Senior Manager

Fort MIll, SC 29715

Posted: 01/09/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 16949

Job Description

  • Manage IT Systems for the Transportation Portfolio inclusive of both Transportation Management System “ TMS” and Pool Shipper Application. Includes a focus on stability, support and system development lifecycle activities for capital projects within Transportation Portfolio.
  • Project Management: Manages scoping, budget, delivery and resources (both Ross and Contractors) for all IT delivery in both TMS and Pool Shipper.
  • Strategy: Manages application roadmap in coordination with Architectural Engineering to drive multi-year plans for maintaining and enhancing the applications. 
  • Best Practices: Owns partnership with business to drive best practices utilizing the system’ s core functionality and data for operational efficiencies and cost savings.

  • Responsible for managing Transportation IT delivery and support
  • Understands the fundamental business activities performed by Ross and the supporting Transportation team
    • Evaluates risks and recommends appropriate remediation solutions for identified vulnerabilities
  • Drives evaluation and implementation of applications and tools needed by team
  • Coordinates work efforts with other teams such as business portfolios, vulnerability team, infrastructure management, security operations, governance & risk; communicates project and operational metrics
  • Manages a staff of employees, contractors and vendors and prioritizes project and operational work efforts
  • Manages the recruitment, retention, and career development of team including managing, mentoring, and leading internal and external staff
  • Develops action plans, schedules, budgets, status reports and other management communications intended to improve the Transportation IT Delivery at Ross
  • Defines, develops and maintains strategic and tactical plans, negotiates projects, services and contracts with partners, service providers and consulting firms
    • Participates in strategic planning and annual budgeting process

  • Stays informed about the latest developments in supply chain and transportation, including new products and services, through on-line news services, technical magazines, professional association memberships, industry conferences, special training seminars, and other methods
  • Manage a multi-million-dollar budget (capital and expense)
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with vendors
  • Monitors current and proposed industry standards relative to the technologies associated with transportation to provide direction and recommendations on changes and the introduction of new processes or products.

  • At least 10 to 15 years’ experience supporting IT systems, processes or capabilities.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive IT experience with at least 7 years in Transportation (preferred) or Supply Chain and business operations support.
  • Minimum 5 years in supervisory position of Transportation (preferred) or Supply Chain application delivery and support.
  • A solid understanding of industry best practices for IT Delivery and business analysis; specific demonstrated experience mapping business processes and comparing those processes to industry best practices.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff remotely, across multiple time zones.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and handle critical situation, negotiating solutions and resolving conflicts.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute basic financial analysis, such as ROI.
  • Technically competent; able to supervise internal engineer, analysts, consultants and external vendor resources.
  • Undergraduate degree in information systems, computer science, or a related technical discipline.
  • Bachelor' s degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and Visio, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • Experience with data and leveraging reporting to drive results
  • Knowledge of servers, storage and network infrastructure.
  • Understanding of Transportation Management Technologies
  • Some travel may be required
  • Graduate degree

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Megha Ananthakrishna

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