Flowserve Corporation Strategic Initiatives Manager in Budapest, Hungary
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
The Strategic Initiatives Leader, in collaboration with cross functional teams, including but not limited to Marketing & Technology, Engineering, Operations, Finance, develops plans and manages the execution of project initiatives for the FPD Supply Chain organization. This role is responsible for the tactical execution Supply Chain activities for major initiatives including Design to Value projects, New Product Introduction, efficiency improvement initiatives, transfer of work, working with key stakeholders across the business with the goal of growing business efficiencies.
Oversees all aspects of the Initiative throughout the lifecycle working in partnership with department leadership, Operations team, Project Management Office and IT organizations as needed.
Establishes project charter, works with steering committees and manages budget
Creates tactical plans to execute strategy with clear lines of accountability
Ensures that initiatives deploy adequate quality assurance
Project deliverables and outcomes are implemented on time, on budget, and within scope to meet the expectations of the client i.e. the Project Sponsor and Owner
Develops communications as required to ensure organization has a clear understanding of the group’s business objectives, strategies, plans and accomplishment.
Coordinates communication forums as well as supporting documentation to provide transparency on objectives, progress against these objectives, recognizing team members accomplishments and milestones.
Leverages a change framework to ensure more effective change and transition for the projects and change efforts
Build relationships with other functional change champions
Understanding and utilizing the right communication media and content for efficiency and ease of adopting change
Partners with Change Advisory network to increase collaboration and two-way communication
Provide leaders with valuable insights into functional change implications and considerations when planning for changes.
Customer/Provider Relationship Management – Build rapport with internal and external partners, including other departments. External partners may include service providers, vendors, external technology partners.
Assess and evaluate vendor options and performance levels of existing vendors
Develops and documents business processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Manages multiple initiatives with multiple deliverables simultaneously
Adapts to changing business priorities and environments
Problem solver and continuous improvement mindset
Ability to apply critical thinking to problems to understand root cause and develop solutions
A deep understanding of project management terminology, concepts, processes and tools
Skilled with change management process, tools, and techniques
Strategically aligns process and resources to future goals and objectives
Continuously strives to provide superior products and customer service
Proven leadership skills in a technical and service environment
Demonstrates self-awareness and embraces feedback
Demonstrated high level of professionalism and positive attitude
Exhibit exemplary ethics and be capable of maintaining a positive morale environment
Displays sense of urgency for continuous improvement
Able to effectively manage off-site reporting relationships
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred, not mandatory
Category Management/Supply Chain Experience at Regional/Global Level of 8 to 10 years
5+ Years experience managing programs or companywide strategic projects
Experience in Technical aspects of Foundry Castings , OSM , Forgings and Fabrications, motors, preferred
Ability to work in a Matrix and Network Organizational Model
Certification in Project Management preferred
Experience with Lean Six Sigma or Safe-Agile Project management methodology
Strong interpersonal skills-ability to influence, work effectively and collaborate across the organization
Practice rather than preach mentality
Think Global and Act Local mentality
Position can be based at any FLS location in Eastern Europe.
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