We are seeking an experienced and motivated program manager to join the Global Sourcing organization, providing project management support to our European locations as part of our Strategic Sourcing Initiative.
Terex Strategic Sourcing Initiative
As part of the implementation of our ‘Execute to Win business system, Terex has launched several major initiatives to better understand how we operate in certain areas. A major initiative is in Strategic Sourcing. The ultimate intention of this initiative is to develop strategic sourcing excellence. Advanced capabilities and performance in sourcing will improve our margins and underpin our drive to Operational Excellence.
Reporting to the Director Program Management, Global Strategic Sourcing, this is a key role in executing the Strategic Sourcing strategy with responsibility for delivering high quality and cost effective project management, management consulting, and analytic support services. The scope of this initiative will be to compete all of our direct, indirect and logistics spend, implement supplier transitions leading to significant savings over a five year period.
The post holder will interface extensively with our external consultants, Wave teams, Strategic Sourcing leadership team and segment and site level resources in Purchasing, Engineering and Operations.
Works with the external consultants and Strategic Sourcing leadership team to define and prioritize project requirements;
Defines and clarifies project scope, project plan and schedule
Develops policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectives
Defines project baselines
Develops and delivers consistent project status (work, budget) to stakeholders, including the Executive Leadership Team and Strategic Sourcing Steering Committee.
Manages project scope, manages risks, resolves issues, manages meetings and drives project through to completion
Provides leadership and direction to project participants to achieve a high level of performance and overcome barriers to change
Conflict resolution management
Provision of constructive feedback to the team as it pertains to project performance
Manages and coordinates resources from a variety of functional areas
Development of an effective communication strategy that enables regular contact with all key stakeholders within Terex.
Promotion of professional project management practices within the business
Assists with the people management plan as Team Members enter and exit wave teams to/from their existing role and/or continue through wave implementation or onto the next wave
Skills and Experience
Demonstrated experience in the management of complex projects requiring excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to delegate tasks, motivate team members and manage stakeholder priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
First class communication and collaboration skills with the ability to develop relationships across levels, geographies and segment
Ability to consistently demonstrate the Terex Way values
Track record of effective leadership in both strategic and tactical decision making
Experience in successfully managing and leading multi-functional virtual teams both directly and via matrix management
Listening, negotiating, and influencing skills
Managing constraints of time, cost, and scope
Integrity and trust
Proficient in use of MS tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline eg Business, Operations Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Supply Chain
PMI Certification or equivalent preferable
Terex is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of our community.
Job ID 2018-37523
# Positions 1
Category Supply Mgmt and Trans
Posting Location Coalville - Leicestershire - UK, Dungannon - Co. Tyrone - Northern Ireland, Omagh - Co. Tyrone - Northern Ireland