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PMO

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Responsible for ensuring that all business deliverables are identified and accounted for in the project plan with responsibility and due dates - Continuously monitor and report on project status - Manage the identification, documentation, and traceability of business requirements - Investigate and document complex business processes - Develop project status reports for senior leadership - Leads team to achieve on time and high quality delivery of initiatives - Provides guidance to team on project plan development, issue and risk identification and mitigation resolution - Resolves escalated issues and roadblocks of a technical or organizational nature - Coordinate the input and approval of various project design and decision documents - Defines program strategy, balancing customer and other requirements - Track business resources and identify any shortages based on project plans - Developing tracking scorecards and metrics to illustrate status and ownership. - Developing milestone reviews for the key milestones and ensures the team is on track to deliver. - Align cross-functional business and technical teams to help ensure alignment of goals and to help resolve conflicting priorities. - Strong problem-solving capability; able to develop detailed requirements, action plans, analysis approach or processes within a predetermined set of boundary conditions - Serve as the organization’s thought leader and subject-matter-expert on PMO planning and project execution effectiveness, and drive continuous improvement in core planning and PMO processes and tools. - Facilitates decision making among GM representatives to develop project scope of work documents and project plans based upon requirements. - Identifies the roles of project team members, project reporting requirements, organizational structures, frequency of interaction, and training requirements needed for team members. Tracks and reports project completion status and training. - Identifies, tracks, monitors, and communicates project-related risks and issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that arise during the implementation. Facilitates amicable solutions with the appropriate customer(s) and project sponsor/owner.

Additional Description

Job Description: PMO
 

  • Establish project management best practices and methodologies to drive alignment, consistency and efficiency across cross-functional projects, and provide consultancy to other PMO team members as necessary. 
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, key milestones, target setting, task prioritization and resource allocation, risk management strategies etc.
  • Track project progress, identify potential risks and issues, and implement mitigation strategies incl. escalation mechanisms to ensure successful project delivery. 
  • Analyze root cause of the identified risks, develop mitigation strategies; Monitor and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle; Implement contingency plans as needed.
  • Provide insights in industry benchmark and best practice in the focused area as necessary, provide the framework and performance index for operation excellence, utilize the framework to track the operation data, identify potential risks, and come up with reference for decision making, and raise suggestions in adaption and implementation.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams, fostering collaboration, accountability and transparency.
  • Drive cross-team alignment: establish a regular and clear communication mechanism, identity the key stakeholders and mobilize the relevant departments to discuss the delayed/risky items during product launch, and to develop the respective solution to the problems.
  • Proactively address stakeholder concerns and expectations, leveraging diplomacy and negotiation skills to drive consensus and resolve conflicts.
  • Use PMO approach on areas related to Data Analytics, Data Platform, Data Assets/Governance etc .:
    • Support planning, execution, and delivery of data analytics and data product projects, ensuring alignment with business objectives and stakeholder requirements.
    • Collaborate with Data Scientists, Analysts, Product Owners and other business stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and success criteria.
    • Support the Data team to utilize advanced analytical techniques and tools to extract insights from complex datasets and drive data-driven decision-making.
    • Oversee and support the development and deployment of data products between POs and supporting functions (legal, cyber sec, purchasing & finance, etc), ensuring quality, scalability, usability, and project efficiency, while ensuring GM’s governance and compliance regulations.
    • Oversee the progress, communication, quality, change, and risk of the data team’s product portfolio as well as the workstreams of all the relevant departments
    • Analyze the operation excellence of data team and its projects by collecting feedback from the user departments, (performing user tests), raise suggestions for product/process improvement, and provide related industry benchmark/best practice for reference
    • Participate in the development of the data-related product and services, help drive the communication when the business team raise requests by using tools such scenario cards, and facilitate the collaboration between data team & IT to meet the requests.


Qualifications:
 

  • BA degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Data Science, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • More than 8+ years of work experience, with no less than 3 years of work experience in the automotive industry, D2C preferred. Other related fields include the internet, finance, manufacturing industry, retail/e-commerce industry, etc. 3+ years of team management experience
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional teams.
  • Rich experience in data product or product management, with experience participating in the development of digital product/platform and experience in large-scale data product project management
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills, with the ability to influence, inspire, and collaborate effectively across all organizational levels.
  • With innovative and strategic, systematic and structured thinking
  • Project management certification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) or relevant data analytics certifications are highly desirable.
  • Fluent in written and oral English and Chinese


 

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