Kellogg Principal Program Manager – Sales - Global IT PMO in CHICAGO DOWNTOWN, Illinois
Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.
At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.
We currently have an opportunity in Oak Brook, IL, Chicago, IL or Battle Creek, MI, for you to grow with us as a Principal Program Manager supporting Sales (Commercial) IT Projects. Program Managers will work closely with the program sponsors and delivery leadership to effective drive program execution, with a strong focus on stakeholder management, program governance, benefits realization, integrated planning, dependency management.
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Lead with us :
Work with technical, business and change management team members to create a program organizational structure and governance model to ensure flawless execution
Validate budget, business case assumptions and benefits are aligned and sufficient to achieve program objectives.
Team with the project teams to define the business and technical solutions needed to achieve the program objectives
Work with subject matter experts in and outside the program teams to identify and address inter-project, cross-functional and end-to-end process impacts and dependencies
Collaborate with us :
Work with program and project teams to resolve issues, mitigations risks, manage scope change requests, and identify items to be escalated to sponsors and stakeholders.
Owns stakeholder engagement plan and facilitates communications with stakeholders by providing visibility to program strategic alignment, program execution health, risks and issues, and benefit realization path.
Consistently follows standard Program Management and IT SDLC methods, tools, protocols and best practices.
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
High School Diploma or GED and extensive related experience
Extensive experience leading large, complex programs focused on Sales (Commercial) areas of business
Project and Program leadership experience
Program manager experience or people manager experience (with direct reports)
Experience managing global initiatives
Experience driving change management initiatives across an organization
Bonus Points :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or related field
Experience implementing initiatives through effective influence management skills at multiple levels in the organization
Experience in creating and delivering presentations to leadership
Excellent facilitation and issue resolution skills
Previous experience operating in a matrix organization
Ability to work independently or collaboratively to determine and develop approaches to solutions with very little to no supervision or direction
Experience providing work direction and leadership to people and teams in a management role
It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:
Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html
New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/
THE FINER PRINT
The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
GROW With Us.
Title: Principal Program Manager – Sales - Global IT PMO
Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook
Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters, USA-IL-Chicago Downtown
Requisition ID: INF001141
Job Function: Information Technology
Job Type: Executive
Closing Date: Jul 25, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: No