Meeting your future team:

Reporting to the Vice President of Corporate IT,  IT PMO Director will be a new leader in Collibra’s growing IT organization to build out the Business Innovation Office (BIO), build a team of Project Managers, and establish a center of innovation and excellence out of which major IT/enterprise projects will be managed.  This role will be a trusted business partner to Collibra’s cross-functional leadership teams by building a PMO for project delivery success.  In addition, this role will be a strategic, consultative advisor to drive innovation and shape the direction of the cloud-based, SaaS solutions used to run the end-to-end operations of Collibra. This role will build an IT PMO Governance and Change Management structure and maintain a rolling IT Project Roadmap to ensure the enterprise achieves scalability, productivity, and its vision for growth.  The Director, BIO PMO will work with cross-functional teams to define key game changers, coordinate resources, and ensure projects deliver value.

Collibra culture encourages global collaboration, leadership, transparency, and collegiality. Our inspiring team-based environment with an “Open, Direct and Kind” approach is a fun place to be as we position Collibra for future growth.  We “Embrace and Drive Change” and promote our leaders to be innovative, confident thinkers as “One Collibra.”

The IT PMO Director at Collibra is responsible for:

  • Establish and drive an IT Project Roadmap, project intake process, and PMO Governance structure to ensure cross-departmental, strategic alignment and prioritization of projects. 
  • Build and coach a team of IT Project Managers as business needs and funding expand and invest in team’s career development.
  • Oversee end-to-end life cycles of IT projects from planning to requirements, design, build, test, train and deployment phases for corporate applications.
  • Partner with Procurement to drive RFPs, negotiate vendor agreements, and manage vendor partnerships.
  • Lead Change Management initiatives to ensure proper training and communications as the result of process, policy, and role changes. 
  • Ensure Total Costs of Ownership are accounted for in business cases to define funding, manage costs (cap vs expense), and track ROI.
  • Coach Project Managers to be one-step ahead of the business by identifying and mitigating risks, defining escalation paths, and driving project success.

You have:

  • At least 12-15 years’ experience in Project Portfolio Management, strategic technology planning, and operations roles. 
  • At least 5-10 years supervisory experience leading direct reports, Project Managers. 
  • Experience in cloud-based Saas landscape to lead evaluations and implementations (e.g., Salesforce Sales Cloud & CPQ, NetSuite, FinancialForce, Workday HCM, Gainsight, Zendesk, Workday, Marketo, Tableau).
  • Demonstrated experience in project budgeting (cap vs expense) and IT cost center management. 
  • Thorough understanding of PMO Methodologies (e.g., SDLC, LEAN, or Agile), tools, and Business Process Mapping, and Business Case Analysis. 
  • PMP or other project management certification is an asset.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree required. 

You are:

  • Good at facilitating structured meetings, gaining advocacy, driving decisions, and promoting positive change.
  • Able to attract, select and build a high-quality team from scratch and create an inspiring, collaborative environment with an open communication culture.
  • Able to “see the big picture” across people, process, data and systems and excited to design and build solutions that align with a future state vision.
  • Curious, continually challenging the status quo, and able to explore what should be changed to best meet evolving business needs.
  • A coach and inspiring leader who invests in team development, motivates with constructive feedback, and develops and retains a talented team.

Measuring Success:

  • Within your first month, you will meet and partner with business stakeholders and the Director of Enterprise Applications to learn Collibra’s systems, data, and roles and take over the IT Project Roadmap. 
  • Within your third month, you will lay the groundwork to establish the BIO IT PMO at Collibra by setting up a PMO Governance model, project methodology best practices, reusable deliverable templates, and a Change Management program.
  • Within your sixth month, you will have a cross-functional Business Innovation Steering Committee in place, rolling cadence for PMO Governance, project intake process, and resource plan to grow the PMO team.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefit programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, giving back and allyship & belonging.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, carer’s leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: CollibraForGood, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Manager Racial Injustice training and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons - all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, development programs, employee rewards & recognition and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our ERGs and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI counsel, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more!), snacks, catered lunches and team offsites!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer - it’s directly tied to our core value, “open, direct, and kind”. We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire, and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.