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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Project Management Teams are responsible for managing the operational aspects of projects from inception through implementation. They coordinate cross-functional teams and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project teams and line management. Our Teams review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules and prepare status reports. They assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. They also develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.


The Role

The Project Management Office Director (PMO) Global AUTO is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a comprehensive Project Management Office and governance framework, to ensure a timely and cost-efficient Project and Program delivery.



Key Responsibilities:

•    Overview and standardize Project and Program methodology, methods and tools. Develop and implement PMO processes, policies and tools to ensure project delivery excellence across regions and functions.
•    Align working methods to the global evolution of the company and its environment.
•    Establish and maintain a Project and Program governance framework to ensure alignment with strategic goals and priorities.
•    Lead & facilitate the Project and Program portfolio management process (PAC) at Global AUTO level.
•    Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) within Project Management, regularly reporting progress to senior leadership and driving holistic improvements at Global AUTO level for Project and Program management.
•    Enable and drive digitalization of used tools and reports within Project management to increase efficiency and drive improvements.
•    Ensure project data accuracy, consistency and visibility.
•    Coordinated PMO team globally within Global AUTO.
•    Represents Global AUTO PMO in all TE PMO forums and synchronizes with other PMO leaders at TE level for common practices, best practice, improvements, decisions.
•    Responsible for PMO budget.
•    Provide Project Management leadership and support the project teams.
•    Foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning within the project teams. Develop organizational Project management Capabilities: train and coach Project Managers and project teams in the PJM methodology.
•    Stakeholder Management: collaborate closely with cross regional teams to ensure state-of the art Project Management Office.

What your background should look like:

•    10+ years of demonstrated Project/Program Management experience in a best-in class global manufacturing environment: Automotive, Technology, Energy or Component Manufacturing, working globally with internal and external customers.
•    Proven track record of successfully driving project Management Office within large organizations, preferably within the automotive industry.
•    Extensive experience in leading and developing teams: experience in driving project management excellence and coaching project management teams.
•    Strong understanding of PMO methodologies, processes and tools.
•    Digitalization expertise within Project management tools
•    Profound business acumen with the ability to understand the commercial, operational and financial priorities of the business.
•    Managerial courage and influencing skills to partner effectively with the stakeholders
•    Effective communication skills to drive Project Management office globally. 
•    Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
•    Willing to travel up to 30% annually
•    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.


Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)


State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  112517
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Administrative Support

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