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Sr. IT Project Manager

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America;vSwedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.



The Senior IT Project Manager will be a key member of the North American IT Team and report directly to the VP, IT North America. They will manage and control scope, manage and control budget, secure resources, assess design issues, and report status of assigned projects to the client and IT leadership. This role will also drive cross-team coordination within the business and technical functions and anticipate and prepare for major cross-team integration points. They have responsibility for the successful completion and delivery of the projects assigned to them. He or she oversees project teams, work streams, quality management, financial management, and the methods, standards, and guidelines for their assigned projects.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage project schedule – create long and short-term plans, set targets for milestones, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Manage action items – identify, prioritize, assign, monitor, and control action items throughout all phases of the project.
  • Manage budget – Monitor time tracking, track actual project costs compared to planned budget, and define action items to manage variances.
  • 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 decisions – manage day-to-day project decisions and evaluate formal decisions with significant impact on project outcomes.
  • Manage issues – identify, prioritize, assign, monitor, and close issues through all project phases.
  • Manage project staff – changes to the project team as they roll on and off the project.
  • Manage project status – generate metrics needed for project status, deliver project status information and guidance to the project team.
  • Manage risks and dependencies – avoid, mitigate, or minimize their negative impacts to the project if realized.
  • Project Governance – Establish and maintain appropriate Project Management governance, aligned to existing standards within the company. 


Desired Education and Experience

  • 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 5 years Project Management experience.
  • Experience with ERP application management and implementation.
  • 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.


Key Competencies

    • 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.





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.


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