20 days old
2017-11-042017-12-04

Director - Methodology Enablement

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary







**Role Value Proposition:**







We are seeking an energetic leader who is passionate about Portfolio, Program & Project Management (PPM) to join our team. The Portfolio, Program, Project Management organization delivers process, tool, and reporting services that enable effective project delivery resulting in a better return on investment. We achieve this by:







+ Understanding our strategic partners business initiatives and needs.



+ Researching trends and advancements in the PPM space.



+ Providing simple, end-to-end PPM solutions enabling GTO to deliver fast, focused and measurable value.We ensure our methodologies and tools are continuously improved through the use of feedback loops, current technologies and industry best practices.As Director of Methodology Enablement, you will manage a small team responsible for developing processes that will be used by MetLife Global Technology Project Managers, Program Managers and internal PMO partners to deliver value faster and achieve operational excellence. You will be tasked with streamlining processes to remove waste, look for ways to improve satisfaction and drive enthusiasm for our practices.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Communicates with IT leadership, business leadership and IT Business Consultants to communicate portfolio and/or program strategy, direction, impact, and changes.



+ Provides oversight for delivering all projects contained in the project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business requirements.



+ Responsible for tracking key project milestones, including risks and opportunities and recommending adjustments.



+ Responsible for defining time tables and project plans; analyzes and estimates feasibility, risks, cost, time, and resources.



+ Partners with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.



+ Champions and influences the LOB's use of established processes, methodologies & tools.



+ Directs, motivates, and develops project staff. Identifies and addresses training and development needs.



+ Responsible for monthly operational and administrative activities.







**Supervisory Responsibilities:**







+ Full people management responsibility.



+ Responsible for effective hiring, firing, promotions, performance appraisals and management, salary administration, training assessments and development plans, etc. for staff.



+ Attracts and develops talent to enhance the teams effectiveness.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.



+ 10+ years of IT and business/industry work experience, with at least 5 years managing projects and/or project portfolios.



+ Minimum 5 years management experience.



+ Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of program and project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.



+ PMP or PgMP certified.







**Travel**







_5-10%_







**Business Category**







_Global Technology & Operations_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 87821

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