Director, IT PMO

Array Technologies, Inc - Phoenix, AZ

Company and Position Description

Array Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in solar tracking. The Company is experiencing explosive growth built on our best-in-class technology and dynamic team. Array is seeking highly skilled, self-motivated people who want to accelerate adoption of clean and economic energy. If you meet these criteria, please consider the company that has been leading the solar energy revolution for 30 years.

We seek an IT project management director with experience delivering strategic, complex projects to join our growing team. The Director IT PMO will responsible for governing, managing, monitoring, and collaborating cross-functionally on IT projects and initiatives. The successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily to meet the qualifications required to perform this job successfully. This is a full time Exempt role. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of the IT PMO (Project Management Office).

  • Manage IT Project Portfolio strategic alignment, prioritization and global integrated project list to ensure business and IT services are focused on highest priorities to maximize returns with effective capacity management. Define process for interim strategic alignment to address shifts in priorities.

  • Collaborate and align with senior leadership team and CIO on project priorities and governance.

  • Manage strategic enterprise-wide IT projects and initiatives from project initiation through project delivery.

  • Manage inter-dependencies and coordination across projects to ensure that information relating to project deliverables, risks and issues are effectively communicated between stakeholders and that key performance indicators are established and monitored.

  • Lead, direct, and mentor project management and IT team members on best practice project management methodologies (Agile and Waterfall).

  • Ensure use of standardized/efficient processes, systems, playbooks, metrics, change management and common language. Provide flexible alternatives in methodology and process to assure streamlined and successful execution of projects.

  • Execute project plans and communicate project status in order to maintain accurate and current project information for the use of stakeholders.

  • Manage project changes in accordance with the change management plan to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts.

  • Establish and maintain executive stakeholder relationships; drive continuous improvement across the functions and regions regarding policies and strategies.

  • Foster accountability of cross-functional team leads to resolve project issues and ensure project success.

  • Conduct project post-mortems for the continuous improvement of project management practices.

  • Travel: approximately 25% required

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong ability to work with others in order to achieve a common goal, resolve conflicts and manage cross-functional and external relationships; demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence without authority

  • Strong ability to contribute to a positive work environment and install a 'sense of urgency' and motivation in others

  • Strong interpersonal skills at all levels of management, including the ability to create and deliver effective written and oral presentations

  • Strong customer focus and management of client expectations; ability to establish and maintain a high level of user trust and confidence in IT's ability to deliver projects on time and within budget while meeting expectations

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills

  • Experience in facilitating change, including collaboration with management and executive stakeholders

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work with abstract ideas or situation and translate it into concrete plan and specific objectives

  • Demonstrated initiative, good judgment, and the ability to achieve results through others

  • Successful development and implementation of new technology and work processes

  • Strong leadership skills, able to demonstrate motivating and inspiring others

  • Demonstrated team development and mentorship capability

  • Ability to work effectively across multiple organizations

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, smaller company environment

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background check

  • Array Technologies values our employee’s time off but occasionally, to meet business needs, this position may require some evening and weekend hours

Education and Experience

  • 12+ years of global IT project management experience, across varying technology stacks

  • Experience implementing an enterprise Project Management Office (PMO) in an organization

  • Experience managing a minimum of 2 full lifecycle SAP/ERP implementations

  • Experience managing global, strategic, large scale, and complex projects with a proven track record of delivering on time, within budget, and to quality expectations.

  • Bachelor’s degree required

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