Senior Project Management Officer 1

In a nutshell


Wilton - CT, US

Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00249320-262

Introduction to the job

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ASML US brings together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

Role and responsibilities

The work you'll do:

The PMO team is looking for a Project Portfolio Manager to support the design, implementation, and evolution of project management methodologies, applications, and plans to engage, inspire, and motivate people to embrace the significant cultural and behavioral changes that are required to drive the business forward. The Project Portfolio Manager will work with senior business leaders to understand their needs and address them through executable and recurring activities within project teams. We are looking for someone with strong finance, project/change management, and communication abilities who excels in creatively managing progress within complex organizations. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative assessments such as stakeholder analysis and project risk assessments on triple constraints of project teams to drive development of data-driven strategies for improving portfolio management.
  • Develop and manage the execution of fit-for-purpose project management applications and plans to accelerate project progress; collaborate across program and technical teams to remain integrated with broader program plans.
  • Develop and manage execution of leadership alignment plans to drive buy-in.
  • Work closely with project team and leadership to develop and drive consistent key program messaging and content.
  • Plan, develop, and work with PMO team lead to deliver communications and efficient engagement activities regarding PM methodologies, driving understanding about key areas.
  • Setup and drive a structured Financial and Resource Management process for your portfolio that incorporates a long term outlook (5y), annual budget round (2y), monthly adjustments and day-to-day budget transparency.
  • Evolve and drive the stage gate project management process for new product initiatives and developments.
  • Measure effectiveness of your value-add and evolve plans as needed to best drive adoption and reduce risk of initiatives.
  • Regularly report on activity status to leadership; work with PMO leadership to escalate and resolve risks and issues.

Education and experience

Minimum qualifications – the hired candidate must possess all of the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for the position including:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Management, Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Professional with 9+ years of relevant experience in project management and/or change management and/or communications related to strategic transformations.
  • An advanced degree (e.g.MBA) in Business Management, a Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical,Electrical),
  • PMI Certification or equivalent (E.g. CAPM, PMP, IMPA,Lean, SiX Sigma, Scrum, AGILE, JIRA) are a plus.
  • Experience with building business cases, needs assessments, and requirement gathering.
  • Experience as a project lead or associate of large and complex projects.
  • Expert knowledge in the area of Project Management, data analysis, budgeting and finance, and supportive tooling/applications.
  • Experience managing and deploying change.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Strong decision-enabling presence and the ability to work with and influence senior leaders
  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to logically structure issues and determine recommended resolutions
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to make connections across workstreams and matrixed organizations
  • Superior project management skills with demonstrated experience successfully managing a cross-functional or cross-departmental team on a complex project
  • Extremely high attention to detail with exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Ability to generate and execute creative ideas related to making communications engaging and distinctive
  • Ability to work well under pressure and effectively and professionally navigate tough situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team, but also be a self-starter
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent proficiency in MS PowerPoint and MS Excel; with prior MS Project preferred
  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, project management, change management, organization effectiveness or communications required; MBA or graduate degree preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Minimal travel required to The Netherlands and to California
  • This role requires 2-3 in office to collaborate with stakeholders and 1-2 days remote

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Additional responsibilities for Wilton Factory:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • U.S. Flexible Work policy may be available to employees who work in conductive roles. Mutually-beneficial alternative work arrangement must be approved by manager – hybrid working Model.
  • May require travel (domestic (California) and international (The Netherlands)) dependent on business needs – 25%.
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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