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The Senior Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of Global Logistics & Distribution projects associated with short-term and long-term strategies. The qualified candidate will be an integral contributor to UA's Global Logistics & Distribution group by leading other project managers (PMs) and cross-functional project teams responsible for advancing various Logistics, Distribution, and end-to-end Supply Chain initiatives.
The Senior Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Develop strategic roadmaps
Define the scope of the short-term and long-term strategies for the Supply Chain and/or Global Logistics & Distribution departments.
Identify specific initiatives associated with each strategy, to include timing required for implementation
Establish and maintain the project portfolio for all initiatives, and provide oversight to all PMs allocated to the portfolio
Gather inputs, requirements, and align with cross functional groups, to include IT, FP&A, and Sr. Leadership.
Plan each project (directly, or through oversight of other PMs)
Define the scope of the project in collaboration with key stakeholders and functional owners
Identify any data/analytics that will be involved in the requirements and design phases of the project
Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, people) required to complete the project
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities, and review it with key stakeholders who will be affected by project execution activities and overall project objectives
Determine key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics upon which the project will be evaluated at key milestones and upon its completion
Implement and manage each project (directly, or through oversight of other PMs)
Execute the project in accordance with the project plan; maintain the master project schedule
Monitor progress and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of milestones and the project overall; escalate risk as needed
Lead project meetings with established agendas
Maintain group focus, and hold task owners accountable
Monitor all project expenditures through established financial procedures
Develop tools for managers to have visibility to project risks, critical path items, and resource allocation
In consultation with the appropriate manager(s), select teammates and external partners with appropriate skills for each of the project’s work-streams (i.e. Supply Chain, IT, Engineering, Operations, Security, HR, Real Estate, Finance, etc.)
Establish a communication plan and appropriate update format and meeting frequency for key stakeholders and decision-makers in the organization on the progress of the project
Determine the impact to key stakeholders and/or teammates and develop the change management plan that will allow teammates to comfortably adapt to the changes being made, and feel a part of the solution.
Evaluate the project (directly, or through oversight of other PMs)
Ensure the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
Execute formal project review and closeout activities
Conduct hand-off activities with functional owners, and identify any subsequent project phase
Drive change management training for those impacted by the project
Lead, train, and mentor other PMs and UA teammates
Establish standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other guidelines, and hold PMs/teammates accountable to these standards
Manage performance through establishment of clear metrics and routine feedback
Communicate Effectively: speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
Foster Teamwork: work cooperatively and effectively with others to identify issues, resolve problems, and make decisions
Lead: positively influence others to achieve results
Make Decisions: assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the project
Organize: set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
What do you need?
GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION Acknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Demonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions.
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICS Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
Required Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year College or University
Three-five years project management or related experience
PMP or related certification (preferred)
Demonstrated experience leading teams of people with diverse motivations, opinions, and personalities; experience influencing through non-supervisory relatio