Zebra Technologies Supply Chain / ERP Program Manager in Lincolnshire, Illinois
The IT Program Manger role is to drive the development and execution of Supply Chain/ERP IT project portfolio. This position will drive all aspects of IT program activities, including collaborating and coordinating across all IT and business segments (end-to-end). This position is responsible for the overall success of the project/program execution.
Responsible for all aspects of IT program/project management for all Supply Chain/ERP initiatives impacting IT: scope, schedule, budget, resource, risks, issue management and quality controls
Manages complex multi-faceted / interrelated projects that span across multiple competencies or department boundaries
Manage the cross project/program dependencies and ensure alignment on all fronts (Scope, resources, budget, timeline, risks/issues, communication, etc)
Communicates and works with stakeholders to meet their needs and address the issues as they occur
Drives the development and execution of program / project plans to meet objectives of Supply Chain/ERP initiatives within IT portfolio
Set the overall strategy, objectives and plan for the program
Facilitates and manages scope, resource planning, cost estimation, risks, issues, and cost control.
Plays both program/project manager role based on size of the portfolio
Aligns and tracks overall program / project cost to portfolio
Abides by Zebra’s project management methodologies and assist in keeping the methodologies current
Ensures project resources are properly identified and their project role and responsibilities are clearly defined
Identifies project risks and implements a risk management plan
Assists in major business process project tracking, recommendations for process improvements and use of best practices to accelerate adoption and implementation
Creates and maintains dashboards to track project performance
Keeps team and leadership updated on project status and risk factors
Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables
Provide technical and process guidance to project team
Performs other duties as assigned
BS in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or related field. Master’s preferred
10+ years of program / project management and implementation experience in the Supply Chain/ERP area with minimum 6 years of experience with Oracle ERP implementation.
Strong functional and technical knowledge / understanding of Supply Chain/ERP applications.
Strong knowledge of IT program / project management principles and techniques
Proven ability to collaborate and lead global cross-functional business and IT teams for requirements, design, development, testing and deployment
Good understanding of financial management and budgeting / forecasting, as well as procurement and contract negotiations across the program
Excellent leadership, facilitation and communication skills
Strong experience in SDLC, Agile, Scrum, and waterfall methodologies along with CMMI, Digital Six Sigma and ITIL practices. Ability to coach / mentor less senior PMs in PM fundamentals
Strong customer relationship, facilitation, team building and collaboration skills
Ability to develop, maintain, control and drive budgeting process
Ability to create and maintain project/program dashboards for providing the overall project/program status
Ability to collaborate effectively with proven interpersonal skills
Advanced skills in PC based documentation tools including, MS Office, Projects and sharepoint
Must have excellent written and verbal communication, change management and strong organization skills
Experience in leading large global cross-functional teams
PMP certification preferred
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Job ID 45809