Director of PMO

Washington, DC
Dec 09, 2021
Dec 15, 2021
Administrative, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Sparks Group has partnered with an international nonprofit supporting women-owned businesses that is seeking a Director of Project Management Office. We are searching for a mission driven leader who has built a project management office from the ground up. This person should be hungry for growth and will be working to develop the highest standards of processes for the organization. If you bring enthusiasm, resourcefulness, and a consultative approach to project management, then apply now!

  • Establish the PMO, creating guidelines, quality standards and requirements to provide best in class representation
  • Determine efficiencies to meet or exceed financial expectations
  • Develop and implement program management processes, templates, policies, and metrics
  • Monitor compliance with project guidelines and regulations
  • Manage project deliverables and tasks
  • Coach and mentor project management team
  • Establish structure, hire and manage project staff
  • Coordinate project deliverables with PMs, Analysts, and management
  • Set metrics and targets for direct reports and conduct performance reviews
  • Oversee the delivery of projects, ensuring staying within scope and within budget
  • Interface with executive leadership to define priorities, implementation and determine project risks/opportunities
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Master's degree highly preferred
  • PMP or PJMP highly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of project management experience
  • Relevant industry experience working with government-funded projects/grants and/or in international development or related field
  • Knowledge of resource management tools, USAID ADS Systems, CFR, Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • High level of communication, stakeholder and internal management, and ability to handle complex issues
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing high-performance team


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Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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