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Sr. Director, Project Management

Company: Gas Technology Institute
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Sr. Director, Project Management provides the leadership and management necessary to oversee project management (the "function") in support of the businesses. Why GTI Energy? GTI Energy offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work in a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI Energy is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI Energy, we deliver innovative technology solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world. Work Location The position will be based in the Chicagoland area at the GTI Energy Headquarters. We offer a hybrid/core work week, where employees are remote Mondays and Fridays, and required to be on-site Tuesday through Thursday. Travel International and domestic travel may be required. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has overall supervisory responsibility for personnel within the project management function. Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the leaders of the business areas and other functions and other senior management to determine appropriate competencies, and staffing, utilization, and expense levels for the function, throughout the fiscal year.
  • Provide management to maintain sufficient and diverse personnel with necessary capabilities to manage projects of the various supported business areas and who are utilized consistent with corporate financial objectives.
  • Using standard, PMI-based best practices, establish, maintain, and enforce suitable policies, procedures, practices, and tools to support sound, efficient and timely, and cost-effective management of projects as determined by the businesses.
  • Lead, motivate, and maintain a high achieving management team; manage the performance and development of, and comprehensively assess, members of this team and ensure that they are managing the development and performance of, and comprehensively assessing, personnel reporting to them.
  • Provide sound functional leadership and foster development of relevant expertise within, and transfer among, perso
  • Implement and maintain timely and effective two-way communication and reporting within the function and with business and function leaders and senior management.
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable, flexible, and positive environment within the function.
  • Behave, and enforce behaviors within the function, that are consistent with the company's Core Values and Code of Expectations.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner with clients, business partners, and in public forums.
  • Perform other duties as assigned Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
    • Demonstrated proficiency in project management, including deploying standardized project management best practices.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and deploy standardized policies, best practices, and guidelines.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Project or equivalent project management software.
    • Demonstrated competency in resource and financial planning and analysis.
    • Demonstrated competency managing project management personnel.
    • Skilled in organizational development and personnel management.
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate with a dynamic leadership team.
    • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to company's mission.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including writing technical proposals, reports, and presentations.
    • Flexible and able to multitask; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems. Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in technical field required; graduate degree in business or technical field preferred.
      • Minimum 5 years of managing personnel performing project management.
      • Possess Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
      • Experience managing complex multi-year projects.
      • Experience managing research and energy projects preferred.
      • Experience simultaneously overseeing portfolios containing high-volume low-value and low-volume, high-value projects desirable.
      • Experience with MS Project Web App desirable. EEO Statement GTI Energy is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodation, please e-mail us at -and we'll work with you to meet your accessibility needs. You must have legal authorization to work for GTI Energy on your date of hire with no further action required by GTI Energy. GTI Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, minority/female/disability/veteran/sexual orientation.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines , Sr. Director, Project Management, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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