Marketing Project Manager

Location
Bloomington, MN
Posted
Sep 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
JR2259
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

What we’re looking for:

Be a part of the residential and landscape contractor division within Toro that’s revolutionizing the future of property care. We’re looking for someone who shares in our purpose of helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the lands for the future – someone who wakes up eager to tackle the day and help us to get ahead of what’s to come.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the RLC project manager team and manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business/segments as well as dealer and retail channels

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously

  • Oversee progress of project deliverables, to include the hand-off, across all platforms – digital and traditional (e.g. website, print, advertising, event marketing, direct mail, POS kits, etc.)

  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders

  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services

  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project

  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors and key stakeholders

  • Ensure successful completion of projects, on time, within budget and with the desired outcomes aligned to objectives

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

  • Understand inter-dependencies between technology, operations and business needs

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations

  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close

  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results

  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs

  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective

  • Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM) or Professional Project Manager (PMP) certification a plus

  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment

  • Travel as required – Approximately 5%

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

  • 7+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects and working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and/or Senior Leadership

  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment

  • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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