Senior Transformation Project Manager at C.H. Robinson in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted in Other 9 days ago.





Job Description:

Do you thrive leading complex, critical, long-term projects? Do you enjoy leading transformation and change management? The Senior Transformation Project Manager role is a great opportunity to support our Transformation team and provide strategic direction on complex and critical long-term projects focused on business outcomes through people, process and technology. You will be both strategic and tactical, involving heavy stakeholder management, and consultation with corporate leadership, subject matter experts, and employees. You will lead and coach a cross functional team by utilizing Agile principles and ceremonies. In addition, you will provide thought leadership to make recommendations, plan implementation, manage change and communications. You will develop and nurture positive relationships across all stakeholder groups. This role provides an exciting opportunity if you are determined, resourceful and have a progressive approach to customer service, change management and process improvement.




Responsibilities:



  • Lead highly visible and complex initiatives and project teams through the project lifecycle.

  • Serve as an Agile SME to a cross functional team, building their confidence and ability to organize and execute their work within an Agile framework while ensuring key dates, target outcomes and deliverables reflect status within Microsoft Project and/or Azure DevOps.

  • Actively coach and provide feedback to project teams to improve the quality of deliverables and team effectiveness.

  • Define project value, measurement, and communication of insights with Financial Analysts.

  • Develop KPIs and metrics to measure and celebrate achievement of desired outcomes, and course correct as needed.

  • Facilitate project teams through the creation of change management strategies and execution tactics to ensure effective path to value through project implementations, process mapping and technology deployments.

  • Provide thought leadership throughout the project lifecycle and actively contribute to solution design

  • Actively champion and serve as a reliable point of contact to be a spokesperson to the work within their purview, communicate across a variety of functions and levels to ensure awareness and accountability throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Prior to deployment into production, evaluate levels of risk, ensure business leaders are sufficiently informed, and content is created to support end users in the adoption of new business process and systems functionality.

  • Proactively maintain an understanding of industry knowledge, business processes and desk-level user experience.

  • Help project teams create quarterly roadmaps and monitor progress towards key deliverables

  • Utilize influence without authority tactics, across multiple levels of the organization, to enable project success.





Required Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 4 years' project management experience with medium to large scale strategic, corporate initiatives

  • Previous experience utilizing Microsoft Office to plan and execute projects

  • Ability to travel 10%





Preferred Qualifications:



  • SCRUM or PMP certification

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, manage time and demonstrate follow through on deliverables

  • Strong aptitude and critical thinking skills to effectively validate concepts and develop proposals

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills; ability to influence stakeholders throughout the organization

  • Proven success working in a fast paced environment with minimal guidance, addressing last minute requests with changing and competing priorities

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment





Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer



C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.



Affirmative Action

Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran





Benefits


We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.



About C.H. Robinson




From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world's largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.