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Business Planning & EPMO Manager

  • Location: Ridgefield Park
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 13 August 2022
  • Referral: 212187@accuick.com

Job Description:

Summary:

Top 3 must-have skills/requirements:

  • Strong project management experience (PMP certification a huge plus) looking for someone that can lead a project (vs. coordinate).

  • They will be working extensively with other depts.

  • Such as supply chain, business operations, customer service, product mgmt., etc.

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills for establishing relationships cross-functionally and cross-division.

Strong Leadership skills in:

  • Managing executive relationships.

  • Instilling Business Planning and PMO best practices.

  • Being an out of the box problem solver.

  • Able to lead/control meetings and deliverables through effective analytical and storytelling skills.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related field.

  • PMP certification highly preferred.

How many years of experience is required:

  • 6+ years of project management and related experience.

  • 3+ years experience as a strategic and problem solving thinker who can turn strategic objectives into practical (experience working in operational consulting or internal strategy/planning roles preferred).

Responsibilities for the Business Planning & EPMO Manager:
Project Management:

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives.

  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements.

  • Track project costs in order to meet budget.

  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan, assign tasks and communicate expected deliverables.

  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.

  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.

  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.

  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.

Business Planning:

Supervise Critical Business Planning cycles for the organization:

  • Lead Executive discussions providing strategic input and decision making.

  • Develop advanced decision making analysis, frameworks & Impact deliverables.

  • Facilitate key support groups development of their strategies based on guidance.

  • Manage Executive Communications for Top Management by developing best in class presentation and communication materials.

Qualifications for Business Planning & EPMO Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or a related field.

Project Management Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of project management and related experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful.

  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.

Business Planning Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a strategic and problem solving thinker who can turn strategic objectives into practical (experience working in operational consulting or internal strategy/planning roles preferred)

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and/or success in operations roles within a professional services firm or corporate environment, helping companies to identify, clarify and resolve complex issues critical to their strategic and operating success

  • Expert in Excel and experience with developing complex macros and automation in Excel.

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills for establishing relationships cross-functionally and cross-division.

  • Strong presentation skills demonstrating the ability for effective story telling.

  • Expert in Excel and experience with developing complex macros and automation in Excel.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.