Project Manager, Americas Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

Austin, Texas, United States
Operations and Supply Chain

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200125605
The Americas Business Process Reengineering (BPR) team is looking for an exceptional project manager, with a proven record of leading diverse and complex projects from conception through implementation. The candidate selected for this role will be responsible for overseeing and leading cross functional teams through the definition of the business problem, process mapping of as-is and to-be solutions, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and implementation. The primary focus area for this role will be supporting the Supply Demand Management (SDM) function and will include both Regional and Global projects. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership capabilities, and will operate equally well in both strategic and tactical situations within their projects. The candidate will naturally build strong relationships with business partners inside and outside the organization, demonstrate unyielding ownership and accountability, and use these strengths to influence the direction of the business function they support. The candidate will also be skilled in navigating an environment of ambiguity and uncertainty, making decisions based on information that may be incomplete at times, and demonstrating an uncanny sense of when to hold course vs shift directions within their project teams.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills at all levels in the organization, both written and oral; comfortable presenting to Senior Management
  • Skilled in interacting with a wide range of teams, both technical and functional, and adjusting communication and messaging for intended audience/stakeholders
  • Must demonstrate past performance of ability to document and organize information to make it available for project stakeholders to access
  • Must be able to lead cross functional discussions, with attendees from varied backgrounds and personalities, and effectively keep the collective team on the best path for their given project goals
  • Must develop relationships with their business stakeholders and be seen as a trusted partner by the function they support
  • Demonstrates an unwavering ability to maintain poise and a positive attitude in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Works in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment, senses direction where it may be unclear, and does so without a loss of performance
  • Demonstrates excellence in influencing and managing change across a distributed team
  • Challenges the status quo to ensure we are delivering the best in what we do, every day, within our roles
  • Demonstrates innovation and creativity in their approach to problem solving
  • Is process oriented in their approach, and focuses on assessment first
  • Ability to facilitate brainstorming sessions to gather requirements
  • Partners with global functional teams both inside and outside of the operations organization and maintains strong support for regional functional teams
  • Engages globally to gain perspective in projects, understands differences in regional processes that are impacted by their project(s), and develops relationships to align on expectations for solutions being developed
  • Performs in both strategic and tactical capabilities, and shifts between them as defined by the needs of each project
  • Demonstrates excellent forward thinking capabilities; must be able to see beyond the current state, identify risks/opportunities and drive their project team toward the desired outcome; ability to understand how projects connect to a roadmap/strategy
  • Thinks with a focus on implementing lasting solutions
  • Possesses a passion for process improvement with an approach that encourages innovation, elimination of waste, and efficiency improvements
  • Is skilled in process mapping, analysis of as-is and to-be processes, and gap assessments
  • Demonstrates ability to understand and explain complex business processes, systems, and tools with a specific focus on upstream/downstream impact; understands the relationship between multiple functions and/or tools
  • Demonstrates a detailed knowledge of makeup and roles of teams in a typical Operations organization, and the processes they support within the organization
  • Broad supply chain exposure with expertise in a specific area(s) which may include systems, planning, fulfillment, execution, procurement or supply chain operations
  • Experience implementing supply chain systems/software preferred but not required
  • 5-7 yrs direct experience in a Supply Chain related function with direct experience within Supply Demand Management and/or Supply Demand Execution preferred

Description

The Americas Business Process Reengineering Project Manager will be responsible for working with the Supply Demand Management function to define and implement a growing project portfolio that will be carried out to support the team and the customers that they interface with. In this position, the candidate will oversee multiple projects/programs simultaneously, will lead their cross functional teams through all aspects of the project from ideation through implementation, and will be responsible for the overall condition/status of each project. A successful candidate in this role will think broadly, understand deeply, and be able to shape the new offerings and roadmap within the function they support.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Operations Management, Supply Chain, Engineering or related discipline MBA / MS desired; focus on Operations management and/or supply chain management preferred

Additional Requirements