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Date:  20-May-2021
Job Req ID:  1675

Title:  Project Manager GBS

Description: 

Description: 

 

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

 

Our colleagues in GBS center are looking for a new Project Manager who will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project for Bucharest service delivery center


HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING 

As a project manager  will support regional service teams from idea to implementation for moderate to significant continuous improvement initiatives; will contribute in the application of GBS Service Excellence (and Lean Six Sigma) practices and methodologies to ensure sustainable results are achieved and documented thereby increasing delivery of customer value.

Briefly you will:

Lead cross-functional projects to develop and implement new programs and process improvements.

Manage projects in accordance with GBS established methodologies focused on Lean and Six Sigma

Scope multiple projects and set specified timelines for deliverables

Manage project schedules, progress and costs to ensure results are delivered on time and within budget

Uses a rigorous risk identification and mitigation process on an ongoing basis

Ensures that risk related costs are included in project budgets and forecasts

Ensures that risk considerations are incorporated into project schedules

Adjust, update and communicate project plans as needed.

Work closely with Process Owners to understand business objectives in order to scope projects appropriately

Present and lead conversations about projects, issues, solutions, and strategy to senior leaders

Provide functional expertise to assess potential financial and operational impact of projects or issues

Develop & deploy communications and training materials that support project implementation

Network and collaborate with other CI Leaders to share best practices

Reports to all levels of the GBS and Client organization, selecting content and messages depending on audience

Compliance with GBS reporting requirements

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of experience in a related field (Master’s Degree  preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills    
  • Deep analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation and decision making skills
  • Sense of urgency and ownership of resolution, meeting established performance objectives and customer commitments
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to partner with key internal/external customer to drive change & continuous improvement
  • Experience presenting results to an executive team
  • Strong business acumen and leadership skills
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast paced environment
  • Prior experience in a continuous improvement or business process improvement role;
  • Lean Six Sigma certification or practical experience
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Solid time management skills
  • Ability to build consensus and strong commitment from others
  • Strong knowledge of Kellogg or other service center processes and procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities and specific time constraint
  • Experience working in a process or data driven environment
  • Experience working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues in other locations as well as international locations.

 

 

WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW

 

The role reports to Senior Manager Business Integration

 

Peer Relationships: IT Business Partners, GBS Service Delivery Leads, Global Process Owners, GBS Process Managers, Director of Continuous Improvement, GBS Finance Lead

 

 

Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success. 

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation.   

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture. 

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