PMO Director - Corporate and Global Supply

New York, NY 10016

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: Supply Chain Job Number: 8030

Job Description


PMO Director position for fashion-forward apparel leader!

A newly-created, strategic role to support the Supply Chain business and Corporate stakeholders, as well as drive the transformation of global processes. This is a non-IT position, working with the Business-side folks. Perm with great benefits. Remote for now, then eventually hybrid in NYC.

The PMO Director - Corporate and Global Supply leads the definition and adoption of strategic business practices and technologies for the Supply organization across our diverse businesses and regions.

This position is a key contributor to analyze, develop, implement, measure and optimize global processes driving strategic process excellence and transformational value across the Supply organization. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the advancement of end-to-end Supply processes, capabilities and performance spanning product development, planning, sourcing, supplier engagement and production.

  • Actively partner with regional business teams, IT and suppliers to drive change initiatives and facilitate process for implementation.

  • Document, implement, and maintains business process projects with impacts across multiple regions in partnership with project owners

  • Work with process and strategy teams in regions and business units to identify risk & benefits of process changes

  • Map “ as is” and future-state business processes and technologies, analyze gaps, and provide recommended solutions

  • Resolve potential and actual cross functional issues that affect the process and the organization

  • Monitors the results of improvement projects and publishes audit report.

  • Delegate & empower cross functional teams to achieve business goals in alignment with process and technology vision

  • Continuous improvement of business processes and managing through transition periods

  • Ability to facilitate and monitor business process project work and provide feedback to cross functional associates working toward business goals.

  • Improve business processes through tools, metrics, and dashboard reporting to enable decision making.

  • Communicate internally with Supply community, Supply Brand and business teams as well as global leveraged team in each region.

  • Communicate internally with IT partners on technology vision and roadmap for key processes. 

  • Communicate externally with vendor partners and outside consultants as needed

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

Internal: Supply Business Process teams (global and regional), Supply global leadership & their teams, Brand leadership (Planning, Finance, Merchandising leads, etc.) & their teams, IT

External: Key suppliers, consultants, industry partners

  • Must have strong influencing skills

  • Provide recommendations and guide teams to make decisions in a timely manner

  • Ability to work with leaders to provide team recommendations for final decisions

RESOURCEFULNESS/CREATIVITY:

  • Ability to analyze multiple areas of the Supply business, recommend, and develop comprehensive plans and initiatives to improve business, communication, and performance in multiple areas.

  • Comfortable with all levels and cultures/relationship builder, needs to be able to navigate within the organization

  • Uses creativity in communication to clearly articulate written and visual messages; includes creative usage of PowerPoint to convey messages

  • Trusted and respected resource as the “ connector” to keep the business on track

  • Able to envision creative end-to-end solutions and a clearly articulated vision of process and technology recommendations. Comfortable talking to an integrated technology architecture encompassing multiple tools, stakeholders and capabilities.

ENVIRONMENT:

Individual contributor & team player at same time - must be able to work independently and to be self-sufficient, but also must be able to act as a team leader and collaborator.

  • Ability to influence at all levels

Meet Your Recruiter

Sue McLean
Recruiting Director, Project / Program Management & Business

Sue started working with The Connors Group in 2010, enthusiastically bringing expertise to an organization that shares her values of professional integrity and quality relationships. Sue focuses on recruiting Project / Program Management professionals for Business Transformation initiatives.  She believes that clients value a good reputation, transparency in the process of working with candidates, and depth of insight to provide expedient solutions. On the talent side, Sue knows that candidates value access to opportunity, knowledge in review of their background, and the time we take to build rapport.

Sue strives to continue as thought leader/adviser for companies who want to grow their team with project managers; and be perceived as as a source for industry trends and market intelligence. She enjoys networking in the field and working with different professional groups within the Project Management domain. As a sociology major, she has always enjoyed the “people side of IT;” connecting the companies we work with and the people we network with. She also enjoys game shows, board games, volunteering, and travel – ask her about her time on $1,000 Pyramid!

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