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Director – IT PMO

| Exton, PA

Robinson Group has partnered with our expanding, $5B manufacturing client on a critical,

newly created position.

We are looking for a Director of IT PMO who will build a best-in-class Project Management Office from the ground up.

This person will lead the establishment and management of the IT PMO and

will require a strategic leader with a strong background in program and project management

methodologies, IT governance, and organizational change management.

*Competitive salary, bonus and LTIs.

The culture is fast-paced, entrepreneurial, supportive and structured for your success and advancement.

This position is based in Exton, PA and is a hybrid work model.

*Contact us to confidentially discuss this opportunity in more detail.

The Role:

  • Establish and maintain the IT PMO framework to standardize project delivery and ensure alignment with organizational strategy. Define and implement project governance structures,including project charters, steering committees, and decision-making processes, to provide oversight and accountability for IT initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio management process to prioritize and resource IT projects based on strategic objectives, business value, and resource availability.
  • Provide leadership, talent development, and mentoring to project managers and project teams, ensuring adherence to project management best practices, standards, and methodologies.
  • Collaborate with both business and IT stakeholders, as well as PMO teams, to understand project requirements, scope, and objectives, and ensure alignment with business priorities and expectations.
  • Manage the IT project portfolio and team members, monitoring project progress, milestones, and risks, and proactively identifying and addressing issues to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Develop and maintain project management metrics and reporting mechanisms to track project performance, evaluate outcomes, and communicate project status to stakeholders.
  • Establish and foster a culture of continuous improvement within the IT PMO, promoting knowledge sharing, lessons learned, and the adoption of industry best practices.
  • Establish and lead organizational change management initiatives to ensure successful adoption and implementation of new processes, methodologies, and tools within the IT organization.

Your skill set:

  • High degree of influence and collaboration at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of data systems, leading vendors, and technologies in the PMO, Resource management, and Change Management areas.
  • Ability to build, manage, and lead a high performing team.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management disciplines.
  • Ability to execute programs and projects without ongoing supervision or oversight passion for building and developing talent within the organization.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of driving organizational change and delivering business value through IT initiatives.
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor project managers and project teams, fostering a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of IT governance frameworks and regulatory compliance requirements related to IT project management.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

Your experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field.
  • Proven experience 10+ years in a leadership role overseeing program and project management at a large organization (over $1B in revenue).
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies, frameworks, and best practices (e.g., PMBOK, Agile, Scrum, ITIL).
  • Certification in project management (e.g., PMP, Prince2) and/or Agile methodologies (e.g., Certified ScrumMaster) is highly desirable.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with project portfolio management tools and techniques for prioritizing, tracking, and managing project portfolios.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

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