Provide strategic direction on projects that involve major change initiatives (i.e., process improvements, work redesign). Responsible for preliminary scoping, evaluation and feasibility assessment of enterprise-wide projects. Select and facilitate teams of major stakeholders who possess strategic decision-making responsibilities in their respective organizations.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Manages department needs and day-to-day supervision of project management office associates. Provides leadership, coaching and training. Develops and executes career progression plans for staff. Develops and manages an operating plan and department budget.
Oversees schedules, budgets and deliverables associated with the design, replacement, upgrade and integration of technology, applications and facilities associated with project execution. This includes working with stakeholders and steering groups to manage risks, identify issues, drive decisions critical to the program¿s success and communicates key issues and status to stakeholders. Reviews plans and schedules of other participating functions for compliance with the master schedule. Resolves scheduling and inter-functional conflicts.
Establishes and implements processes, techniques and procedures for project prioritization, project execution, project templates, return on investment calculation and tracking, planning, vendor management, reporting, issue resolution, risk management and budget tracking. Ensures existing methods and/or processes promote effective and efficient operations. Analyzes existing methods to promote effective operations through standardization, improvement, simplification, discontinuance, or other methods.
Provides high-level research support to include building decision scenarios and providing analysis of financial and organizational implications of recommendations. Provides resource-planning guidelines such as cost estimates, human resource needs, and high-level budget development.
Oversees the business development process, business analysis, participates in review and sign-off of technical requirements, develops and executes workflows and coordinates overall implementation.
Nature and Scope
Solutions require analysis and investigation.
Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.
Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of subordinate management and/or supervisory staff.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
Education and Experience
Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.
WMS implementation experience required
Red Prairie (Warehouse Management System and Work Force Management) experience desirable
Minimum 10 years project management experience with five years in a management level position. Experience managing large, cross-functional projects required
Certification or degree in project management desirable
Strong communication skills and leadership execution
Experience with change management and process design
Ability to work with high level concepts and in ambiguous situations
Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
Independent and proactive execution
Attention to detail
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