Director Global Technology Transformation

Living Goods

Job Summary

Provide frequent and transparent updates, manage sponsor expectations, and keep all stakeholders informed of the progress of all projects and programs

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description


Living Goods seeks a Global Transformation Leader to implement LG’s 2020 Technology Strategy that has been recently revised with support from Accenture Development Partners (ADP). The role is expected to establish a Project Management Office (PMO) that will bring the strategy to life across Living Good’s global operations. Execution will be required at organization-wide level, aligned to strategic initiatives that advance our performance management capabilities to the families we serve, external partners and internal clients. The individual will work collaboratively with the Global Executive Team and the Chief Technology Officer and team to provide leadership, coordination, strategic direction and management for all Technology PMO processes and functions. This individual will ensure the prioritization and successful delivery of initiatives across LG, reporting directly to the CEO (Project sponsor) or her designate. She/he should have expertise in project, program and change management in the provision of strong technology function.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Technology Strategy Global Project Management Office (PMO)

Design, resource and lead the PMO; design workstreams, develop TORs, performance goals and measures

Coordinate the management, implementation, and reporting: develop timelines, identify and implement KPIs and metrics, identify and manage interdependencies and potential risks and make staffing decisions based on skills and workload

Provide frequent and transparent updates, manage sponsor expectations, and keep all stakeholders informed of the progress of all projects and programs

Consult with key stakeholders in a proactive manner to establish scope, contract/contract deliverables and timelines

Spearhead decision-making for all workstreams, making these available to the project steer with information and data that enables quality and strategic decision making


Skills

Leading and Influencing Others - Establishes clear directions, brings people along in an organized and engaging manner, maintains dialogue on work and results. Relishes leading in ambiguity and is energized by tough challenges

Relationship Management- Leverage interpersonal skills to establish rapport and develop strong relationships at all levels including Board level that ensure delivery of work

Results Focused- Drive to achieve or exceed targets and goals within the determined timeframe and quality expectations

Analytical, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making- Recommends and makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment. Strong consensus builder

Organizational Agility- Quickly learns how organizations work and value is delivered. Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

Strategic Agility- Sees ahead clearly, can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately. Has broad knowledge and perspective. Can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans

Communication - Thinks carefully about what to say to diverse audiences, delivers communication in a manner that it creates desired results


Experience Requirements

10+ years’ experience leading a Technology project management operation with at least six years in strategic planning, execution and people management


Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, IT/Computer Science, or relevant field

Project Management Certification (advanced levels) preferred

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