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Sr. Manager - IT PMO

Company: Energizer
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This is EnergizerEnergizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we're creating a game plan for the future - one that defines where and how we'll play, and what it takes to win.Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.Position SummaryWe're looking for a proven leader who is energetic and motivated to deliver technology enabling projects that support our growing portfolio of brands across our global footprint.The leader in this role will take strong ownership of the IT Project Management Office and guide the direction of project delivery across the IT function to ensure that IT projects are planned, managed, and governed in a consistent, transparent, and disciplined manner. This experienced project management professional will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with the right mix of relevant experience and skills, an ability to flex between the strategic and the tactical, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and a high level of energy and flexibility to get things done.Accountabilities

  • Lead technical project managers on the use of standard project management methodologies, processes, and tools across the IT function to plan and deliver internal and external customer facing, software development and infrastructure projects to support Energizer's strategic goals.
  • Drive improvement in project management processes and tools, including best practices to ensure delivery of defined project financial, operational and adoption success metrics.
  • Foster collaboration across global business and technology organizations, providing sound analysis and change leadership.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across functions and teams, working with Business Partners, internal staff and system integrators on a daily basis to ensure alignment of IT requirements, priorities and resourcing availability, deliver quality project results and foster a culture and environment to achieve IT project delivery excellence across the enterprise
  • Oversee the tracking and managing of cost, schedule, and scope for all IT projects in the portfolio.
  • Direct project portfolio activities, conduct reviews, and use strong technical and business acumen to manage risk, address escalated issues and the improve quality of project deliverables.
  • Coach and mentor IT team on standard project management principles, practices, and tools.
  • Manage IT PMO team members on HR and Performance aspects of employees and guide them through their career paths.
  • Take an active role in leading projects on an as needed basis.Required Skills and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree with a Technology or Engineering focus
    • 10+ years of relevant work experience in IT Project management, including previous experience managing a portfolio of projects
    • 3+ years of technical leadership experience
    • 3+ years of experience mentoring and managing a team
    • An ideal candidate will also:
    • Embody Energizer's values of integrity, respect, teamwork, initiative, passion, and respectful challenge
    • Lead by example - communicating openly, enabling and inspiring others, exceling with partners, acting decisively, adapting quickly to changing priorities, collaborating effectively, and brokering solutions in a complex organization
    • Be experienced at applying project management techniques, methodologies, and best practices including Agile and SDLC principles
    • Possess excellent ability to understand architectural and technical aspects of projects
    • Demonstrate experience in managing complex enterprise-wide programs delivered by globally distributed teams that may have significant financial and compliance impacts
    • Know how to work effectively with system integrators and offshore consulting firms on large scale and complex projects
    • Be certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP -), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP -), and/or Lean Six Sigma certifications
    • Have a strong knowledge of Microsoft PWA planning toolPreferred Skills and Experience
      • Experience with large multi-national company.
      • Experience within Consumer Package Goods industry.Working Relationships & EnvironmentWorking Relationships
        • Reports to Chief Information Officer
        • Key relationships internally with Global IT Team, International Corporate & Regional Business Leadership & StakeholdersWork Environment
          • No travel required
          • Work schedule that may vary from typical businessCome Join Us!Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you'll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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