Implementation Manager – EES, NSS, UPS

Glenview, IL 60026

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Implementation Manager – EES, NSS, UPS

Position Description

Here is an exciting career opportunity to join Anixter’s Global Supply Chain Solutions Team as a Project/Program Implementation Manager. The primary responsibility is to successfully lead and coordinate complex project/program implementations and ensure all contractual obligations and timelines are met. The Implementation Manager coordinates and prioritizes project tasks, leads functional teams, manages timelines, maintains project plans and communicates status to Engagement Managers, Senior Management and Clients as needed. Additionally, the IM will often work with clients and project leads and travel on-site as needed. The IM will be responsible for managing multiple projects at one time and participating in internal projects as needed.

The successful candidate should possess the following background, skills, and competencies:

  • Excellent communication and customer (internal and external) management skills
  • Ensure customer (internal and external) satisfaction through constant communication and follow-up.
  • Assist as needed in the development of Scope of Work documents during developmental stages of project/program opportunities which may include draft implementation plans.
  • Determine implementation requirements and formalize written plans based upon contractual agreements and SOW
  • Manage functional group teams based upon defined project implementation plan
  • Strong leader in a balanced matrix organization
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects/tasks.
  • Ability to assert control with large groups of individual contributors and functional teams and quickly coordinate groups into a team environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with all levels of the organization (sales, operations, IT, marketing, product management, purchasing, senior management and customer).
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks that could impact budget, cost, schedule or business operations.
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Travel is required


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PMP Certification (or applicable history, equivalent)
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience managing project implementations (EES, NSS, UPS business)
  • Background in electrical “bulks”, electrical wire & Cable, OEM type products, T&D, MRO, AV Enterprise products
  • Microsoft Suite (MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio)
  • Strong communication, negotiation, presentation and computer skills required
  • Self-starter, initiator, strong organizational, presentation, interpersonal and consultative skills

Company Information

Anixter International is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical& Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, protect, and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.

Anixter offers a competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement program. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, and a 401(K) with employer match.

Work Environment

Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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