1+ months

Director, Project Management

Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Director of Project Management  support Universities within North America and is based in Gaithersburg, MD. The Project Senior Manager will be responsible for driving the successful delivery of key aspects of the Universities programming composed of large-scale projects that span across multiple disciplines and areas of the business, thus delivering the realization of the expected financial & non-financial outcomes. The Project Senior Manager will be hands on, initiate programs, oversee project progress and present updates regularly. The program has three major vertical programs of work to drive competitiveness, quality & consistency, and growth.


This position will be office-based not virtual. Relocation Assistance Available!


Responsibilities of the Project Senior Manager include but not limited to:


  • Plan projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and tracking budgets
  • Ensure that the projects properly align with the departments strategy
  • Implement and monitor the appropriate transformational change for the one of the three major vertical portfolios of work to enable the workstream delivery and implementation through managing portfolio, project and workstream accountabilities (roles / responsibilities) across key stakeholder, VP II (North America, Universities), and a virtual team
  • Facilitate clear and efficient communication with internal clients
  • Lead, influence and hold team accountable
  • Deliver the framework for successful dependency management and implement a robust critical path management process and toolset to ensure proactive management and mitigation of risk
  • Coordinate delivery across multi-discipline virtual teams up to 16 colleagues across 2 to 4 workstreams
  • Prepare and conduct complex presentations with status updates on various projects


The ideal candidate will have:


  • 5+ years of Project Management experience; focus on process management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from start to finish
  • High level of internal and external influencing skills
  • Strong discipline and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and expertise in working with diverse groups of individuals and building partnerships.


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Position Summary

Specifies and coordinates the implementation of a large project. Responsible for meeting project objectives within quality, time, and budget targets, and for managing associated risks. Typically requires strong technical skills, proven project management experience, and an understanding of the business issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 5 years experience in developing and implementing organizational efficiency initiativesSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-02-28 Expires: 2020-04-30

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