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IT Portfolio Lead - Maryville, TN

Company: Clayton Homes
Location: Maryville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Portfolio Lead is a supervisor and project delivery leader, withsubject matter expertise in an area we call Portfolio Management atClayton. Roles that fall under this Lead role include Project Managers,Project Coordinators, Application Support Coordinators, and TechnicalTrainers. It is not expected that a Portfolio Lead is an expert in allthose skill areas but will need to have extensive expertise in at leastProject Management. The Portfolio Lead role will first and foremost be apeople leader, driving best practices and team member growth of theirteams. The Portfolio Lead will also serve as a liaison between multiplebusiness units and technology teams with the goal of implementing newfunctionality for the RetailPortfolio.Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for your team and actively mentor the team members onthe development of their skills.
  • Partner effectively with business stakeholders and subject matter expertsin a collaborative manner, building constructive and effectiverelationships.
  • Partner with the business and technology delivery teams to ensure bestpractices and techniques are understood, documented, and fit the needs ofthe organization.
  • Partner with business stakeholders in the development of business cases andproject vision documentation or supporting the creation of those documentsas appropriate.
  • Drive solutions from the ground up for complex, multi-phase projects whileinspiring and engaging teams through collaboration.
  • Develop and enforce project delivery standards and establish theorganization's approach to the full life cycle of projects, from planning,initiation, budgeting, resourcing, execution, monitoring, control, andcompletion.
  • Review business and project processes and make recommendations/implementchanges to improve and support our activities.
  • Develop and maintain projects plans to facilitate progress reports andensure deliverables are met.
  • Develop and maintain project risk/issue logs and ensure team addressesoutstanding items to ensure timely delivery.Required Skills:
    • Proven ability to lead multiple, large-scale initiatives through both peerleadership and directly managing the team members assigned to the project.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and theability to interact with a diverse group of team members, includingexecutives, managers, end users across a variety of business unites,technology professionals, and subject matter experts.
    • Proven ability to facilitate requirement workshops / training sessions withlarge groups of business users and leadership.
    • Break down technical complexities so that they can be easily understood bybusiness units and end users.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience in process mapping, group facilitation, data gathering andanalysis, and phases of project life cycle (requirements gathering, design,development, deployment, training, and measuring effectiveness) and/orAgile Development cycles.
    • Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changingpriorities, and independently.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Including Intermediate in Excel,Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Five or more years' experience as a project manager or other similartechnology delivery role.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent technical and business experience.Desired Skills:
      • Proven ability to introduce new technology features and functionality touser groups.
      • May be responsible for developing, maintaining, and executing a changemanagement strategy and plan which includes stakeholder management,communications, training, and monitors overall organizational readiness.
      • Basic to Intermediate SQL query skills desired, but not required.
      • Background working with network engineers, system/infrastructure engineers,or software engineering teams (SDLC) a plus.Why Clayton Homes?Founded in 1956, Clayton is a Berkshire Hathaway Company committed toopening doors to a better life and Building Happyness - throughhomeownership. Through its family of brands, Clayton builds, sells,finances, and insures traditional site-built homes and off-site builthousing - including modular homes, manufactured homes, CrossMod--- homes,tiny homes, college dormitories, military barracks, and apartments.Corporate headquarters is located in the Knoxville, Tennessee area,specifically, Maryville, Tennessee. Clayton is the recipient of numerousindustry awards including 2019 Builder of the Year and ranks as the #2builder of homes in the U.S. by units sold. Our site-built division,Clayton Properties Group, is the 8th largest site builder in the U.S. Weachieve our results through the strength of our people and have beenrecognized on the 2021 Forbes Best Employers for Diversity and 2021 ForbesAmerica's Best Employers Lists. To learn more about Clayton Homes, got to:
        • Competitive benefits including 401(k) with 100% company match of the first4%; medical, dental and vision plans; paid time off days and holidays.
        • Quarterly bonus program.
        • Forbes lists: America's Best Employers, America's Employers by State, BestEmployers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
        • Recognized as one of East Tennessee's top technology workplaces.
        • Wellness programs that focus on emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual,environmental, physical, and financial well-being.
        • Onsite fitness facility with full gym, workout classes, volleyball andbasketball, ping-pong, and disc golf course.Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is anequal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protectedveteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.Location

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