Senior Supply Chain Project Manager

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Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

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Overview: Come join our team and help us Build Something Amazing.
Responsibilities: &bull; Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives and critical multimillion-dollar projects that span several lines of business<br />&bull; Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones<br />&bull; Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously<br />&bull; Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives<br />&bull; Report on project success criteria results to the core team and project stakeholders<br />&bull; Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence<br />&bull; Work with other members of the PMO to establish and improve standard practices for excellent overall project management, resource tracking and allocation and rigorous action planning and follow up<br />&bull; Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project<br />&bull; Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders<br />&bull; Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, issues and status reporting.<br />&bull; Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables<br />&bull; Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including core project team, key stakeholders, executive overviews, etc.<br />&bull; Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and stakeholders<br />&bull; Coach, mentor, motivate and provide guidance to project and program team as well as less experienced Project Managers<br />&bull; Ensure projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards<br />&bull; Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices<br />&bull; Other duties as assigned<br /><br /><br />SCOPE &amp; IMPACT: This position is responsible for leading critical, multimillion dollar projects that impact manufacturing all supply chain operations
Requirements: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:<br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field with 6-8 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.<br />&bull; PMP Certificate preferred<br />&bull; 3-5 project management experience<br />&bull; Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills<br />&bull; Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations<br />&bull; Proficient in the use of MS Office especially Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint<br />&bull; Highly competent in estimating, planning, tracking and reporting project status, while managing change requests and project scope<br />&bull; Ability to effectively work with both technical staff and business process owners<br />&bull; Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and independently<br />&bull; Up to 50% Travel Required<br /><br />PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:<br />&bull; Master&rsquo;s Degree<br /><br />SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None. May oversee the work of others as part of a project. Expected to mentor and coach other project managers.<br /><br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:<br />Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.<br /><br />CORE ATTRIBUTES:<br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br />OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.