Job Description :
Role: Program Manager - Supply Chain, Kinaxis
Location: Atlanta, GA/ Charlotte, NC/ Chicago, IL/ Cleveland, OH/ Dallas, TX/ Denver, CO/ Indianapolis, IN/ Minneapolis, MN/ New York, NY/ Pittsburgh, PA or Remote 
Job Type: Fulltime
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Description:
Have you thought about becoming part of Cognizant’s Supply Chain team? We are currently seeking a highly skilled Program Manager with Kinaxis expertise to join our North American Supply Chain practice. We are seeking out the best problem-solvers, idea-makers, and high-energy Supply Chain professionals for our fast-growing practice area. We need people with good instincts and a positive outlook that can overcome any obstacle!

Responsibilities:
Provide project leadership and direction on one or more projects while maintaining a high quality level of service.
Ensure quality on all work.
Lead delivery dates, resourcing and schedules
Facilitate project execution by providing support in project-level issue resolution and management of scope
Help deliver projects in an onshore/offshore consultants
Position industry insights as they pertain to client needs & requirements
Deeply understand their client’s business challenges, and provide thought leadership in addressing these issues
Conduct Requirements Gathering workshops with SMEs
Develop functional & user acceptance test plans, scenarios and scripts for new code/systems deployment
Run application implementations
Work with business intelligence applications
Craft and develop reports in reporting tools
Provided training and support documentation

Qualifications:

Basic Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess a consistent track record in delivering supply chain projects
Basic Kinaxis rapid response product knowledge
Kinaxis implementation knowledge (Great differentiator but not a must)
Experience with large programs
Experience with COTS package implementation with SCM experience
Good communication skills
Strong analytical skills and problem solving
Minimum 12 years’ experience in delivering supply chain transformation programs
Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences
Minimum Bachelor’s level Degree required

Preferred Requirements:
Experience building deep client relationships and identifying client''s priority needs for service and support
Knowledge of process flows, systems and procedures which aids analysis and recommendations for solution offerings to exploit new business opportunities
Ability to handle multiple partners and work with multi-functional and client facing teams
A positive, results oriented style, evidenced by listening, motivating, delegating, influencing, and supervising the work being done to develop the next generations of leaders
Experience working in an on/off-shore model
A very high level of energy, sense of urgency, creativity, and decisiveness coupled with the ability/willingness to work hard and well under pressure
An engaging and open interpersonal style complemented by the analytical pragmatism vital to quickly dissect highly sophisticated issues
Ability to establish immediate credibility among peers; a professional who is respected for intelligence and technical expertise
Master''s Degree in Business/Management or equivalent highly preferred


Puru
IT-Alliances Inc
732 666 OOI8
Purushottam.b AT it-alliances DOT com
             

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