The VP of Project Management Office drives the coordination, management, and execution of all major cross-functional processes, projects, and initiatives for the organization. This role is not accountable for Product Management, Manufacturing, or Fulfillment. It is accountable for the design and optimization of "the work that supports the work" or the envelope that surrounds our Product, Manufacturing, and Fulfillment functions. I.e., it does not manage Product, Operations, or Fulfillment teams, projects, or engagements but seeks to optimize how we execute as an entire organization.
Mindset and Approach
In order to create true organizational scalability, this person will need to interact with a broad range of stakeholders and departments. You will need to translate the input and data you gather to build a case for the most important cross-functional priorities to solve. Having the right mindset and approach is critical. The ideal candidate will thrive at:
Leading cross-functional teams to solve the underlying root cause
Being a ruthless prioritizer while balancing the needs of all stakeholders
Being able to lead mostly through influence and process
Bringing evidence-based decision-making to your communications
Building a culture of velocity through process mastery
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Define and manage key cross-functional projects across the organization, especially those key projects or process improvements that streamline and improve cross-functional business execution
Drive organizational scalability and key process improvements
Design and deploy internal systems and business metric dashboards to drive execution and scalability
Ensure smooth communication and coordination, upstream and downstream, between multiple departments involved or impacted by these projects.
Build a culture of accountability by leadership and example
Set up and monitor appropriate performance targets supporting the broader leadership team and ensuring alignment with overall strategic priorities
Develop, maintain, and communicate the Objectives and Key Results (OKR) System throughout the organization
Help to develop business cases, including cash flow models, for strategic business plans that create decision making around clear business justifications.
Support the CEO in the constant evolution of the strategic direction of the organization
Supervisory / Management Responsibilities:
Manages roles in support of the Business Enablement initiatives such as an analyst, project resources, or other support staff as needed
Beneficial Education, Skills and Experience:
Master's Degree/MBA is preferred
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field
10+ years of strong business-related (Lean, Agile or continuous improvement) experience is required
7+ years' experience in a senior leadership role, preferably leading a Program Management Office, or similar role in a small to mid-size organization is preferred.
Extensive experience with OKRs and strategic planning
Proven success establishing strong relationships and working across all functions within the organization
Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
Proven experience in enabling a fast-growing organization with the information and insights needed to execute effectively and efficiently
Demonstrable competency in strategic planning, negotiation and business development
Excellence in enabling data analysis and performance/operation metrics monitoring for all stakeholders
Skilled in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning
Interpersonal/Communication Skills ability to channel different points of view; able to establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly; create team atmosphere with internal staff while achieving key objectives
Skilled in developing, implementing and communicating policies and procedures for diverse functional areas, analyzing data, making sound recommendations and adopting effective causes of action.
Boveda is the original creator of 2-way humidity control packets used to protect moisture-sensitive products like cigars, cannabis and wooden instruments. Boveda's ready-to-use packets are made of a semipermeable membrane which contains a combination of all-natural salts and purified water. A simple product that effectively and consistently solves an everyday problem of moisture loss, as well as excess moisture. Becoming the global leader in any category doesn't happen overnight. Becoming the global leader in a category that didn't even exist is even harder. But that's exactly what Boveda did and continues to do since 1997.
Boveda's commitment to their clients involves producing tens of millions of 2-way humidity control packets getting shipped out each year to protect the finest cigars, regulate the environment of a favorite guitar and keep the terpenes in cannabis where they belong. That's a lot to expect out of a humble brown packet, but Boveda has dedicated more than 20 years to protecting people's passions.
Boveda's values reflect the foundations which held our company from it's very beginnings and continue to support it as we grow our sales and develop our most valuable asset, our employees:
Boveda Inc. is the global leader in 2-way humidity control for a multitude of industries and applications. Our patented products allow companies and end-users to preserve moisture-sensitive products over extended periods of time with zero maintenance.