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Sr Project Manager - MDM Supply Chain

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Pittsburg, PA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 147025 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Sr Project Manager - MDM Supply Chain to join our team in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States (US).

Job Summary:

Our Project Management practice group is currently seeking a Sr IT Project Manager who has strong experience in MDM Supply Chain team management to support one of our global Healthcare devices/Life Science clients, based out of Pittsburg, PA

This Sr Project Manager is a solution-oriented leader that can apply Project/program management techniques and experience to lead global, cross-functional teams to implement the Master Data Management(MDM) solution for their Life Science division improve their operations. The Program Manager will be adept at building and maintaining relationships; is highly organized, analytical, customer obsessed, adaptable, and enjoys bringing structure and discipline to ambiguous spaces to realize measurable value for the business.

You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs and balance short & long-term business needs against constraints.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Define scope, plan, manage the MDM solution implementation integrating with various systems (ERP, CRM and legacy system) for optimizing/leveraging various data sets for better business outcomes.
  • Consolidate and organize data and insights into a single comprehensive view, establishment of a governance process
  • Ability to manage, centralize, organize, categorize, localize, synchronize, and enrich master data
  • Partner with cross-functional teams – Finance, Business Intelligence, Technology and Supply chain, across geographies and with conflicting needs/priorities to launch multiple products, from concept to launch in an agile development environment.
  • Leverage lean thinking in building processes and metrics, growing agile practices across the organization to support end-to-end product delivery.
  • Communicate product risks, progress, launches and retrospective across all stakeholder teams – consistently and transparently.
  • Strive constantly to improve and establish a high bar in product/project execution using objective metrics.
  • Establish business priorities, identifying and communicating product progress, risks and mitigation plans, launches and retrospectives in collaboration with stakeholders – consistently and transparently.
  • Develop and maintain product goals, delivery plans (milestones, deliverables and schedules), success criteria/KPIs and performance against them.
  • Plan out sprint resourcing and manage/groom your team's development backlog.
  • Be detail-oriented and proactive in identifying and closing gaps in the product development lifecycle.
  • Present updates and data to senior-level stakeholders, welcoming feedback and implementing/driving changes quickly.
  • Lead team to resolve all program/project issues and impediments on a timely manner, effectively communicate, manage expectations and resolve conflicts working closely with team and leadership.
  • Build and execute operational and technical project plans, facilitate all project gate reviews, utilize PPM tool and effectively escalate issues to meet the project milestones/goals.
  • Manage multiple teams (internal, external, & for multiple divisions) in parallel, with regular standups, promoting team collaboration, innovation and quality outcomes.
  • Actively manage backlog aligning to business priorities, identify risks and impediments, prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously and proactively, follow-through on tasks to successful completion with minimal guidance, often with deadline pressures.
  • Provide regular status update to the Leadership and Management team with constant drive to make improvements to the outcomes.
  • Demonstrate high adaptability and flexibility to take responsibility to support new projects that has priority and as communicated.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business Administration or related fields
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience as a Project/Program Manager with experience in implementing enterprise MDM solutions for supply chain.
  • Certified PMP Professional and CSM is a plus.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience as Project/Program Manager supporting business transformation and implementing enterprise MDM solutions
  • Experience consolidating and organizing master data customer data, product, asset data etc and Insights into a single view
  • Ability to manage, centralize, organize, categorize, localize, synchronize, and enrich master data
  • Experience working with a large global organization
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies, facilitating the ceremonies like backlog grooming, epic /User story, daily standups, estimation and velocity, resolving impediments, sprint retrospection, coaching team members and usage of JIRA, Confluence and metrics reporting.
  • Strong communicator with effective presentation skills delivering formal presentations & facilitate Demo to various levels of management articulating project/Sprint status, risk mitigations, benefits & financial realizations.
  • Self-motivated and independent critical thinker who can visualize and guide team during conflicting situations to stay focused on business goals & priorities
  • Effective conflict & impediments management in a fast-paced environment, take higher responsibilities working with cross functional team who are working on multiple priorities
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to influence stakeholders and team members with variety of personal styles to focus on right priorities under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit https://us.nttdata.com/en/about-us/content/diversity-and-inclusion. Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email EEOOfficer@nttdata.com for assistance.


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