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Project Manager - o9 Deployment

at Mondelez International in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Uniquely Yours.

You are responsible for ensuring that the o9 Deployment project is delivered successfully, completed on time and within budget. This includes project governance, budget and timeline development, setting up and managing the tollgates, agile deliverables and building quality, testing and operational readiness.

How you will contribute

You will:

+ Develop, build and track the detailed project plan and all associated elements

+ Coordinate and align plans and deliverables with cross-functional teams, engaging with internal and external partners to ensure successful program delivery

+ Own project lifecycles with direct responsibility of managing their budgets, timelines, build quality, testing, and operational readiness, including confirming the completion and consistency of all projects and their readiness to go live

+ Own the updating of Jira and MSPO as needed

+ Identify, assess and mitigate program/project-level risks, escalating to global leads when necessary

+ Develop the PM resources in the team. You will coach and mentor project managers to build capability in the organization

+ Drive consistency and quality in the execution of projects using the appropriate methodology and tools

+ Provide project reporting and status updates using scorecards, status reports and monthly review meetings and leading stakeholder meetings

+ Track budget spend, resource utilization, procurement activities such as PO, SOW etc.

+ Confirm the completion and consistency of workstreams and their readiness to go live

+ Define processes to enable successful project management for the MDLZ & Partner teams

+ Manage the ownership and updating of the collaboration sits such as Teams and SharePoint.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

+ Proven experience in project management methodology

+ Excellent communication skills and able to drive effective discussions with project resources from tactical execution level up to PMO members

+ Excellent project planning and proactiveness in identifying risks and mitigations and managing strict timelines

+ Strong focus on cost, schedule and quality of project delivery

+ Knowledge of relevant business processes and related technology solutions

+ Stakeholder management and ability to influence positively in decision making

+ Proven ability in building effective teams across internal and external partners

+ Strong conceptual and analytic skills – enjoys problem solving

+ Strong MS Teams and sharepoint knowledge

Requirements

What you need to know about this position:

+ This is a hybrid role based in East Hanover or Chicago

+ This is a global role which will require flexibility in work times

+ Travel will be required based on project requirements

+ This is a fixed term opportunity based on project timelines

What extra ingredients you will bring:

Education / Certifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree required

+ Certifications relevant to project management are strongly preferred

Job specific requirements:

+ Minimum of 12 years of project management experience is required

+ Experience leading a project team

+ Demonstrated success in the project management execution

+ Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) experience is desirable

+ Ability to effectively manage a diverse portfolio of multiple workstreams within the project simultaneously, ensuring each workstream meets its objectives within defined timelines.

+ Experience in leveraging cross-functional teams to drive project outcomes is essential

+ Experience in project plan management and all aspects of the same, inclusive of financials, resourcing, timing, risks, etc.

+ Exceptional communication skills with the ability to effectively convey ideas, negotiate priorities, and build consensus across all levels of the project organization. Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and drive decision-making processes to achieve project objectives

+ Ability to thrive in dynamic environments, managing through ambiguity, scope changes, and unexpected challenges

+ Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to evolving project requirements and situational changes.

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelez International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands-including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz , Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products -are close at hand for our consumers across the country.

Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Job Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Project and Program Management

Business Capability

At Mondelez International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right through offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life’s moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.

We have a rich portfolio of strong brands – both global and local. Including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the number 1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the No. 2 position in gum

Our 80,000 Makers and Bakers are located in our operations in more than 80 countries and are working to sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. They are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen, and happen fast.

Join us and Make It An Opportunity!

Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

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Job Posting: JC259203853

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 24, 2024

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