Sr. Solutions Manager, Supply Chain Sourcing Engagement (US Remote Eligible) at General Mills

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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The Engage organization within Digital & Technology partners with business teams across our segments and functions to develop and manage the portfolio of D&T solutions that enable our business and help transform for growth.

With a seat at the table of this business function, ensuring that the D&T team can participate in the full lifecycle of business advancement from strategy through capability build out, execution and ultimately benefit realization. The D&T Engage team is in place to provide clear focus that ensures business partnership to define business needs, business cases, and investment roadmaps to deliver value. As a team we aspire to be great partners for the segments, functions and across D&T, providing clear guidance and collaboration for the benefit of our business.

The Engage team is an advocate for our segment and functional business partners, serving as a point of focus and consistent contact throughout delivery of D&T projects and services. The Engage team partners to shape demand, creating and managing a roadmap balanced with business needs, D&T goals, resourcing, and funding. With our partners we will explore to infuse innovation and technology into our business, consulting to establish solutions and service levels that balance costs, benefits, and risks. Driving Value is always a primary focus of our team!

The Senior Solutions Manager for Supply Chain Sourcing Engagement will partner with the Supply Chain Sourcing organization to translate commercial priorities into solutions and manage the portfolio of in-flight projects across D&T delivery teams. The Engage team leads tech strategy in service to business strategy, orchestrating solutioning from D&T via PROJECTS or PODS in Millsworks as well as ongoing RUN services. We lead overall D&T governance for this business function (plan and budget prioritization, approvals and changes), pro-actively monitors benefit realization and recommends actions to improve business outcomes using D&T solutions and/or capabilities. This role is responsible to develop and deliver the Supply Chain Sourcing capabilities roadmap, guide technology and data investments and build strategic partnerships to enabling value delivery for Sourcing.

The ideal candidate should have strong business acumen, exposure to the commercial business, strong understanding and ability to navigate D&T and SOURCING, excellent communication and influencing skills, demonstrated leadership, and the ability to effectively collaborate across D&T and cross-functional teams and with senior leaders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Critical strategic partner to Supply Chain Sourcing
  • Manage and prioritize across a complex portfolio of projects and services
  • Leadership and mentorship of broader cross-functional project or Millworks teams
  • Roadmap and business case development
  • Use external perspective and internal relationships to improve how we work and what we deliver
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and communication

Key Deliverables include:
  • Understanding Sourcing Priorities and creating roadmap for solutions delivery for Supply Chain Sourcing
  • Value creation pipeline and prioritization
  • Team leadership and development

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Project or Solutions Management
  • Leading cross-functional teams
  • Identifying business needs and successfully implementing solutions
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and collaborating skills
  • Learning agility
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively orchestrate mobilization of initiatives in a multi-matrix environment (business is a matrix and D&T is a matrix)

Function Priority Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain and Financial Systems
  • Experience with procure to pay solutions, commodity management, supplier risk management, and related solutions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Software development or database development
  • Direct people management experience

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION
  • Relocation support will not be offered to applicants within the United States.
  • International relocation or international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will not be considered.
  • The location for this role is Minneapolis, MN - however remote worker status within the US will be considered for this role.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.
More Information on General Mills
General Mills operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN. General Mills was founded in 1928. It has 21000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 41 open jobs at General Mills, click here.
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