Sr. Business/IT Project Manager
Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
We are looking for someone with solid PM experience that can help the business group manage our business projects first, with a technology aptitude to be able to stay in lock-step with our IT partners for this initiative.
What do we need:
We are looking for a project manager to coordinate the development and deployment of business initiatives for the Enterprise Insights, Analytics and Forecasting department. Initiatives will include a variety of business and technology projects focused on helping our global partners make their best possible business decisions to grow sales, expand market share, and improve profitability.
What' s special about this team:
This team is responsible for providing global forecasts, analysis, and consultation as a centralized department globally. This collaborative team partners across the organization with Finance, Marketing, Sales, and the Supply Chain organizations both at Headquarters and affiliates across the globe to analyze and provide insights that influence key decisions. This is a key role for the organization, and if you enjoy working together with cross-functional teams to provide insights directly to leaders, that can influence corporate strategies and direction, this will be a meaningful role to consider.
The Enterprise Insights, Analytics and Forecasting team is part of a broader, newly formed division that will include the Marketing, Digital and R&D functional areas along with the Grow Loyal Buyers Initiative team.
How you would contribute to the role:
You will be coordinating key activities for various agile delivery teams internally and externally in the development of new features and capabilities for the Enterprise Analytics Platform (and related dependencies). We are looking for a level of innovation and self-motivation from you; we want you to help us provide world class structure for an effective agile execution plan in this global collaboration environment.
To do this, you' ll have full access to work with Jira, Confluence and other tools needed to be successful. You' ll play a key part of the Business Insights transformation strategy, providing very visible support in achieving success.
What skills and background will be important to be successful:
: Three or more years project management experience (IT experience a plus)
: ITIL or ITSM certifications preferred.
PMP certifications required.
: Thrives in collaborative environment
: Good communications skills, with clients, team and stakeholders
: Business & IT strategy experience
: Customer-focused mindset
: Knowledge of related software tools