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Regional PMO Manager



mossville, il, usa
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.


Leads a team of project management professionals and oversees the operational functions and strategies of complex corporate programs.

Evaluating and providing guidance during the general and detailed planning stages of organizational programs; developing strategies to ensure all projects within the program are cohesive and in line with organizational goals.

• Overseeing the hiring, development, and management of all project teams within the program, including both internal staff and external contractors.
• Defining, establishing and monitoring the program's project management goals.
• Collaborating with business executives on using a disciplined project management approach and coaching them on their project-related roles and responsibilities.

Job Duties

Influencing: Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to impact decisions within and outside
own organization.

Budgeting: Knowledge of organization's budget process; ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.

Conflict Management: Knowledge of managing conflicts; ability to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

Alignment: Knowledge of the importance of collaboration among team members and the ability to enroll stakeholders in communicating and coordinating activities to support the organization's vision and strategies.

Cross-Team Integration: Understanding of the importance of inter-team collaboration in breaking down silos and achieving business results; ability to lead employees from various functions to communicate, coordinate work across
divisions, and collaborate in solving problems as one team.

Goal Setting: Knowledge of the value of creating goals that stretch the teams' capabilities; ability to develop and track challenging goals that support business strategies.

Planning and Organizing: Knowledge of the process of planning and arranging tasks and resources; ability to plan and organize both time and resources to get things completed while structuring and maintaining work in a systematic and highly methodical way.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10 years of project, program, and portfolio management experience, preferably in a PMO environment.
  • Minimum of 4 years formal leadership experience.
  • Incumbent must have outstanding communication and teaming skills and the demonstrated ability to get results through people.
  • Demonstrated business development and negotiation skills, emotional intelligence, intellectual curiosity, and networking.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Advanced Degree
  • Experience in change management and agile a plus.
  • Professional Certifications such as PMP, CAPM, SAFe, or other related certifications.

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected candidate.

This position may require less than 10% travel

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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