Lehigh Hanson IT Project Manager - SAP in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 6534BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Information Technology

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

The IT Project Manager will be a key player in a multi-year business transformational project. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for utilizing project management methodology to drive successful implementation of an ERP solution that includes many supporting applications. The focus for the IT Project Manager will be work plan management, issues and task tracking, status reporting, representation of IT at the Program level, preparing steering committee level/stage gate presentations, assisting in budget and resource management and coordinating integration activities across the organization. The overall objective is to deliver on time, within budget and with quality. This is a global Project and expert communication skills are required.

This position will reside at the corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  • Responsible and accountable for the successful planning, budgeting, and delivery of for all assigned Projects.

  • Key responsibilities include financial/budget management, stakeholder management, resource management, risk management, portfolio management, and quality management.

  • Broad support of the Project PMO from an IT perspective.

  • Direct support of the OneIT Program owner and coordinator.

  • Ensure compliance to OneIT methodology for all projects, including producing steering committee deliverables, facilitating artifact/deliverable/milestone sign-off, adhering to project change control processes and satisfying internal audit compliance requirements.

  • Evaluation and Analysis of a project to identify the overall health and identify areas that require remediation, escalation or additional management focus. Examples are: business case, ROI, scope, resourcing, schedule, risks and costs (plan vs. actual)

Who we are looking for:

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in a related IT field and 5 or more years of relevant IT work experience that includes project management experience.

  • PMP and CSM or PMI-ACP certification preferred

  • Knowledge of prevalent IT project management methodologies, management practices, architectures, system development lifecycles and best practices.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with large/complex cross functional teams and projects to the successful achievement of stretch goals.

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships throughout the organization.

  • Knowledge of ERP systems and interfaces a plus

  • SAP Project /PMO experience a plus.

  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.

  • Solid administrative skills and proficient in MS Office toolset.

  • Demonstrated P&L responsibility.

  • Global/International experience a plus.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled