Project Manager III in Erlanger, KY

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Archer Daniels Midland Company   •  

Erlanger, KY 41018

Industry: Food & Beverages


8 - 10 years

Posted 66 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Summary:

You will manage and lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives which may be large-scale, high impact projects with moderate to high risk and complexity. Accept responsibility for leading all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. Be dedicated in problem solving and have the ability to propose workable solutions. The Project Manager III assignments are dynamic and require a broad range of experience/knowledge in multiple types of project development styles (SDLC) including Waterfall and Agile. Proficiency in all stages of project development including budget management, scope development and management, IT development, and test management.

Job Requirements:

  • Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external partners
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts
  • Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and partner value
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
  • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Assess and resolve project risks as they are encountered
  • Ensure projects adhere to methodology and compliance standards set by the company
  • Continually update relevant business partners of project status, and publish project status reports
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key partners on different aspects of assigned initiatives
  • Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
  • Define and track project achievements while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
  • Ensure all projects meet success parameters and return on investment targets stated in the business case
  • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
  • Support, share findings, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects


  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, including the ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectively

Job Description (Continued)

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations, and solid ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key partners
  • Focused and versatile teammate who thrives in a dynamic situation, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and positive relationships with others
  • Ability to establish a wide and effective peer network across the organization
  • IT experience preferred (not required)


  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Deep understanding and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
  • Experienced in working with partner to lead their expectations and engaging them to address project issues

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of project management experience
  • PMP/PMI Certification a plus

Valid Through: 2019-9-13