The Hertz Corporation Director, Portfolio Management in Estero, Florida
Manage business partner technology portfolio initiatives (projects/ventures) – management of team (project/venture managers) and processes; ensure optimized delivery of the company’s annual goals and long-term strategic mission.
Serve as technology business partner to cross functional stakeholders; helping to build business case/strategy and tech solution alternatives, in partnership with technology function and application owners – working with efficiency of resources as a primary goal.
Lead business portfolio partners in Tech Ventures Process – supporting critical thinking and planning with business and tech resource teams through our 4-phase approach to tech delivery and business value creation: Phase 0. Ideation, Phase 1. Business Case, Phase 2. Launch and Phase 3. Completion.
Responsible for leading, driving and the delivery of a portfolio of business initiatives that deliver revenue growth, cost savings or business risk mitigation. The Dir/ SD will partner with business team to assign tech value to business plans, and then own the delivery of value together with the business partner.
Provide vision, roadmap, coordination/planning, and ongoing management of cross-enterprise activities related to all initiatives in the portfolio. The Dir/SD will drive and manage multiple work streams: project/venture task interdependencies, resource capacity management, cross-program requirements, testing interdependencies, training and enterprise cross dependencies, deployment bundling/coordination and business resource dependencies.
Lead the project management framework and methodology for their tech portfolio of projects/ventures through prioritization and management of all projects/ventures. This leader will demonstrate great communication – verbal and written, strong influential leadership of teams, growth mindset and solutions orientation. This leader will act an intrapreneurial spirt and an orientation for problem-solving and results.
Key Result Areas:
Establish and maintain the methodology to be adopted and applied to each project/venture undertaken.
Ensure that portfolio/projects/ventures follow the established framework and methodologies to govern the end-to-end project/venture process ensuring all initiatives are aligned with strategic objectives and completed as planned.
Establish a portfolio/project/venture management approach commensurate with size, complexity and regulatory requirements.
Ensure projects/ventures have sponsors with decision making authority; partnering for best investment of resources and owning the execution for enterprise strategy and value creation via the co-developed business case.
Influence commitment and participation from affected stakeholders.Validate each project/venture business case and scope along with business and tech partners
Ensure project roles and responsibilities are defined and communicated.
Ensure that each project accounts for risk management, quality, change control planning and documentationEnsure that project performance metrics are defined, collected, evaluated, and reported.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field, Or equivalent work experience.
IT or Finance leadership
Portfolio or Enterprise Initiative Management leading large-scale, cross-functional
Experience implementing transformational process improvement
Experience developing best practices for integration and governance
Experience overseeing large, complex cross-functional initiatives
Experience working with a matrixed team of internal employees across business units and outside contractors
Works effectively in and across complex matrix organization
Handles adversarial and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
Creates synergy between cross functional teams throughout the organization
Proven experience being a motivated, results driven and strategic leader
Ability to work on projects that range in size, complexity and duration.
Communicates effectively with all levels of leadership – verbal and written
Highly self-motivated and directed with an attention to detail
Proven experience utilizing Six Sigma, Lean, Project Management methodologies
Job ID 183307
# Positions 2
Category Information Technology
Division WHQ - Estero - Only
Position Type Regular Full Time