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Sr. Project Manager

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.



JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 21,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling of residential homes and non-residential buildings.

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.



The Senior Project Manager, Cybersecurity and Compliance, is directly responsible for formally planning, documenting, and ensuring the execution of all key steps in projects relating to global cybersecurity and compliance initiatives, including but not limited to:


- Capturing and documenting business, technical and functional requirements,

- Dependency mapping

- Milestone projections

- Defining and tracking task level activities,

- Tracking and reporting of overall project and task status,

Regular publishing of agreed metrics that define project success


This role will also help to setup project teams and resources, define project objectives, communicate and plan with all regional teams, oversee quality control throughout the program life cycle, and monitor financial management.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Deliver moderately complex or highly complex projects from planning to minimum realization with full responsibility and accountability for the business outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel
  • Develop, analyze and manage the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials and risks
  • Monitor and control the overall project performance (timeline, budget and resource utilization) against plan and proactively communicate and make adjustments when issues and risks are identified
  • Manage action items - includes identifying, prioritizing, assigning, monitoring, and controlling action items throughout all phases of the project
  • Manage change requests - identify, manage, and facilitate change control decisions to client contract terms and/or project deliverables that have been signed off and placed under change control
  • Manage budget - Update actual project costs, compare them against the project’s planned budget, and define action items to manage significant variances
  • Manage decisions - manage day-to-day decisions on a project in and evaluate formal decisions with significant impact on project outcomes.
  • Manage issues - identifying, prioritizing, assigning, monitoring, and closing issues through all project phases
  • Manage project staff - changes to the project team as they roll on and off the project
  • Direct and coordinate the development of requests for information (RFI) and vendor requests for proposal (RFP), working with appropriate stakeholders to provide input
  • Hold project teams accountable for meeting or exceeding expectations by coordinating team activities, managing milestones and deliverables, providing performance feedback to team members and supervisors
  • Control and mitigate project risks by performing the qualitative and quantitative analysis of risks and trigger events, planning risk response, creating contingency plans, anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to the leadership team
  • Manage the alignment, buy-in and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors and senior management
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting on key metrics and communicating findings to the leadership team and the stakeholders

Skills & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology or related field and 7 plus years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of three years Project Management experience
  • PMP required.
  • Experience in managing a large enterprise program such as ERP is highly preferred.
  • Experience in C-Suite level reporting
  • Experience in managing security initiatives is desirable.
  • Working knowledge in Process Design and Information Technology
  • Proven capability in Project Management, Change Management, Business Planning and Implementation, and Information Management
  • Management of projects and participation in complex change programs a plus
  • Strong leadership, motivational, and project delivery skills
  • Committed to project success, and ability to work effectively with all levels of management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte