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Sr. Lean Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04960
Location: Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2018 to 01/01/2019
Job description:

Sr. Lean Project Manager will establish and lead Lean and Six Sigma projects within the content area. Position to include but not limited to leading and training in the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, as well as the facilitation of Kaizen events, including the monitoring and auditing of such events at the plant level. Will drive the Continuous Improvement strategy.

Sr. Lean project manager will coordinate operational process improvement and bring business outcomes while managing up to two cross-functional process improvement projects concurrently, within the same program or independently, and will have practical knowledge of Agile, Lean and/or PMP/CSM certification. The Project Manager will communicate with stakeholders at all levels and collaborates with other professionals within Lead Execution Agile Delivery team (LEAD).

Sr. Lean Project Manager's responsibilities include:
• Help Establish Lean & Six Sigma practice within content
• Leverage project management methodologies to consistently execute project delivery across the program or the project
• Lead cross-functional / business side projects with or without technology component looking to reduce the process cycle time to the number specified by the team as part of their analysis
• Collaborate with key internal/external stakeholders across the business to establish and track key milestones, while escalating issues/risks as necessary
• Motivate and empower the project team
• Coordinate meeting logistics including preparing agendas, scheduling meetings, capturing action items and meeting minutes, as well as escalating risks and issues
• Communicate regularly with key stakeholders ensuring they are aligned and understand their responsibilities, in addition to obtain necessary sign-offs where coordination of dependencies exist between functional groups
• Produce reporting to ensure projects progress against key criteria.
• Leverage project management tools, processes, and best practices
• Serve as a Project Manager for Process Reengineering project
• Must be able to manage 2 projects simultaneously
• Must be able to facilitate outcomes by understanding the workflows, interacting with stakeholders, work with data analysts (understand the data flows)
• Contribute to creating consistent and repeatable lean practices as part of the Lean-Agile coaching team
• Create and deliver internal training


Requirements:
• Ability to coach and mentor
• Ability to build strong relationships with leadership
• 7-10 years of professional experience including proven record in process optimization and operations
• Lean Six Sigma certification is required
• Agile certification is a plus
• Facilitation skills
• Strong analytical and presentation skills
• 5+ years of experience as a Lean Project Manager or Lean and Six Sigma professional.
• An understanding of Agile both inside and outside of technology
• Knowledge of the data content industry a plus