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​Director, Global Project Manager #706029

#706029
Toronto, Ontario Posted 27-Jun-2019

Director, Global Project Manager

Toronto, Ontario

#706029

 

Our client is an international Tier 1 automotive parts supplier and this is a new position created to support continued growth.

 

The Director, Global Project Management is responsible for the implementation of policies, system monitors and controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all projects globally. It is additionally responsible for supervising and leading the project staff to oversee the entire portfolio of projects and to ensure initiatives meet the goals and objectives of the executive leadership team. This position is personally responsible to oversee the full project management life cycle of highly complex, global, large-scale, strategic projects in engineering, operations, materials, quality, finance, sales, human resources and other support functions.

 

Responsibilities: (not limited to)

 

1.Implementation and revision of global policies for project management according to senior management expectations

2.Working in collaboration with business system group to continuously develop system monitors and controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all projects globally

3.Defining and subsequently achieving the KPIs determining “flawless launch” through global project management teams

4.Working in collaboration with global finance teams to determine appropriated budgeting process and systems for projects

5.Managing the portfolio of projects, including regular reports of their status to senior management

6.Defining project risk system and further providing both verbal and written communications regarding project status, risks and issues, with proper level escalation

7.Ensuring proper project management methodology training for the global teams

8.Leading full project management life cycle of highly complex, global, large-scale, strategic projects

9.Securing proper collaboration between project teams and sales during acquisition projects

10.Securing proper achievement of production teams’ expectations during project launch

11.Systematically promotes interdepartmental communication to avoid siloed project teams

 

Knowledge Base (not limited to)

 

12.Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Business, Finance, or Engineering).

13.Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in project management in automotive parts manufacturing.

14.Minimum 4 years of experience working as a project manager in a strong base matrix organization

15.Demonstrated leadership skills (motivating, directing, delegating, team building)

16.Strong planning and organization skills

17.Strong interpersonal skills (communication, conflict resolution, executive talking, asking questions)

18.Ability to deal with ambiguity in a matrix and fast paced global environment

19.Fee to travel internationally

 

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