CONNECT Program Manager

The CONNECT Program Manager will assume the responsibility for supporting Watts's leadership in their efforts at overseeing, managing and leveraging the entire life cycle of IoT projects and initiatives across the company to optimally achieve Watts Digital Strategy goals and objectives. The aim of this role is to help drive the completion of key IoT projects through the enterprise while making the best possible use of all resources to achieve the key deliverables of each project. The position includes some aspects and ownership for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating project resources engaged with all or many of the initiatives within the project portfolio. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Manage and keep track on the overall IoT project portfolio (project progress in terms of scope, time and budget). Ensure adherence to the Watts IoT governance functions and in accordance with IoT development, architecture and security guidelines, policies and practices. Conduct regular portfolio reviews with management and steering committees to validate priorities Lead reviews of projects that are challenged and provide recommendations on bringing project back on track Ensure the oversight and coordination of dependencies across the projects, and resolve or escalate conflicts. Ensure and balance the availability of required skills and competencies across project teams within the IoT project portfolio. Direct the development and maintenance of communications and reporting around the IoT projects. Direct the creation and maintenance of the required project portfolio documentation. Coordinate activities of business unit IoT PMO's MANAGEMENT: 2-3 direct reports EDUCATION: University Degree.  PMP Certification QUALIFICATIONS: 10+ years of relevant project and project portfolio management experience. Experience in managing IoT projects Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the IoT project portfolio objectives, inspire and motivate staff, and maintain alignment to the Watts Digital strategy. Experience and understanding of project management methodologies and project portfolio management processes Project planning and management skills, including ability to identify and assess risk to determine action Strong business acumen, including industry and IoT-specific knowledge. Familiar with industry and IoT/Digital trends and innovation. Effective influencing and negotiation experience and skills in an environment with high competition for resources. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver against financial and resource constraints. Understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business and how they may be applied to Watts to drive digital business. Collaborative approach and ability to work with stakeholders at all levels of an organization Capacity to quickly grasp new and complex concepts and trends Excellent communication and presentation skills Proactive, result-oriented and hands-on attitude PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work in office environment or Work in a manufacturing environment May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside the typical office setting. As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA) EMPLOYEE CORE COMPETENCIES: 1. Collaborate Across Workgroup 2. Initiate Positive Change 3. Deliver High Quality Results 4. Focus on the Customer 5. Develops Self & Others 6. Accountability 10005384
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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