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Date:  11-Nov-2022
Job Req ID:  11057
Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Naperville
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Senior IT Business Relationship Manager

Description: 

We have an opening for you as a Senior IT Business Relationship Manager.  This critical role will establish and maintain a strategic relationship with the Global Research and Development Team, defining IT strategy and delivering solutions that enable the business to meet its goals.

 

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish.  Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries. At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

 

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

 

  • Partner with IT and the Business - This critical role will be the IT Business Relationship Manager for all Digital R&D and Innovation technology solutions. In this role, you will be working closely with Global R&D leadership and key stakeholders across the organization in designing and delivering R&D and Innovation technology capabilities and driving projects, roadmaps, strategy, and total cost of ownership.

 

  • Business Case Development - Works with business teams to understand project requirements, shapes the initial project request, and provides a high-level estimate of the project effort and cost used in cost-benefit analysis.  Plan expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components.  Reviews and evaluates business cases to confirm identified financials and risks, validate value and business alignment, and recommend a course of action.

 

  • Deliver Global R&D/Innovation IT Projects - You’ll deliver on the Global Growth Vision defining technology platform strategy by providing leadership to our project teams, driving the successful delivery of R&D capabilities w. You will manage the R&D platform(s) from an IT product perspective including vendor relationships, managing upgrades, support models, and ensuring that total cost of ownership is managed and optimized effectively as the platform(s) evolves.

 

  • Vendor Management & Support - Owning and/or influencing relationships with key vendors, representing Kellogg on customer advisory boards and influencing vendor application roadmaps. Working with the Kellogg support organization in transitioning new products/services, defining SLAs, and in developing continuous improvement plans. Developing strong expertise in R&D technology related systems and solutions in and out of Kellogg.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • High School Diploma with extensive relevant work experience
  • Strong experience in managing and delivering technologies and digital strategies
  • Experience as owner of technology or process
  • Experience implementing and working with industry leading R&D platforms (SAP PPM, PPM, Electronic Lab Notebook)
  • Experience managing a product line and clearly articulating the total cost of ownership to leadership. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, project management, and team leadership skills alongside the ability to identify and effectively resolve issues
  • Strong background in system/software development lifecycle

 

WHAT’S NEXT

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

 

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

 

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position. 

 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

 

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.


Nearest Major Market: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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