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Remote MDM Project Manager Contractor

  • Location: ,
  • Start Date: 10/13/2021
  • Job ID: 21-00655
  • Posting Date: 10/13/2021
  • Job Type: Contract
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In order to be successful in this role, the Project Manager must have an understanding of Master Data Management (MDM) which encompasses the product classifications, taxonomies, hierarchies, etc. MDM project experience within the realm of supply chain would be nice to have, but not necessarily required.

Insight into role:
The Manager gave an example of there normally being 8 Kool-Aid flavors whereas right now there may be only 3 on the shelves. The brand presidents of the stores have asked to have a look into the root cause of where this issue is happening for their brands. Is it a staffing issue? Is it a warehouse issue? Storage issue? Distribution issue?

This Project Manager will partner with a group in the Data Analytics department to dig into the data and pinpoint the problem to present findings to the brand presidents. This entails pulling data from disparate systems into data analysis tools and liaising with the technical resources involved.

Mandatory Requirement, non-negotiable:
  • Candidate must have experience managing projects associated with Master Data Management, hierarchical relationships and taxonomies, data modeling, product categorization, data integration, and Business intelligence.

Basic Requirements:
  • Candidate must possess the ability to embrace change and manage competing priorities. Must be able to pivot laterally from one focus to another while maintaining tactical (10,000 ft view) and strategic (50,000 ft view) of project and program objectives.
  • Candidate must possess a strong financial acumen. Robust understanding of forecasts, how to process actual costs, accruals, and reversals. Appreciation of capital and expense funding. Must have experience managing vendors and vendor billing.
  • Candidate must have experience managing application development projects using Agile methodologies, preferably Agile exposure to the SAFe methodologies.
  • Candidate must have strong appreciation for governance models. Exposure to SAFe Agile, ITIL, or PMP. Certifications not necessarily required, candidate must demonstrate ability to appreciate differing models (Agile and Waterfall), governance lifecycle, and have experience with artifact creation, review, and submission.
  • Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills. Candidate must be able to operate in team environment as well as on solitary tasks, whereupon reporting back to Project Management lead.
  • Candidate needs to be technically proficient in remote working environment toolsets, not limited but to include, email, Teams, Zoom, and Webex.
  • Candidate should have exposure to quality assurance testing methodologies, tools, and terminology.
Posted by Adam Barron
Technical Resource Manager - Midwest
(800) 821-4644 x 9584