IT Manager II (Portfolio & Process Management)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:
The Manager II for Portfolio Operations in the Portfolio & Process Management (PPM) team will help support all operational and analytical efforts for IT which includes, establishing Associate Value Proposition (AVP) program, Headcount Budgeting, Recruiting & Onboarding, Space Management and Communication. This position will manage IT operational governance to enable operational efficiencies, transparency / containment, and policy compliance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Manage and improve IT operational processes, providing services for portfolios which enable consistent and effective execution of departmental goals.

• Manage to analysis, planning, metric or status reporting, and other assigned special projects as required.

• Identify and create operational process improvements to drive efficiencies and clarity in the organization.

• Drive the Associate Value Proposition (AVP) program, come up with processes and efforts to influence a positive change in the IT organization, while partnering cross-functionally to help with adoption.

• Partner with Finance and Contracts on funding for projects, resource payroll, headcount budget, contracts terms and other finance related operational tasks.

• Partner with HR on organizational needs for IT Associates including Leadership and drive open items to completion.

• Manage headcount budgeting, recruiting, onboarding, space management, performance management, and communication function for the IT organization.

• Guide resource in the team to support and maintain established processes.

• Streamline and establish process and procedures for operational, repeatable projects/process.

COMPETENCIES:
People

• Building Effective Teams

• Developing Talent

• Collaboration
Self

• Leading by Example

• Communicates Effectively

• Ensures Accountability and Execution

• Manages Conflict
Business

• Business Acumen

• Plans, Aligns and Prioritizes

• Organizational Agility
With specific role emphasis on:

• Drive for Results

• Conflict Management

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Influence

• Problem Solving

• Customer Focus

• Organizing

• Learning on Fly

• Approachability

• Integrity & Trust

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Business, Economics, Finance, or an equivalent year of experience

• At least 8 to 10 years' IT experience preferred within a Fortune 500 or Corporate environment

• Ability to connect the dots and understand the inner workings of the dependent processes

• Ability to build stable working relationships, strong communication skills both written and verbal

• Outstanding work ethic, displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently

• Must maintain confidentiality due to exposure to salary info, future jobs, and IT budget

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, highly organized and detail oriented, out of the box thinker

• Ability to interact at ease with upper management, confident and enthusiastic

• Ability to approach a situation with intellectual curiosity.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

• Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.

• Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.

• Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.

• Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

• Occasional driving and/or traveling overnight for business functions or site visits.

• Occasional travel to our NYC office.

• This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sr. Business Analyst

DISCLAIMER:
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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