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Director – Project Management at Holman Enterprises

  • Administrative Jobs, Project Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 3 weeks ago
  • New Jersey, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Director – Project Management at Holman Enterprises

At Holman, we exist to provide rewarding careers and better lives for employees and their families. We hire, train, empower, and reward exceptional people. Our journey is guided by our desire to get it right every time and the acknowledgement that we have an opportunity to be better. To be better, we have to do better, and to do better we must know better. That’s why we are listening, open to learning new things – about ourselves and each other. We will never stop striving for improved diversity, equity, and inclusion because we are successful together when we feel trusted and supported. It’s The Holman Way.

At Holman, your total compensation goes beyond your paycheck. To position you for success and provide a rewarding career and better life for you and your family, Holman is proud to offer you the benefits you deserve; including protection against illness, disability, loss of work, or preparation for retirement. Below is a brief overview of these programs (programs may vary by country or worker type):

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

What will you do?

  • Develop, i.e. design & build, roll out & implement, run and continuously enhance a Holman Enterprise Project Management Office, the HPMO

  • Direct Responsibility, i.e. Project Manager function and responsibility for HPMO project (Project Sponsor and Owner: Chief Strategy and Administration Officer)

  • Close collaboration with the existing Project Management Offices (PMO) and Project Support functions in Retail, Product Development and IT.

  • Evaluate current policies/guidelines, processes and tools for further usability, identification of gaps.

  • Make recommendations for further built out, obtain approval and implement.

  • Establish” Holman Strategic Project Steering & Review Committee” and related supporting processes.

  • Strategic Project alignment and prioritization: Identify, select and prioritize projects that align with the enterprises’ strategic objectives.

  • Strategic Project Portfolio Steering Committee ownership: Prepare, facilitate and oversee the “Strategic Project Steering & Review Committee” as Secretary.

  • Relationship management: Build relationships and a collaborative environment with key stakeholders and executives across the enterprise.

  • Strategic Project Portfolio Governance:

  • Project Portfolio Controlling: Monitor and evaluate strategic projects progress.

  • Project Portfolio Reporting:  Collect, aggregate, analyze, comment and distribute periodic Strategic Project(s) Status Report(s), e.g. monthly/bi-monthly.

  • Project Portfolio resource management: Collect, aggregate, analyze strategic project resource requirements and interdependencies.

  • Project Review, Forecast and Budget support: Facilitate regular strategic project reviews incl. management report out; support quarterly forecasting and annual budget process.

  • Strategic Project Support (SPS):

    • Project Management (PM) guidelines and handbook ownership: Develop, introduce and maintain Project Management methods, tools and technologies.

    • Project Manager training content ownership: Develop content and implement PM trainings for project managers and teams with the support of the enterprises’ learning and training unit.

    • Project Manager coaching and training where required, through Holman University or other means, in small groups or as part of 1:1 meetings.

  • Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • What are we looking for?

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, Master’s preferred.

    • Proficient in various desktop tools including MS Office Programs (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, SharePoint etc.).

    • 8+ years’ experience, including 5+ at a leadership level; multiple levels of reporting relationships strongly preferred.

    • Extensive knowledge and experience within own function and general knowledge of areas, departments and/or function(s) within and across other disciplines.

    • Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function

    • Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure

    • Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function

    • Optimizes the talents of team members for the strategy of the business

    • Make appropriate course corrections when executing the strategic plan

    • Successful team building

    • Establishes measurable results, objectives and milestones for self and others

    • Develops frameworks for measurements and reports on results

    • Develops successors and talent pools

    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

    • Excellent time management skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines

    • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

    • Adjusts quickly to new or changing work environment

    • Applies broad business and management expertise to drive financial and operational performance across multiple departments and/or functions

    • Executes departmental and functional business plans and contributes to the development of discipline strategies

    • Directs the allocation of resources to meet financial performance requirements

    • Directs the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems that cross functions and/or disciplines

    • Influences or provides input to forecasting and planning resources; may manage allocated budget

    • Decisions are guided by discipline and/or business strategies and priorities

    • Superior verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, counseling, and negotiation skills

    • Excellent presentation skills

    • Effectively coaches, gives performance feedback and provides development opportunities within related multiple areas or departments and/or function(s)

    • Inspires teams’ success by creating the right working climate

    • Interaction with others requires understanding, influencing and supporting people, through applying technical knowledge or rational arguments, aimed at causing action or acceptance by others

    Holman is a global automotive leader that serves both commercial and consumer clients The Holman Way by always doing the right thing for our people, our customers, and the community since 1924. The Holman story began nearly a century ago as a single Ford dealership in New Jersey. Today, Holman, headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, is one of the largest family-owned automotive service organizations in North America with more than 6,500 employees across North America, the UK, and Germany.

    Holman delivers a unique range of automotive-centric services including industry-leading fleet management and leasing; vehicle fabrication and upfitting; component manufacturing and productivity solutions; powertrain distribution and logistics services; commercial and personal insurance and risk management; and retail automotive sales as one of the largest privately owned dealership groups in the United States. Guided by its deeply rooted core values and principles, Holman is continuously Driving What’s Right.

    Holman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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