A Project Manager takes full responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of a project or projects with significant business, political, or high-profile impact, and high-risk dependencies), ensuring that realistic project, quality, change control and risk management processes are maintained.
Monitors and controls resources, revenue and capital costs against the project budget and manages expectations of all project stakeholders.
Key Accountabilities :
This role will provide you the opportunity to lead key activities to progress in your career, these responsibilities include some of the following :
Manage and supervise digital innovation initiatives inclusive of projects supporting consumer innovation, research & development among others
Develop and maintain strong professional relations with project teams, business sponsors and stakeholders.
Develop and present proposals, updates, issues, and findings to senior management inclusive of suggestions, risk mitigation, cost benefit analysis and action plans.
Accompany an innovation idea from the beginning to the end and then hands it over to the operative business, especially the person responsible for the product lifecycle, which in many cases is the product manager
Stakeholder partnership : Adjusts customer expectations in accordance with changes in scope; Can effectively navigate conflict between multiple business partners and business constituents;
Tailors business partner engagement to business sponsor risk and value preferences; Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Evaluates the financial, cultural, technological, organizational, and environmental factors which must be addressed in change programs.
Assesses the implications of new processes on both people and organization and identifies the activities necessary to ensure a smooth transition to new processes.
Collaborates with stakeholders to drive the implementation of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
Takes responsibility for the definition, documentation, and successful completion of projects, directing and counselling project team members, and advising clients / users as necessary on all phases.
Key Qualifications and Experience
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals :
7 years of relevant experience with a minimum of 5 years of Information Technology or Innovation experience.
Solid project manager skills with experience in key CPG capabilities (Sales, eCommerce, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, etc ).
Demonstrated success as a project manager for medium complexity IT projects and / or programs with strong SDLC experience including Agile / Waterfall methodologies in a multi-national corporate environment, executing across multiple time-zones and cultures.
Experience with outcome-based metrics, deploying / driving execution via performance measurement, and benchmarking.
Is familiar with a range of analysis, modelling, and design methods; has broad current knowledge of IT standards, applications, and trends.
Can facilitate the analysis of business processes, and articulate potential changes to business processes, both orally and in writing.
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus :
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) or Scrum Master Certification (or equivalent)
Project Management Tools / Process Knowledge : Automated tools to assist in the project management process, by automating mechanical tasks such as scheduling, resource balancing, and time recording.
Tools and techniques for risk managemen and change control. Examples : CA Clarity, Microsoft Project, SharePoint
Project Planning and Control Techniques : Methods and techniques associated with planning and monitoring progress of projects, through closure.
Examples : product / work breakdown structures, baselining, critical path analysis, earned value, resource analysis, conflict resolution.
Why Kimberly Clark?
You will have the chance to work a global organization that focuses heavily on its people development. This is an opportunity for you to take part in digital transformation projects, working with the newest, cutting edge technologies on solutions for the whole region.
We offer attractive employment conditions (competitive salary, benefits package, flexible work) and the possibility to work in an international team with the best Technology professionals from all over the world.
If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark!