IT Project Manager - Integration at Garmin (Kansas City, MO)

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We are seeking a full-time IT Project Manager (Integration) for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. This PM will manage large projects including development and maintenance of project plans and reporting of project status, drive accountability from project team members and serves as a subject matter expert in project management process improvements.

The primary focus of this position on the Web Integration squad will be working alongside key IT associates and business owners to manage projects that require the integration of data from multiple applications into Garmin's global ERP system.

Essential Functions

  • Manages large projects with multiple, disparate stakeholders
  • Develops and maintains complex project plans which involve tasks of multiple participants and stakeholders
  • Provides project status and summary to wide audiences including senior management
  • Identifies interdependencies in programs and serves as the go to person for project management
  • Leads project management process improvement efforts
  • Participate in project definition activities including feature analysis and system tradeoffs
  • Provides reliable solutions to a wide range of difficult problems including evaluation of new technologies to improve existing functions
  • Serves as a mentor to less experienced Project Managers
  • Understands business impacts of issues and how they relate to IT owned solutions
  • Demonstrates broad understanding of Garmin's business model including Engineering, Operations, Finance, Sales & Marketing
  • Development and maintenance of the all project documentation
  • Motivates and drives accountability from all project team members, including the coordination of resources assigned to projects for which he/she is responsible without direct authority
  • Resolves conflicts with little assistance
  • Consistently looks at the opportunity in all change
  • Contributes to advanced technical research on new technologies and determining feasibility of team or functional goals/objectives
  • Attends and actively participates in department and facility meetings and classes.
  • Actively participates in and encourages others to utilize creative and innovative approaches to accomplish tasks.
  • Demonstrates commitment to quality through knowledge of its precepts, skillful workplace applications and continuous organizational improvement.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for ongoing personal development, professional growth and continuing education
  • Gives and receives feedback in a constructive manner
  • Exemplifies Garmin's Mission Statement, Vision, Values and Quality Policy and proactively works to improve Garmin's image and culture
  • Perform other duties as necessary
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business or another substantially similar field AND a minimum of 5 years work experience performing a substantially similar role OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Outstanding academics with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge
  • Demonstrates mastery of project management principles and adapts practices to meet rapidly changing business climates and needs
  • Demonstrated experience and a proven track record in successful implementation of technology solutions
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a large team or departmental setting
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and changing environment
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems
  • Excellent time management and follow-up skills
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with automated testing tools and testing procedures
  • Experience with and understanding of web-based concepts and processes
  • Experience with and understanding of eCommerce
  • Experience with and understanding of ERP concepts and processes
  • Experience with Oracle Application Modules (e.g. Financials, Purchasing, ASCP, BOM, INV, OM, CRM, etc.)
  • Familiarity with database systems and large scale application lifecycle management
  • Experience successfully coordinating large scale globally based projects to move, add, and/or change aforementioned underlying technologies.
Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status, age or disability.
More Information on Garmin
Garmin operates in the Consumer Web industry. The company is located in Olathe, KS, Chandler, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Brea, CA, Boulder, CO, Yarmouth, ME, Chanhassen, MN, Cary, NC and Salem, OR. Garmin was founded in 1989. It has 7213 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 242 open jobs at Garmin, click here.
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