Senior Manager, IS Applications (IS Centers of Excellence)
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for leading a team in the completion of projects and or support activities. This role will plan, coordinate, direct, and design project related team activities and/or provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of an IS group. This position is the IS contact for the functional managers of the areas they support. In addition, the position interfaces directly with decision makers in the business to identify, recommend, develop, plan, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions in their respective areas of responsibility. Other responsibilities include: manage cross functional projects and teams; manage personnel administrationof team members assigned to their functional area, i.e. administering or having significant input into Teams reviews; manage indirect resources assigned to project tasks including consulting resources; serve as a central point of contact for the functional managers involved in related business processes; work with end users and business unit managers to support applications and/or projects. Other duties include: lead the planning, design, development, and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems; completion of documentation as directed by the Tyson System Development Lifecycle; provide management with accurate and timely project/team status reports; manage projects/team quality, timelines, scope, resources, and budgets; manage internal customer relations and expectations; lead team in conducting feasibility studies to help support buy verses build decisions; designing and/or providing input into the training plans for team members.REQUIREMENTSEducation: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technical area. Equivalent work experience may be acceptable.Experience: 7+ years' of experience in Information Systems or related area with proven leadership and project management experience role.Computer Skills: Advanced computer skills; extensive knowledge of relevant multi-user computer systems, applications, and/or equipment; knowledge of current technology developments and trends; demonstrated experience with Project Tracking tools, i.e., Microsoft Project; experience with Data Governance type projects (Data warehouse integration, MDM, Data quality initiatives) a plus; technical background ETL tools, Data Analysis, Front end Reporting Tools, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Data Mining, Power Point, Word, and Excel.Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong customer facing skills; strong negotiation andconflict resolution skills.Special Skills: Experience with the following: large or multiple projects and/or team management; providing constructive feedback to other team members; extensive understanding of business process design and experience with a System Development Lifecycle Methodology; designing or implementing complex solutions; communicating technical solutions to the business; analyzing and interpreting information systems proposals, and evaluating and developingalternative implementation plans; working productively on a cross functional team; extensive problem solving skills; leading cross functional business meetings strong knowledge of project planning tools and concepts; ability to work with amatrix organizational structure to accomplish stated goals; organizational and planning skills.Travel: Some travel may be required. Amount of travel will be determined by individual project requirements.To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.Apply for this job.