Kellogg Principal Program Manager – Sales - Global IT PMO in OAK BROOK, 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.


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.


Required :

  • 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

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at


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.

Kellogg Recruitment

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: Aug 30, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No