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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Stanley Black & Decker Indianapolis, IN

Company
Stanley Black & Decker
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
41286BR
AJE Ref #
575969925
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Job Description
About the Company
Since 1843, we ve set the standard for excellence in everything we do. No company on earth has a stronger or more compelling history of delivering the hardworking, innovative, powerful tools that help professionals around the world build, repair, and protect the world s most valuable things. We are the leader in tools and security. We are Stanley Tools. We are DEWALT. We are Mac Tools. We are Porter-Cable. And we are much more. We are the doors that protect you at airports. We are the lock and deadbolt on your front door. We are the hydraulic breakers that rescue trapped earthquake survivors. We are the people on the phone in an emergency. No matter where you live, what car you drive, what stores you shop at, or what building you work in, you can bet that we had a hand in making it work. And you can guarantee that we ll keep making it work.

Position Summary
Drives all aspects of IT Project, Program, and Portfolio activity, including collaborating and coordinating across all IT and business segments. Defines project value proposition, scope, work plan, resource needs, timeline and budget for IT projects. Manages resources (i.e., capital requirements and human capital, etc.) to complete project/program on time and within budget. Keeps team and leadership updated on project status and risk factors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Provides technical and process guidance to project team.

Principal Accountabilities

* Drives the development and execution of project plan by working with project team to define, sequence, and estimate duration of activities and determine schedules to meet project objectives.

* Ensures consistency and adherence to standards, processes, and policies for all projects.

* Manages all aspects of the project execution including: chartering, scope definition, requirements gathering, project planning, change control, risk management and reporting.

* Facilitates and manages resource planning, cost estimation, budget development, and cost control.

* Manages the identification, resolution and escalation of project risks and issues.

* Tracks project budget and resource utilization against plan.

* Plans and executes project communications ensuring timely and accurate distribution of information,

* documentation, and issue resolution to all appropriate team members.

* May be responsible for multiple Project Managers dedicated to a common project or fewer large/highly complex Projects/Deliverables.

Required Skills & Experience
Knowledge:

* Serves as a technical authority within the organization and with customers.

* Manages projects or customer relationships of critical importance.

* May be industry-wide authority.

* Develops advanced/leading-edge technologies and/or concepts.

* Creatively and strategically supports key business objectives.

* Develops innovative solutions, systems and products to support company objectives.

* Builds external alliances with customers and industry experts to gain and share information and industry trends.

* PMP certification

* Able to effectively utilize MS Office, MS Project productivity tools

* Multi-region / global project implementation experience of financial planning and reporting applications as a Project Manager is desired

* Expert facilitation and verbal/written communication skills.

* Proactively manages changes in project scope, contingency planning and risk mitigation gets the job done

Problem Solving:

* Solves problems without precedent.

* Applies thought leadership.

* Shapes long-term strategic direction and reputation of the company.

* Develops integrated business solutions across business units.

* Uncovers strategic issues from a scientific/technical perspective.

* Creates products and/or solutions that enhance the company s ability to deliver services to clients.

* Ensures products and services are aligned with current and future needs and expectations.

Guidance:

* Guided by brand and functional strategy.

* Models organizational and industry standards for innovation.

* Directs projects of critical importance to the company.

* Breaks new ground; changes and shapes the industry.

* Analyzes long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies.

Relationships:

* Contributes to the company s business and functional strategy.

* Impacts company results, image or operational effectiveness.

* Provides influence and authoritative advice at the most senior levels.

* Reaches out to support and collaborate with other business functions.

* Provides consultation, influence decisions, and identify and resolve critical issues.

* Represents area of professional and/or technical expertise for the company externally.

Experience:

* 10+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Additional Skills:

* Expert understanding of IT Project Management principles and techniques.

* Extensive experience in managing change and engaging global team members in both IT and the business.

* Advanced ability to provide direction and leadership to others and provide strategic influence.

* Expert facilitation and communication skills.

* Manages all aspects of the project execution including: chartering, scope definition, requirements gathering, project planning, change control, risk management and reporting.

* Facilitates and manages resource planning, cost estimation, budget development, and cost control.

* Tracks project budget and resource utilization against plan.

* Provides consultation, influences decisions, identifies and resolves critical issues

* Proactively manages changes in project scope, contingency planning and risk mitigation gets the job done

* Administer project budgets and fiscal controls, contracts, and quality control provisions, and continuously seek out opportunities to reduce operational costs

Education

* Undergraduate degree in Computer Sciences or a related field and 10+ years relevant experience , or

* Graduate degree and 8-10 years of relevant experience.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO Statement All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.