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Project Manager (Expert)

St. Louis, Missouri | IT
Job ID: 101683
Listed on 10/23/2020

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Project Manager (Expert)

Job Summary 

The Production Innovation team is looking for Senior Project Manager to be part of our Data team. The ideal candidate should have experience working in the Supply Chain and manufacturing operations of a large matrixed enterprise.

Duties

  • Facilitate project definition, scoping, and planning
  • Develop integrated project management framework for multi-year initiatives, and facilitate Steering Team meetings
  • Coordinate project planning across multiple teams including change management, operations teams, IT, data governance, and management. Manage phases such as scope definition, requirements & impact analysis, budget setting, business staffing & resource models, and project strategy & prioritization framework
  • Facilitate development of program charter and key success metrics
  • Contribute to change management planning for strategic initiatives
  • Anticipate, track, and resolve program issues
  • Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate steering committee leadership
  • Measure project progress against agreed upon objectives and success criteria
  • Provide input to financial oversight and analysis process
  • Utilize project planning methods & templates

Desired Skills/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10 or more years of business & IT experience
  • Experience in project management in an Agile environment
  • Proven leadership and influence skills including the ability to influence when there is no direct reporting relationship
  • Experience leading medium to large technology development/integration projects across multiple countries/functions; exposure to Quality testing or other scientific testing methodologies is helpful
  • Experience in managing multi-year initiatives across multiple disciplines and/or teams
  • Ability to communicate software development lifecycle principles and methodologies to business stakeholders and Quality teams
  • Ability to build networks and relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

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