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IT Project Manager

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:
At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team!

With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we've earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen. -

Location Description:
Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America. -

This position is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project teams to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget and scope. - The ideal candidate will have experience leading project teams leveraging both waterfall project management methods and Agile frameworks/Scrum as we transform. - Responsible for managing more than one concurrent project or initiatives that may cross multiple business functions and vendors. The IT Project Manager may play a number of roles in actual practice, blending more traditional project management and scrum master practices to achieve high quality results. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports, conducting risk analysis and monitoring the progress of plans against project milestones and budgetsProviding support to the team in clearing obstacles and problem solvingEnsuring adherence to quality standards and review of project deliverablesWorks with governance teams to enable new or enhance existing standards, processes and proceduresProvides regular project status reporting to IT and project steering committees.Works within PCB project management framework to ensure that all required project deliverables are met.Work with business to determine KPI metrics for project successLeverage Change Management team to effectively communicate key project information to stakeholders throughout the companyElectronically file all project documents to at times be used in audit processes.Conduct lessons learned/retrospective activities. -

-Education: - Minimum BS/BA Computer Science, Information Systems, or other technical field (such as engineering, science). Or equivalent technical experience. -Experience:3+ years related work experience managing IT focused projects.Experience leading systems or process implementations, and/or systems upgrades, to a successful conclusion.Experience with implementing SaaS solutions desired.Familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, Azure Boards or Smartsheets.Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize/execute tasks in high-pressure environment.Demonstrated ability in defining complex business problems and working with business partners to identify possible solutions.Demonstrated ability to apply technology in solving business problems.Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives and ability to relate those to technology solutions.Effective working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.Ability to multi-task, managing more than one project simultaneously.Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical stake holders.JOB COMPLEXITYRelationships: - - - - - The IT Project Manager will work with internal and external consultants as necessary to define the project requirements and scope. - The IT Project Manager will require little direction from management once the Project is identified and assigned. -Internal: -As needed, work with the IT Business Systems Analysts and the Business Process Leads, who are responsible for creating the Project Charter (the "why" behind a project) and defining & documenting the Business Requirements (the "what" for the project).As needed, work with the IT Enterprise Architecture & Strategy group, who are responsible for defining and documenting the development standards, and for overseeing the development of strategic systems strategy, and the overall IT architecture.As needed, work with the IT Infrastructure group, who are responsible for the implementation and maintenance of all hardware, networks, operating systems, and telecom solutions.As needed, work with the IT Business Partner Services group, who are responsible for maintaining currently installed systems, and providing day-to-day support of those systems.As needed, work with the IT Computer Controls (Security) group, who are responsible for defining safe & secure IT systems practices, and monitoring & enforcing those practices.As needed, work with the IT Production Control (Software Deployment) group, who are responsible for migrating code to controlled environments in a safe and predictable manner abiding by the IT Change Management Policies.External:As needed, work with external customers; for instance, designing processes for exchanging various electronic communications (such as EDI transaction sets, GS1 GDSN interfaces, Excel spreadsheets, etc.) with various trading partners (such as Customers, Suppliers, Freight Carriers, Financial Institutions, etc.), using various protocols (such as via VANs, AS2, FTP, etc.).As needed, work with external contractors and consultants to define strategies, evaluate software, determine integration and/or conversion paths, etc.This is a hybrid opportunity. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Lakeville , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Lakeville, Minnesota

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