Project Management Office Director

Houston, TX · Full-time

About The Position


Imubit is looking for a top-notch Project Management Office Director to help transcend process industries with breakthrough machine learning technology.

About us:

Imubit gives hydrocarbon processing leaders a way to discover and monetize new process optimization opportunities that until now were considered too complex – or even impossible to go after. The Imubit Closed Loop Neural Network™ Platform is an AI solution that incorporates deep hydrocarbon processing expertise, builds an accurate model of a plant’s most profitable processes, and optimizes them in closed-loop, driven by planning, with full operator controllability. Imubit’s oil refining and chemical process experts work hand-in-hand with clients, which are among the world’s largest global energy and chemical operators. The company was founded by world-class machine learning scientists, globally renowned in process manufacturing, and serial entrepreneurs.

We are looking for:

You, a project management leader, that thrives in building, leading and inspiring a team of project managers to deliver innovative technology solutions to our customers. You aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and get involved in details when it is required. You are a self-starter that works across internal and customer teams to identify, deploy and standardize best practices for delivering our technology. You have a spirit of continuous improvement. You have a passion for ensuring fast time-to-value for our customers and building and managing the project plans to achieve that. You aren’t afraid to challenge internal and external stakeholders to make sure the collective vision and goals are achieved. You are excited about working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where you have a material impact on the company. You recognize a once-in-a-career opportunity and seize it

In this position you will:

  • Serve as the lead for the Project Management Organization for the company, reporting to the VP of Customer Success
  • Lead and build the strategic vision for the PMO, including processes, tools and KPIs to ensure customer and company success
  • Manage implementation projects by spearheading an internal task force composed of chemical engineers, machine learning researchers and software developers to deliver Imubit’s software to refining & petrochemical clients and significantly impact company growth
  • Develop a deep understanding of the product’s usage patterns and shape its future roadmap in collaboration with algorithm, software and product teams.
  • Understand client feedback and facilitate two-way communication with Imubit's R&D team
  • Define project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities including resource availability & allocation for each project
  • Outline a budget based on requirements and track costs to deliver projects on budget and on schedule.
  • Prepare detailed project plans to schedule key project milestones, workstreams & activities.
  • Manage delivery of the projects according to these plans.
  • Track project and provide regular reports on project status to project team and key stakeholders.
  • Manage and adjust for any changes in project scope, schedule and / or budget.
  • Identifying and mitigating potential risks.
  • Managing the relationship and communication with the client and all stakeholders, ensuring the project is delivered to their satisfaction.

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of project management experience
  • PMP certification required
  • Agile certification a strong plus
  • Candidate should be based in Houston and some travel will be required (10 - 20%)
  • Experience working in a SAAS startup (or company); refining and petrochemical experience a plus
  • Strong people leader; that recognizes their team’s strengths and weaknesses and places members into positions that lead to current and future success.
  • Capable of translating technical needs, requirements, or priorities to a non-technical audience of business stakeholders and vice versa.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate across internal and external stakeholders from different groups and levels 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead and challenge stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging and growing organization
  • Ability to set strategic direction for a group

Imubit provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Imubit complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.

Imubit does not accept or retain unsolicited CVs or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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