Project Manager, PMO
The Project Management Office at Invitation Homes facilitates and oversees a portfolio of enterprise wide, cross-functional projects and initiatives. This position will manage a set of projects with responsibilities to ensure execution on all tasks including assisting in organizing, managing and communicating with resources that deliver all the work required to complete a project within a defined scope, quality, time frame and set of cost constraints.
Invitation Homes is a public company with an entrepreneurial spirit that embraces teamwork, process improvement, and associate development.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts detailed analysis of project requests, defines scope of projects, coordinates tasks with business owners, project teams and IT, establishes measurable time segments, and monitors project to completion.
Identifies opportunities for workflow and process improvement.
Facilitates and troubleshoots problems associated with developing or improving systems or processes.
Serves as centralized communications point and ensure that all team members receive timely and appropriate project information.
Responds to inquiries about assigned projects.
Manages the schedule throughout the project lifecycle to track progress and make necessary adjustments for any changes.
Prepares various documentation including project reports, presentations, and other related information for the various assigned projects.
Assists in reporting project portfolio performance to leadership.
Manage relationships with other project participants.
Performs other tasks as directed.
Education and/or Experience
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
3-6 years of project management experience preferred.
Strong background in professional services or project-oriented services industry, with real estate industry experience preferred.
Business process analysis, optimization and modeling experience desired.
Back office accounting, operations, project management, and/or systems experience that creates process improvement focus and perspective.
Required Licenses or Certifications
Project Management Certifications a plus.
Ability to manage key internal and external project-based relationships.
Requires excellent communication, facilitation, and project management skills.
Able to articulate to stakeholder management what solutions would be valuable.
Mentoring, coaching, and direction setting to team members.
Highly self-motivated and self-directed.
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Strong people leader.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Proficiency utilizing Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to and get along with others.
Professional verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to multi-task and maintain flexibility and creativity in a variety of situations.
Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
Ability to set and meet goals and consistently meet deadlines.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.