Managers

  • Coordinates project manager staffing and utilization with the Resource Management

  • Coordinates with personnel managers and Practice Leads

  • Project Manager hiring, reviews, and professional growth

  • Process:

  • Owns project management process and overall delivery methodology with input from other areas

  • Owns PMO KPI definition and monitoring, including utilization

  • Invoice and nonbill approvals

  • Tools

  • Owns project management tools and adoption

  • Customers

  • Assists practice leads with account management

  • Contributes to client satisfaction along with the rest of the delivery team

As a member of our delivery leadership team:

  • You have worked on a wide variety of projects: You have collaborated with technical and non-technical team members to complete projects of a variety of sizes and levels of complexity. You have successfully completed several enterprise-class project with a budget of at least $1M

  • You have a strong understanding of project management tools and processes: You have a project management certification or are working to earn one You are familiar with project management and SDLC processes, and have authored PM processes You have used, and preferably implemented, project management tools

  • You know Salesforce: You might not be a hands-on build consultant, but you know Salesforce well enough to review estimates and provide guidance to project managers.

  • You know change management: You've worked with a couple of different change management frameworks, and know what works and what doesn't.

  • You are a strong personnel manager and servant leader: You are an advocate for project managers and have experience mentoring and promoting leaders.

  • You are adaptable: The idea of working for an organization that is growing in size and maturity excites you.

  • You have embraced the nonprofit mission: You know the nonprofit world very well, and youre able to understand and empathize with client struggles and help identify solutions to their challenges.

  • You are a critical thinker: You dont need to be told how to get from point A to point B. You are up for the challenge of figuring out how the pieces of a given project fit together.

Fionta Employees:

  • Take initiative - ability to identify a need or opportunity to benefit the client or company and take appropriate steps to fill or achieve it

  • Communicate clearly (both written and verbal) communicates appropriately and effectively, entails having a reasonable understanding of who needs what information and when, and then delivering that information, ensuring that the other party has received it, and performing any necessary follow-up

  • Customer service orientation proactively supports Fontas clients and would-be clients by considering and advocating for their needs

  • Ability to work independently be self-guided, hit deadlines, and perform tasks within reason without micromanagement

  • Ability to perform in a team cooperate, define work buckets, share responsibility, and communicate to achieve a common goal

  • Organizational and time management skills ability to manage workload across multiple projects, taking priority into consideration

  • Work consistency ability to deliver work that consistently meets quality standards

  • Creativity and problem-solving ability to think outside of the box and develop innovate solutions to challenging problems

  • Honesty and integrity intuitive understanding of the "right thing" and track record of doing it.

Fonta is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Washington, DC
20022 USA