Sensata Technologies, Inc. PMO Business Process Leader in Attleboro, Massachusetts

The Sourcing Project Management Office (PMO) within the Global Operations Procurement COE is seeking a PMO Business Process Leader to help execute the PMO mission, strategy and objectives, championing the execution of the organizational integration and standardization of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities for all program process globally for New Product Development sourcing and Change Management. This is a high visibility role, part of the Global Procurement COE, reporting directly to the Sr. Director of Global Procurement COE. He/She will be responsible for fostering a world-class PMO function, supported by best-in-class processes, tools, systems, and training. Maintains and oversees the PMO process, policies and governance. He/She is deeply involved in improving the consistency, predictability and efficiency of the organization project delivery capability. Institutionalize the performance management process for the global staff from formulation of departmental goals, team and individual development plans through performance reviews. The PMO Business Process Leader must also ensure that the operational issues of the PMO are managed, focusing on the project interface with team members, project leaders, project teams, technology and interface issues. He/She will have strong communications and change management leadership experience, and possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity with the ability to work with all levels of the organization; ability to network, communicate and advise with management of various functions, strong cross-functional and business knowledge. These accountabilities will be successfully accomplished through strong team and stakeholder leadership as well as integration and change management expertise executing the vision/mission of the Sourcing PMO for the organization.

  • Manage day-to-day activities in the Program Management Office (PMO) to ensure team, programs and projects meet organization goals and requirements.

  • Implement and provide on-going guidance and leadership related to PMO processes and policies, oversees the work of project management leadership staff, and works with other functional leaders to define, prioritize, and develop projects and programs.

  • Ensure compliance to policies and internal control requirements via process audits.

  • Conduct Voice of Customer (VOC) surveys to measure Customer Satisfaction and drive performance/process improvements.

  • Perform continuous improvement analysis by identifying program/project critical success factors and major challenges, and implements continuous improvement opportunities related to the existing program/project approach and related tools/templates.

  • Standardize and introduce economies of repetition in the execution of project and act as the source of documentation, guidance, and metrics supporting the PMO.

  • Design, develop and drive utilization of relevant project dashboards (Executive, GBU/BU Leaders, Regional, Product, etc.).

  • Develop, maintain and execute training plans for all PMO personnel on key competencies and methodologies, role-based training, tools and systems.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to develop strong and positive team relationships

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment

  • Strong leadership skills, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize

  • Excellent business acumen

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to show initiative and work independently

  • Advanced Microsoft Project skills

  • Proficient in using MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business

  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in program/project management, portfolio management

  • Strong multi-project management skills with exp. in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple projects from definition through implementation

  • 5+ years of program/project management experience

  • 3-5 years of equivalent leadership experience

  • Lead a geographically distributed team

  • Manage and deploy initiatives by influence

  • Develop and deliver presentations, training sessions and demos

Additional Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project Online

  • Proficient with Sharepoint technology

  • Oracle ERP Experience desired (R11 and/or R12)

Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

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