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Manager of Electronic Project Management

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 


With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

 

The role of the Project Management Office Sr. Manager is to provide leadership, organization and coordination to support Program Management Office (PMO)’s key activities, including oversight of project management team, project portfolio management, development of the project management team, program planning and governance. This is not a tech PM role. Experience in electro-mechanical product development is required. Ensures all projects administered by the PMO adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for program and project management. This role also manages the change and promotes continuous improvement of project management related processes. Provides management and guidance to multi-functional project teams. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the development, implementation and maintenance of project management policies, standards, procedures.
  • Ensures adoption and implementation of project and program management methodology and tools and oversees project and program management coaching.
  • Creates working relationships with project managers and other PMO’s.
  • Drives continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
  • Establish and operate the regional process work groups to develop and share project management best practices
  • Partners and collaborates directly with stake holders (local, regional and global as appropriate) to ensure PMO governance is effectively and efficiently being applied in delivery of technology initiatives.
  • Works with Project/Program Managers to review and monitor project health.
  • Establishes and implements metrics that measure project performance.
  • Determines the project health by measuring the variance in scope, schedule, cost and quality from the respective baselines.
  • Establish and maintain periodic project dashboard(s) with key KPIs and project summary overview.
  • Provide direction, mentoring and guidance for a team of Project Managers with varying degrees of experience. This is a critical role that is tasked with the health, happiness and effectiveness of their team.
  • Provides processes, structure and motivation to project managers to successfully achieve project goals and corporate initiatives.
  • Set and manage performance expectations with the team.
  • Identify and remove impediments that block your team's ability to meet objectives.
  • Maintain harmonized and documented project management process for Technologies projects.
  • Implement R&D process tailoring for Technologies projects when necessary.
  • Budgetary and Resource capacity planning for current and planned projects
  • Maintain regional project manager team collaboration infrastructure (e.g. IMS, Intranet sites, MOMs, actions log, etc.)
  • Perform program management duties for Product releases.   
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

 

Education & Experience
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Minimum Years of Experience: 10+ to 15

 

Required (must have) /Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a leadership role (managing at least 4-5 people)
  • PM Experience in development of electronic products (cable boxes, computers, phones, radio devices, appliances, etc)
  • A deep understanding of Product Development Life Cycle Methodology Phases.
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective.
  • Willingness to travel about 25% of the time.
  • Operational competency with MS Office Suite to include MS Project (or similar project management too
  • Excellent change management skills. Ability to accept change and respond to setbacks with minimal disruptions.

 

Preferred Additional Experience:

 

  • Experience working with peers internationally
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • Planview experience is a PLUS - or MS Project or similar 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Manager of Electronic Project Management

Requisition ID:  9228
Location: 

Lafayette, IN, US

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Nov 14, 2022

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