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Project Manager Information Technology

Acushnet Company

Acushnet Company

Last Updated: 31/8/22

Job Description

Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of performance-driven golf products. Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.

We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission – to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete!

Summary: The IT Project Manager furthers continuous improvement and accomplishes business objectives by evaluating, planning, and managing project activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads efforts related to planning, execution, and delivery of projects - on time, in budget, and within scope according to business priorities.
  • Manage internal and external (vendor) resources in a matrixed or direct mode within a distributed environment. Negotiate with vendors and approve vendor deliverables.
  • Track and manage requirements during the project lifecycle; incorporate changes to requirements through an established change management process.
  • Coordinate all aspects of medium size projects involving cross-functional and IT disciplines, coordinate projects with other on-going efforts.
  • Identify and anticipate risks and issues; facilitate resolution, mitigation, and appropriate escalation.
  • Partner with business and IT to manage scope for releases associated with projects.

Requirements:

  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience PMP Certification a plus.
  • 7+ years total work experience with 3+ years project management experience.
  • Experience partnering with business leads to harmonize business processes.
  • Experience creating project plans and implementing solutions to meet objectives.
  • Experience integrating multiple factories and material suppliers to enable efficient flow of product data that results in annual savings.
  • Experience partnering with vendors to define, develop and implement industry solutions.
  • Thorough knowledge of program structuring and work planning (using tools such as MS Project).
  • The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage the scope change process and issue identification/resolution with all stakeholders.
  • Domestic Travel - Yes International Travel – Yes
  • Positive attitude and ability to build strong relationships within the company and with external partners.
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels.
  • Fosters and builds a collaborative working relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to challenge the various stakeholders involved in a project - meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments.
  • Experience with IT financial management and organizational change management.
  • Experience with project management, IT governance formulation, and team management.
  • Strong knowledge of IT risk management, IT standards and policies formulation.
  • Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
  • Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action.
  • Takes on new responsibilities when needed.
  • Results Focus - can be counted on to meet or exceed goals; pushes self and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles.



Company Details

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
About Acushnet Company Acushnet Company was founded in 1910 as a partnership named Peabody, Young & Weeks, but quickly changed its name to the Acushnet Process Company after the town of Acushnet, MA and the process of designating the Guayule shrub’s sap to make rubber. The company was originally in the business of processing rubber for sale to various businesses, including the ti...