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Transportation Management System Program Manager

Program Management
WD30097160191 Requisition #
What you will do
This person will lead all aspects of design & deployment of the Transportation Management System (TMS) implementation and the Transportation CoE for Building Technology & Solutions. Requires strong knowledge of project/program management techniques as well as extensive background in TMS functionality, implementation, configuration and operations. Excellent analytical skills with an ability to apply a balanced understanding of all business elements. Excellent communication skills and leadership skills with cross functional communication skills. Experience developing and driving project prioritization based on a range of parameters. Requires intimate knowledge of business plans, strategies, and technology skills.

How you Will Do it
  • Oversee and execute all aspects of the program implementation from design and development through to deployment and operationalization in order to achieve key performance metric and savings targets.
  • Develop and maintain prioritization and phasing, in coordination with Product Business Unit (PBU) leaders and Logistics & Distribution (L&D) leaders, for the global Transportation Management System (TMS) roll out across manufacturing and distribution sites in multiple Product Business Units (PBU’s).
  • Serves as conduit between business and IT organization for development of functional specifications / solution through the TMS platform
  • Works closely with the PBU leaders, L&D leaders and other functional management team to align with overall roadmap, develop detailed plan and execute to the planned program gate milestones.
  • Establishes and maintains an effective system of communication and governance throughout the Program Management cycle with the key stakeholders, sponsors and proactively communicates on any variances.
  • Ensure projects are adequately planned to achieve target ROI, project objectives, metrics and deliverables.
  • Coordinate input for monthly executive project reviews, interface with regional stakeholders, and coordinate all aspects of Planning, Scheduling, Organizing, Directing and Controlling of the project for the region.
  • Contribute to the creation of the company wide Transportation CoE to enable optimization and mid/long term transportation capacity planning across multiple Product Business Units (PBU’s).
  • Define and implement new set of KPIs and metrics for the Transportation CoE and individual sites to measure compliance and carrier performance.
  • Works closely with the Transportation CoE to enable enhanced functionality to deliver transportation synergies and savings.
  • Develop value-added approaches to Transportation Management System (TMS) project challenges by employing analysis, innovation and experience.
  • Define and implement process improvements to improve program/project execution and overall quality/customer satisfaction.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Plans and schedules project deliverables, goals, and milestones including directing and overseeing any regional project resources and managing conflicts within group and across functions.
  • Lead, coach and develop regional project resources.
What we look for

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA/related Graduate degree preferred) in an appropriate field of study with 7-10 years related experience in project and program management is required.
  • 4-6 years’ experience deploying and operating Transportation Management Systems (TMS) with strong preference towards Oracle Transportation Management platform (OTM) and integrating multiple platforms to enable end-to-end visibility.
  • Demonstrated experience with gap analysis and managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.
Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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