1+ months

Project Management Office Leader

Kieler, Wisconsin 53812 Work Remotely


The Project Management Leader ensures that business projects are executed effectively and efficiently sustained. The Project Management Leader will assume responsibility for multi-project oversight across departmental lines. This position will provide direction to internal project stakeholders to include scope, budget, timelines and desired deliverables. The Project Manager Leader will offer the opportunity to build a PMO in a rapidly growing company and industry. Our ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field, have a proven track record of successful project delivery, and experience managing a project portfolio. The Project Manager Leader will focus on team development, change management and effective communication with project stakeholders and senior management.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Develop and oversee the PML function companywide.
  • Moving many multi-faceted and multi-tiered processes forward while maintaining attention to detail within established timelines.
  • Interface with stakeholder in defining the project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Working with other Project Managers and team leads to identify and manage cross functional impacts and dependencies. Defining project level tasks and resource requirements
  • Managing, and appropriately escalating, project delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes
  • Developing and presenting reports defining project progress, problems and solutions to project team, executive leadership, and key stakeholders
  • Managing and tracking project health, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
  • Ensure business plan goals are clear and appropriate including contingency provisions
  • Anticipate and assess the impact of changes, such as government policy/economic conditions, to business plans and initiatives, and respond appropriately
  • Set annual performance targets for individuals and the team and conduct performance reviews
  • Interface with executives to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges and keep them up to date with project risks and opportunities
  • Initiate and develop longer-term goals and plans to guide the work of the team in line with organizational objectives
  • Represent the organization in critical negotiations, including those that are cross-jurisdictional, achieving effective solutions in challenging relationships, ambiguous and conflicting positions
  • Pre-empt and avoid conflict across organizations and with senior internal and external stakeholders


  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience with large scale business transformation, change management, and cost optimization
  • Travel up to 50% to include one week per month at the Corporate Office (Kieler, WI)
  • Experience in decentralized business with 100+ locations
  • BS/BA from an accredited university/college is required
  • PMP and/or Scrum Master certification
  • Experience in launching and integrating PMO leadership in a large decentralized organization. 
  • Data analytic experience; creating, running and analyzing data reports from different software programs


  • Intermediate to Advanced experience using Microsoft Office; using Excel, Word, Power Point, One note and email
  • Smartsheet, Tableau or other spreadsheet collaboration software experience
  • Lucid Chart or other diagram/chart editing software experience
  • Expertise establishing credibility/respect throughout the organization while facilitating consensus and presenting ideas logically and assertively

Salary Details

Salary commiserated with specific experience starting at $105,000/year 



  • Food Services
Posted: 2020-08-10 Expires: 2020-09-24

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Project Management Office Leader

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