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Lead, Project & Portfolio Management System

Company: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,
Location: Hanover
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: - - - - - - - - - - - Lead, Project& Portfolio Management System Reports To: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Director, Regional PMO Location: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Avon, Ohio Date Last Revised: - - - April 20, 2022 Position Summary: This position is the PPM (Project & Portfolio Management) business process lead and is responsible -for analyzing, monitoring, enforcing, and improving Project and Portfolio Management processes using Planisware PPM tool within KB/Bendix. Essential Functions:

  • Analyze, monitor, enforce and improve the PPM business processes within KB/Bendix in the following key areas: Project Management, Reporting, Portfolio Management, time Recording, Strategic Resource Management, Operational Resource Management, Financial Management.
  • Ensure business process requirements are met with the Planisware tool and integrated with other IT systems as applicable i.e. SAP, PLM, JIRA.
  • Prioritize Change Requests within PPM area, working with global counterparts. Ensure templates meet business needs.
  • Provide on-site and remote Planisware training and support to ensure standardization and appropriate tool usage.
  • Participate in functional process and regression tests for release upgrades, continuous improvement, and other project activities.
  • Develop PPM & Planisware governance process to ensure appropriate usage and alignment with Project Managers, Product Owners, R&D personnel, Leadership and Functional disciplines.
  • Identify and partner with others to improve PPM processes through key user forums.
  • Coordinate new process integration with other business and IT leads.
  • Analyze and present data extracted from various reports to ensure data is in alignment with requirements. Lead Planisware audits.
  • Assume lead role in correcting inconsistencies within Planisware master data.
  • Troubleshoot key system process issues with the key users.
  • Possess the ability to summarize, report, and manage Planisware process accuracy at a corporate level. Knowledge:
    • Strong knowledge in project & portfolio management processes and procedures, as well as enterprise-wide IT systems.
    • Knowledge and application of agile practices. Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience of project & portfolio management experience required. Skills:
      • Ability to establish credibility and trust.
      • Ability to manage small projects and assignments without guidance.
      • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
      • Strong analytical skills.
      • Ability to influence and persuade to inspire action.
      • Self-starter who is action oriented and possesses a strong sense of urgency.
      • Capable of performing in a customer-focused, team-based matrix organization is essential.
      • Capable of successfully performing independently as well as in a team setting. Possesses exceptional planning and organizational skills.
      • Results oriented with demonstrated capability of meeting tight deadlines.
      • Strong systems and data management skills required.
      • Proficient in Microsoft office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
      • Possesses the skills to extract data from system queries to create management reports. - Education:
        • B.A. or B.S. degree with Business Administration, Computer Science or Engineering preferred. Position Requirements: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position Title: - - - - - - - - - - - Lead, Project& Portfolio Management System Reports To: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Director, Regional PMO Location: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Avon, Ohio Date Last Revised: - - - April 20, 2022 Position Summary: This position is the PPM (Project & Portfolio Management) business process lead and is responsible -for analyzing, monitoring, enforcing, and improving Project and Portfolio Management processes using Planisware PPM tool within KB/Bendix. Essential Functions:
          • Analyze, monitor, enforce and improve the PPM business processes within KB/Bendix in the following key areas: Project Management, Reporting, Portfolio Management, time Recording, Strategic Resource Management, Operational Resource Management, Financial Management.
          • Ensure business process requirements are met with the Planisware tool and integrated with other IT systems as applicable i.e. SAP, PLM, JIRA.
          • Prioritize Change Requests within PPM area, working with global counterparts. Ensure templates meet business needs.
          • Provide on-site and remote Planisware training and support to ensure standardization and appropriate tool usage.
          • Participate in functional process and regression tests for release upgrades, continuous improvement, and other project activities.
          • Develop PPM & Planisware governance process to ensure appropriate usage and alignment with Project Managers, Product Owners, R&D personnel, Leadership and Functional disciplines.
          • Identify and partner with others to improve PPM processes through key user forums.
          • Coordinate new process integration with other business and IT leads.
          • Analyze and present data extracted from various reports to ensure data is in alignment with requirements. Lead Planisware audits.
          • Assume lead role in correcting inconsistencies within Planisware master data.
          • Troubleshoot key system process issues with the key users.
          • Possess the ability to summarize, report, and manage Planisware process accuracy at a corporate level. Knowledge:
            • Strong knowledge in project & portfolio management processes and procedures, as well as enterprise-wide IT systems.
            • Knowledge and application of agile practices. Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience of project & portfolio management experience required. Skills:
              • Ability to establish credibility and trust.
              • Ability to manage small projects and assignments without guidance.
              • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
              • Strong analytical skills.
              • Ability to influence and persuade to inspire action.
              • Self-starter who is action oriented and possesses a strong sense of urgency.
              • Capable of performing in a customer-focused, team-based matrix organization is essential.
              • Capable of successfully performing independently as well as in a team setting. Possesses exceptional planning and organizational skills.
              • Results oriented with demonstrated capability of meeting tight deadlines.
              • Strong systems and data management skills required.
              • Proficient in Microsoft office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
              • Possesses the skills to extract data from system queries to create management reports. - Education:
                • B.A. or B.S. degree with Business Administration, Computer Science or Engineering preferred. Position Requirements: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. xx Nearest Major Market: Cleveland Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Keywords: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,, Ellicott City , Lead, Project & Portfolio Management System, Executive , Hanover, Maryland

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