Data Project Manager, Vendor Master Data Management - Duluth, GA

Duluth / Georgia / United States

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Data Project Manager, Vendor Master Data Management - Duluth, GA

3950 Shackleford Rd, Hampton Green
Duluth, Georgia, 30096
United States

The opportunity:

The Project Manager for Vendor Master Data interfaces with multiple departments including Procurement, Accounting, Treasury, IT and Finance to ensure high quality, on-time delivery of vendor master data solutions. A successful candidate will be responsible for managing projects through all phases including requirements, design, development, testing, go live and the on-going support plan to meet project goals and objectives.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Primary resource driving new and existing projects for the vendor data team including master data processes, technology enablers (tools, systems, enhancements), and data integration initiatives
  • Creates and maintain project schedules, action trackers, issue logs, progress reports, and other project documents. Coordinates and lead status calls and executive status meetings
  • Drives internal and external activities and provides project analysis necessary to achieve the dates defined in the project schedule
  • Delivers projects on time, on budget, and within scope:

o   Prevent or minimize delays by keeping all stakeholders informed of progress

o   Identify and manage project risks

o   Build and maintain a project roadmap, timeline and individual project plans

o   Control project scope with an effective change management process

o   Escalate issues internally and externally proactively as needed

o   Organizes work and structures analyses to facilitate decision making

  • Facilitates project deliverables based upon internal resource availability
  • Maintains and refines project management processes; works with manager and other Procurement leaders to drive overall process improvement

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree Business Administration or related field
  • 5+ years of enterprise project management experience
  • Previous experience managing technical, complex projects across a large enterprise:

o   Effectively direct the work of a multi-disciplinary project team

o   Work successfully with minimal direct supervision

o   Organized thinker meticulous about record keeping ensuring project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

o   The ability to solve complex problems in a cross-functional organization

o   Capable of presenting ideas in a clear and compelling manner  

o   Ability to plan effectively and adapt to a changing environment

o   Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Advanced user of MS Project and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in using and administering SharePoint and WebEx
  • Project management certification (PMP, CAPM, CSP, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodologies and/or tools is a plus Familiar with data analytic tools
  • Knowledge of structured data, and relationships among data and domains

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.



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