BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Director – Enterprise Portfolio Governance & Delivery in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Job Description Summary
As part of the Enterprise Portfolio & Project management (EPPM) organization, the role of Senior Director, Enterprise Portfolio Governance & Delivery plays a crucial role in transforming how we manage programs and projects to deliver our roadmap/s. Responsible for Portfolio Governance & delivery – the Senior Director will facilitate, partner, drive alignment & adherence and provide insights across the Enterprise portfolio. Firstly - ensuring Portfolio governance & structure (including key forums & review boards), PPM methodology, standards and best practice, lifecycle training & enablement, portfolio analytics & reporting and secondly - the derivation and execution of the enterprise Portfolio of work (program & project delivery) aligned with BD level priorities (examples: Customer Experience, Operational continuity, Cost Efficiency, Risk & Compliance). This leadership position reports directly to the Senior Vice President EPPM & Business Partner Region organization and will be part of the organization’s senior leadership team.
Primary responsibilities will include:
Establishing the Governance structures (forums, review boards) and standards (Methodology definition, adherence) across the Enterprise portfolio; provide the reporting, analytics & insights to ensure continuous value and attainment of business case goals. Managing the enterprise level portfolio planning tool and associated processes & reporting.
The derivation & delivery of the Enterprise portfolio of programs & projects, aligned with BD priorities and objectives.
Lead the Governance and Enterprise portfolio teams in an active, highly engaged mannercreating a vision and modeling behavior but never completely detaching from the day-to-day needs and operations of the business. Strike the right balance between reflection and remaining in the fray.
Think, plan and act strategically & cross functionally - by identifying & pursuing opportunities to create common, core capabilities, using the ‘build once, use many’ principle
Partner with cross functional Leadership teams to plan new joint initiatives, evaluate proposals, and determine how they fit into functional capability roadmaps and priorities
Align with TGS & other delivery functions to ensure capability roadmaps are informed by, and are integrated with core business & technical architectures
Ensure initiatives progress, including consistent and effective communication. This includes managing escalation and avoiding risk
Measure and communicate value realized on a periodic basis through defined and agreed upon metrics and supporting analysis
Serve as a continuous connector. Energized by a role that is focused on partnership and facilitation. Operate through the lens of what can we do to simplify and improve things
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will bring a combination of strategic understanding, both functional and business experience, exceptional relationship building skills and solution-oriented mindset together. In addition, this person should also possess:
10+ years of relevant experience, building & leading global teams
Excellent written & oral communication & networking skills
Excellent judgement & effective decision-making & problem-solving skills
Highly organized, outcome oriented with excellent planning & motivational skills
Influencing & diplomacy skills, with an ability to lead and drive change in a collaborative, positive way.
Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation
Familiarity with continuous improvement and project management approaches, tools, and phases
Innovative thinking, strategic focus & aptitude that challenges the status quo
Organizational agility with a proven track record in collaborating across organizational & cultural boundaries – experience working in a highly matrixed environment.
Relationship management with an ability to work effectively with multiple layers of the organization – in particular, working with / supporting executive team members is critical
Executive oriented business strategy development & management – from visioning to tactical implementation.
Deeply analytical, with experience in budget & resource planning, management. Strong financial acumen is a must
Ability to communicate complex business / technical challenges in a simplified manner
Resilience, grit, empathy and accountability, lead by example – mentor & motivate others
- Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field is strongly preferred. Master’s degree highly desirable. Educational certificate or training in a process methodology is a plus.
Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.