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Office Depot, Inc

Sr. IT Manager-PMO

Office Depot, Inc - Boca Raton, FL


Technology is the office product of the future. Office Depot is rapidly transforming and working to meet the changing demands of our customers. We enable them with products & services they need to be successful in their workplace- whether the workplace is an office, home, school or car.

Our Technology department is a driver of business disruption with the use of new cutting edge platforms, latest cloud solutions, AI and machine learning capabilities. Our internal 300 IT/Technology associates, work in an agile environment where they can build and support technology that allows our company to service our customers.

Each individual plays a significant role in the success of the company. The team is empowered to learn and grown in an environment that is safe to innovate and to fail fast; to push boundaries and challenge assumptions in support to providing our customer a world-class experience.


Effectively manage a team of Project Managers responsible for managing integrated, multi-phase, and often complex projects & programs for IT organization

Provides day to day management to PM team, including hiring, interviewing, resource planning and management, performance reviews, weekly status, and coaching.

Delivers continuous improvement of PMO vision, processes, standards and governance

Develops and reports PM related metrics to show gaps, root cause, and define process improvements

Builds solid relationships with application development teams to ensure value is being driven by PMO

Collaborates with ENT PMO and business PMO organizations in NA and EU to develop standard roles, responsibilities and processes for PM's across the organization

Partners with IT Planning and Portfolio Reporting team to maximize training and process improvements related to project management

Ensures complete transparency and objectivity of project data quality in Clarity throughout project lifecycle; project funding/creation/scheduling/staffing/execution and closure

Partners with other project leaders to build and structure project teams to ensure maximum performance and deliver IT projects effectively

Provides purpose, direction and motivation to team

Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria. Ensures key project roles and responsibilities are defined

Responsible for ongoing customer satisfaction

Manages peer-level client relationships (expectations, communications, negotiations, escalation, feedback, etc.)

Develops relationships and ensures the appropriate participation with client stakeholders

Partners with all cross-functional teams within the project to gain access to information and acceptance to effectively drive operational improvements

Leads/facilitates cross functional meetings and effectively communicates process improvement objectives.

Additional Qualification/Skills Desired:

10 - 12 years project management experience in successfully delivering large projects

3 - 5 years' experience managing a team

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent work experience in related field

Experience with developing effective PMO related process improvements, governance, and metrics

Knowledge of financial systems, supply chain systems, Data and BI and Enterprise Architecture preferred

Proven leadership of diverse teams of 10 or more individuals in dynamic and fast-paced environments

Proven experience leading multiple full project SDLC from business development to final delivery

Experience managing large complex and multi-phase projects simultaneously

Proficient in MS Project, Open Workbench, PowerPoint, Visio and Excel

Knowledge of Clarity PPM tool a plus

PMI Certification or equivalent

Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills

Must have the ability and proven track record of leading and coaching team members

Must have proven ability to be able to communicate and collaborate cross functionally with all levels of the organization, multiple cross-functional groups, and diverse personalities

Must be able to work in a dynamic team environment


Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience in a related field.Minimum of 8 years experience in systems or applications development.Experience leading a team of developers.

Pay, Benefits and Work Schedule:

Office Depot offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Office Depot is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

246 days 23 hours ago

Office Depot, Inc


Sr. IT Manager-PMO Office Depot, Inc - Boca Raton, FL, United States


Location: Boca Raton, FL

Company Profile:
Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. The company’s North American Retail division sells an assortment of merchandise, including office supplies, technology products and solutions, business machines and related supplies, facilities products, and office furniture under various brands through its chain of office supply stores. Its North American Business Solutions division sells branded office supplies, technology products, cleaning and breakroom supplies, office furniture, services, and other solutions, as well as copy and print services to small, medium, and large-sized businesses through a sales force, catalogs, telesales, Internet sites, and limited store locations. The company’s International division sells office products and services through direct mail catalogs, contract sales forces, Internet sites, and retail stores using company-owned operations, joint ventures, licensing and franchise agreements, alliances, and other arrangements. This division also participates under licensing and merchandise arrangements in South Korea, Israel, the Dominican Republic, and the Middle East. It offers its products under various labels, including Office Depot, OfficeMax, Viking Office Products, Foray, Ativa, Grand & Toy, TUL, and DiVOGA. As of February 25, 2014, the company operated 2,200 retail stores in 57 countries. Office Depot, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.