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Director of Enterprise Project Management - Exempt

May 12 | Montpelier, Vermont, United States | State of Vermont

Director of Enterprise Project Management - Exempt

Montpelier, Vermont, United States | State of Vermont

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Opening date:May 12

Closing date : June 12 2020

Government Administration

Type:Full Time

Job description


The Agency of Digital Services is seeking to hire a Director for the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). This is a full-time, exempt position located in Montpelier, Vermont.

The ideal candidate is an experienced project management professional with proven leadership ability. She/He is customer service focused and a collaborator, who will build effective working relationships across State government.

In the role of EPMO Director, this position will oversee a portfolio of programs and projects; direct and coach a staff of project managers and business analysts; maintain project management and business analysis standards, processes, and key performance indicators; ensure the resolution of issues impeding project success; coordinate legislative and project portfolio reporting; facilitate strategic project planning; design and implement project management training programs; and strive for continuous improvement of project planning, management and execution.

This is an exempt, full-time position. The expected salary range for this position is $105k-115k, based upon qualifications and experience.

Who May Apply

This position, Director of Enterprise Project Managment - Exempt (Job Requisition #1695), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 8+ years of project management and supervisory experience.
  • Experience leading and defining project management best practices processes and tools.
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and oversee diverse initiatives and individuals.
  • Be entrepreneurial, with creative thinking skills.
  • Have a passion for your customers and be relentless in delivering value.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a strong rapport and credibility with business teams.
  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Takes a team approach.
  • Works with a sense of urgency and motivation to get things done.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration or a technology related major
  • Project Management Certification in PMI, Change Management certification in Prosci or other, and/or a Lean Six Sigma certification are highly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.