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Sr. IT Manager - Planning and Governance

Company: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Location: Cypress
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that include motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, power assist bicycles, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, golf cars, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products! Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for an Senior Manager Planning and Governance to join our ISD team in Cypress, CA. The Senior Manager Planning and Governance will directly contribute to the success of data strategy by leading a cross-functional team of ISD Program Management office (PMO)data compliance and governance analysts to help implement controls across ISD and drive customer centric governance solutions across our products.Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with and persuade across, multiple areas with ISD leaders, executives and other stakeholders about the benefits of leveraging enterprise data, platforms, tools, learnings, etc. to benefit the entire organization. Partners with the Executive Leadership and Executive Sponsors to communicate group goals, objectives, and potential outcomes. Leads regular interactions with the executive sponsor and senior leadership to inform, alert, negotiate and maintain a continuing good relationship and shared vision for the group and/or program outcomes.
  • Bring proven, senior level industry IT 'Office of the CIO'-like vision and disciplines for IT Planning and PMO management to the role and have strong technical expertise with various program and project management methodologies, tracking disciplines, KPI measurement/dashboards, and related technology products.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient delivery of PMO and project management activities used to support business strategy, initiatives, process, and services across the enterprise. Works proactively with various business units, ISD, and other key stakeholders in delivery of services to the company and the divisions and departments.
  • Establishes and ensures appropriate governance functions for the group or program, in accordance with enterprise policies and practices, on behalf of the executive sponsor or senior responsible owner.
  • Aligns to business and ISD Mid Term Plan (MTP), Management By Objectives (MBO), Global IT Governance Committee (GIGC) and North American Regional IT Governance (RIGC) direction, goals and objectives.
  • Develops and controls the Planning & Governance group budget and manages expenditures within agreed spending plans.
  • Ensures and balances the availability of the required skills and competencies across resources within the group.
  • Leads reviews with the executive sponsor and/or stakeholders to identify expected or specific program needs, changes, and directs the development of appropriate approaches to address.
  • Leads the development and maintenance of stakeholder analysis/mapping, org change management, communications, and reporting.
  • Oversees the execution of program projects, their progress compared with the plan and the production of agreed deliverables.
  • Develops and manages resources, plan for group, performance management, program, projects, provide direction and oversight.
  • Directs or approves the establishment of a framework or guidelines for the use of contractors, professional service providers, and determines their use across the program.
  • Supports and facilitates agenda setting for group, program committee or board meetings.
  • Responsible to make decisions for Planning & Governance group's strategy, portfolio, governance, methodologies, processes, compliance, reporting, and metrics.
  • Sr. Manager, Planning & Governance to receive ISD vision, goals and guidance from Head of ISD Division
  • Includes group and PMO/project portfolio and program dashboards, objectives, plan, and/or other project deliverables, scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Responsibilities and decision making also includes resolution of program management challenges, risks, and issues. Optimization and collaboration of project teams, and/or 3rd parties or activities. Escalation of program management issues to executive management and/or key stakeholders.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience.
    • MBA preferred.
    • Certifications preferred include Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Project Manager (CPM) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
    • Ten+ years of experience in IT and business/industry.
    • Seven+ years of leadership experience in managing, developing, implementing, and maintaining 'Office of the CIO', PMO, project management in support of information technologies and processes.
    • Minimum of 5 years work experience in large, cross-functional teams influencing senior management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization.
    • Extensive experience with Office of the CIO and/or PMO, and project management toolsets.
    • ServiceNow experience desired.
    • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of establishment of the Planning & Governance functions, program and project management, challenges, and ability to work independently and in teams.
    • Demonstrated success in providing project management leadership, oversight, and guidance to meet corporate policies, practices, and standards.
    • Cross-functional knowledge of IT technologies applied across modern applications, infrastructure, cyber security and management.
    • SAP ERP portfolio experience desired.
    • Proven ability to collaborate with all IT groups including management, applications, infrastructure, cyber security, executive leadership and business groups/departments.
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.Reports to: Vice President, Information Services Division Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to be an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, Cypress , Sr. IT Manager - Planning and Governance, Executive , Cypress, California

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