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Dir, Project Management Office

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  PMO (PMO)
Location: 

Cypress, CA, US, 90630 Jessup, MD, US, 20794 San Francisco, CA, US, 94110 US Tampa, FL, US, 33578

Position Summary:

Is your leadership motto “a goal without a plan is just a wish”?

 

Exemplis is at a pivotal point in our growth trajectory and needs your help to enable continued success. We are searching for an experienced leader to help ensure our New Products, large-scale projects and other business critical deliverables are executed efficiently and effectively!  As the Director of PMO you will build and lead an ePMO team to execute on projects,  as well as oversee our NPI product portfolio to ensure on-time launches.  

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Develop overall vision, strategy and structure for the ePMO office.  Ensure appropriate resource planning for successful delivery of key organizational projects and on time product launches.
  • Ensure the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of multiple New Product Introduction projects through to production in our manufacturing facility.
  • Clearly communicate to members of the leadership team around the health and status of projects; drive transparency and governance across functions related to projects.
  • Develop the capability of the PMO project and NPI teams to ensure team is a value add to the organization. 
  • Adapt and adjust project management and execution methodology to best leverage the strengths of the organization.
  • Proactively build our PMO capability, promoting teamwork, goal setting and a strong sense of accountability. 

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 10+ years’ experience managing enterprise wide projects and NPI
  • 5+ corporate leadership experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience using SmartSheet is a plus!
  • A strong grasp of the stage gate process, Six Sigma and / or Value Stream Mapping
  • Proven experience ensuring efficient, on time completion of projects

 

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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