Manager EPMO


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Position Profile

With the recent acquisition of Anixter Inc., WESCO is embarking upon an exciting multi-year Integration and Transformation. To deliver on synergy commitments the company will be undertaking and end to end Digital and IT transformation while also executing other strategic initiatives such as Pricing Optimization; Shared Services transition and Supply Chain Network Optimization

The newly created Strategy Realization Office (SRO) has enterprise oversight for Portfolio & Program Delivery; Organization Change Management & LEAN/Business Process Management functions. This role will report to the Director of SRO and lead initiatives related to Sales and Marketing function for the enterprise. This role will have full accountability in successfully delivering appropriate initiatives to meet or exceed synergy commitments. Your highly-energetic and action-oriented style will help as you facilitate and drive change in a fast-paced environment.

Your Leadership Partners

You will work with key stakeholders from the Commercial Business Units and Corporate functions. You will collaborate with the Integration Management Office (IMO) Leaders to ensure alignment to financial objectives. You will also collaborate with our Strategic Partners and System Integrators to ensure successful delivery outcomes

How You will be Successful

  • Leadership
    • Work with key Business and Technology stakeholders to drive the setup and execution of program roadmaps for key Strategic Programs
    • Collaborate across the enterprise to leverage relationships in managing risks
  • Strategy
    • Serve as an enabler for innovative solutions and foresee risks in delivery
    • Develop and enable process improvements champion standards and operational health for the Enterprise PMO projects & programs
  • Talent Development
    • Coach and mentor team and organization on EPMO value proposition

Your Experience and Education

  • Proven experience in directly managing large complex transformation programs related to both Business and Technology domains. Prior experience with Digital Transformation programs a huge plus
  • Prior experience in managing team members; coaching and mentoring project managers
  • Strong social confidence and tenacity; polished & persuasive communicator and presenter, specifically to C-Suite members
  • Strategic mindset to envision the future and translate into tangible plans
  • Background working in a PMO environment and a good understanding of Portfolio Management practices including working with a PPM tool.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify project risks by defining risk strategies and developing the risk management plan in order to reduce uncertainty throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or related field; MBA or advanced Business degree preferred
  • At least 15+ years of progressive and relevant leadership experience in developing high performing teams and delivering complex initiatives
  • PMP/Scrum certification preferred
  • Technical Skills
  • Experience with MS Project as the primary tool for day-to-day management including WBS, usage of predecessor relationships across tasks in well-formed plan, resourcing, and cost baseline variances.
  • Prior experience working with PPM tools is preferred

25% Travel expected

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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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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