Position Title: IT PMO, Portfolio Manager
JetBlue is seeking an IT PMO, Portfolio Manager in Long Island City, NY. The IT PMO, Portfolio Manager will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of a project governance solution that focuses on prioritization, program & project tracking, and resource alignment across all IT initiatives.
The IT PMO, Portfolio Manager will support the implementation and administration of the project portfolio management solution across the IT organization with the goal of ensuring alignment across IT and its partners and improving the successful execution of IT initiatives. The Portfolio Manager will partner across teams to enhance project intake/demand management processes while identifying improvement areas, create and implement recommendations and action plans. This role will train and educate stakeholders on intake/demand management procedures and ensure team members execute in compliance with standards. The IT PMO, Portfolio Manager will maintain and support the development of project portfolio status reporting standards and metrics and will oversee reporting of their portfolio to IT Leadership on key metrics such as: budget health, schedule health, major risks and mitigation strategies, rate of new project intake rates, in progress initiatives, resourcing, etc.
Supports the intake process of projects through the governance process, inclusive of IT projects and broader JetBlue initiatives.
Create a collaborative partnership among portfolio stakeholders that enables resource demand planning, budget management, initiative strategic alignment, change management, and project pipeline planning decisions.
Works with IT Finance to review financial health of their portfolio or projects and programs.
Manages portfolio management artifacts, decisions, communications, metrics, and reporting.
Supports Program and Project Managers within portfolio with delivery and reviews to confirm adherence to PMO methodology.
Develops and delivers project management training to improve consistency and quality in project delivery.
Develop and deploy project and program auditing strategy with a focus on visibility into trends, communication to steering committees, risk mitigation
Support product management with roadmap development with insight contributions from within, and across, portfolio activities.
Build strong relationships within JetBlue to understand the business challenges and opportunities.
Support the development, innovation and adherence to the JetBlue IT PMO’s Project Management methodology including the support & creation of project management best practices, tools, and ways for JetBlue to drive efficiency in order to reduce costs and add value.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline or related subject and/or demonstrated capability through previous experience and education to perform job responsibilities
Five (5) years’ experience in IT Program/Project Management with PMO experience Demonstrated project portfolio management skills (project intake, resource planning, demand management, budget management)
Ability to manage small to medium sized projects- managing scope, schedule, resources, risks/issues, and cost, along with supporting large projects and programs.
Effectiveness working diplomatically across teams with varying objectives.
Knowledge of SharePoint, Outlook, MS Project, Microsoft Office tools
Creation of PowerPoint presentation for leadership audiences
Available for occasional overnight travel (Less than 10%)
Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
Ability to work well under limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and diplomacy
Strong research, analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
Preferred Experience and Qualifications
Experience with Project and Portfolio Management tools a plus
PMP Certification a plus
Regular attendance and punctuality
Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance
When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
Computer and other office equipment
Normal Office Environment
Physical Effort:Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedenta
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.
JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.