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PMO Leader

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what's possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Job Summary:
The CHVAC Americas PMO Lead directly supports the implementation of strategic technology initiatives and transformational programs across Commercial HVAC and Life Science Business Units. This role will partner with SBU leadership, senior functional leaders, and other key stakeholders to successfully define, plan, and implement large scale projects/programs. Additionally, will oversee a portfolio of projects and provide support to project manager direct reports. This senior role is in support of the CHVAC Americas IT PMO. Responsibilities include prioritization, definition, planning, scoping, coordination and the final implementation of specific projects and programs. The PMO Lead will work within the company's standard Project Management Methodology.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule (3 or more days onsite a week) and will be based out of either our Davidson, NC or White Bear Lake, MN office.

Thrive at work and at home:
· Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE!
· Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.
· 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.
· Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.
· Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support.
· Learn more about our benefits here!


  • Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating large scale projects and/or programs from inception to completion.
  • Responsible and accountable to ensure project scope, timeline and budget are adequately validated and managed for assigned projects.
  • Ensures partnership with solution architecture, business analysts and business stakeholders to guarantee impeccable quality and user experience.
  • Coach and support project managers through all project phases from project initiation to stabilization.
  • Ensures adherence to project management standards, tools, and routines including but not limited to:

    • Structuring of programs and projects
    • Resourcing/forecasting
    • Governance and control
    • Project planning and reporting
    • Risk and issue mitigation.
    • Business benefit realization
    • Coordination of internal readiness assessment reviews with internal audit

    • Validates proper risk disciplines are in place to deliver the best outcomes for our customers, clients, and shareholders.
    • Ability to mobilize team to govern program work streams to achieve all milestones and deliverables on target.
    • Escalates issues and risks that are beyond his/her control to sponsors and leadership.
    • Drives consensus and resolves conflicts quickly.
    • Ability to facilitate productive meetings at the senior leadership level.
    • Develops, socializes, and communicates detailed project plans with project team and stakeholders.
    • Manage and implement program changes and interventions as needed to achieve program deliverables and business outcomes; ensure the business case is fully delivered as planned.
    • Mentor junior team members and facilitate a working environment conducive to maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

      Position Requirements/Qualifications:

      • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, MIS or equivalent
      • 8 plus years as a senior project manager in IT
      • Ability to travel up to 10-15%
      • Positive track record of delivering large scale complex programs/projects & initiatives
      • Expert in MS Office Suite
      • Strong communication skills; written and verbal
      • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

        Qualifications desired:

        • MBA
        • Excellent presentation and communication skills
        • Management consulting background in IT
        • PMP Certification
        • Agile Experience and/or certification
        • Experience in Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.
        • Collaborative, team player with the ability to connect across groups with proven ability to influence key stakeholders

          Base Compensation Range is $150,000 - $170,000. Total compensation for this role also will include an incentive plan. Disclaimer: This base salary range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.

          We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: Trane Technologies, St. Paul , PMO Leader, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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