Business Project Management Office Lead

Job Description

We are seeking for a Project Management Office Lead who has project management process design, execution, and improvement experience as part of Business Excellence and Operational Transformation function. In this position you will integrate PMO concept into business operations and manage end-to-end project management activities based on Siemens Project Management framework such as scope management, project portfolio planning, resource management, risk management, change management, stakeholder management, project controlling, reporting, tracking and customer (business units) relationship management within in complex and matrix organizational set-up. 

As an immediate assignment; SFS, Inc. has recently implemented a new leasing contract management/sub-ledger system.  The system was developed by Cassiopae, owned by Sopra Bank, a French based entity. In addition to implementing Cassiopae, a multitude of interfaces were implemented thus changing the entire end-to-end process. At 6 months post go-live the business processes still require further stabilization. This role would be also develop the roadmap to facilitate process discovery, facilitate the process sessions, identify the critical path and areas of opportunity for training. 

Responsibilities

  • Establishes PMO concept in SFS Inc., drives implementation and improvement of Project Management Framework and global best practices through managing Business Analyst Team

  • Proactively leads financial services business processes digital transformation project portfolio,

  • Facilitates project meetings and consults Business Analysts, subject matter experts and process owners to identify gaps in current state and list improvement opportunities

  • Together with Business Excellence team, supports best practice to-be process workflows in such a way that value streams are created, procedures are developed to enhance operational excellence in SFS Inc

  • As a key partner of IT organization, supports business use case definition and drives smooth integration and improvements of new systems/ tools/ capabilities across the organization

  • Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services

  • Develops dashboards to monitor the overall status of the stabilization process and project portfolio.

  • Partners with key stakeholders to help driving change management and system adoption

  • Collaboratively works across multiple functions and /or units to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or units)


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Demonstrated Project & Program Management, Portfolio Management and Stakeholder Management skills

  • Project Management Professional certification and familiarity with Agile Methodologies

  • Project management office leadership

  • LEAN value stream tool experience

  • Excellent coordination, documentation, reporting, controlling and training skills. Must be able to articulate the WHAT, HOW and WHY

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of experience preferably in financial services domain.

  • Prior roles in PMO, Operations, IT Program/ Project Management or Business Excellence

  • Business Analyst or Software Developer experience highly desired

  • Understanding of leasing industry

  • Solid experience in working on complex projects with interfacing with business, business analysts, development teams, QA and support teams

  • Knowledge of Cassiopae or similar leasing contract management/sub-ledger system tools

  • Experience in project managing the post go-live implementation phase of an IT system implementation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, such as MS Project, Vision, Excel, PowerPoint is required


Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed company Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.


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Job ID: 182283

Organization: Financial Services

Company: Siemens Financial Services, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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