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What you will do

Responsible for full life- cycle of projects from initiation to completion.  Apply IT project management methodology and appropriate project management framework for all projects (using established project standards).  Develop requests for proposal (RFPs).  Successfully initiate, plan, execute and close all project deliverables as committed.


How you will do it

Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of projects including:
1. Defining the project charter, roles, tasks, milestones, budgets and measures of success
2. Developing project estimates and plans to manage the end-to end project execution
3. Ensuring client requirements are captured accurately and completely
4. Creating and maintaining project documentation
5. Facilitating day-to-day coordination while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations
6. Acting as the link between the assigned project resources and key stakeholders
7. Ensuring project closure including completion of lessons learned and required documentation
8. Use disciplined project management methodology to define scope, develop project plan, and execute projects that adhere to guidelines and deliver within cost and schedule.
9. Strong cross-business unit/IT communication, influence and negotiation required.

Responsible for tracking project status and managing project issues and risks including:
1. Monitoring projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress/quality, managing issue resolution
2. Managing the process to assess gaps and develop action plans to address these gaps
3. Monitoring financial delivery and issue management processes, and escalating issues
4. Promoting and monitoring compliance activities with audit and information policies
5. Develop robust project risk management plans to ensure timely delivery, testing and commissioning of all projects with no impact to business continuity.

Responsible for building and leading effective project teams including:
1. Using problem-solving/critical thinking skills, and independent thinking to overcome challenges.
2. Communication to project team members, key stakeholders and sponsors
3. Adapting to cultural and organizational climates across global team.
4. Manage individual work styles and development of project staff
5. Serve as primary contact to senior department managers for critical change initiatives within a highly matrix environment.
6. Work with cross-functional team, contractors, and vendors to deliver critical projects.

What we look for

  • Bachelor's degree required; Advance degree in IT related field or MBA preferred.
  • 4+ years of Project Management experience in a large multi unit organization required.
  • 3+ years supervisory experience overseeing large scale projects, global teams, project managers, application leads.
  • Project Management Accreditation (APMP, PMI, Prince 2 or equivalent preferred.
  • Advanced project management skills.  Knowledge of project management vocabulary and terminology.  Mastery of project domain. 
  • Strong communication, negotiation, analytic, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills. 
  • Cultural adaptability. 
  • Virtual and remote team management ability. 
  • Independent and innovative spirit. 
  • Flexible and responsive to input.
  • Needs to demonstrate Servant Leadership. 
  • The Sr. PM must demonstrate that he/she is there to help achieve the project outcomes/meet the needs of the customer."
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the specific skills suited to the role
  • Requires national and international travel on a project basis.

Fully experienced individual contributor with large team experience, with necessary skills can seek Sr. Program Manager role.  If Sr. Project Management is the career goal, they can continue to grow through more complex and global projects.

Who we are

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.  

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