Program Manager - Product Pricing and Packaging

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • S&P Global
  • 21 Oct 18

Program Manager - Product Pricing and Packaging

JobDescription :
The Role: Program Manager - Product Pricing and Packaging
Grade: 12A
The Location: London, United Kingdom

The Impact: S&P Global's product management team provides employees with an opportunity to create profitable growth and deliver strategic value and drive performance. This role provides overall project management for the company's product pricing and packaging, leading transformative projects, processes, communications and events that drive product portfolio simplification, improve customer centricity and promote pricing consistency.

What's in it for you:
As Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to interact with and work alongside driven executives and department leaders. You will work closely and gain exposure to the workflows and day-to-day activities of employees across S&P Global. Our pricing and packaging programs support our rapidly-growing business, and thus allows for many opportunities to become involved in various S&P Global events, activities, and initiatives. You will:
• Have the opportunity to further develop your project management skills within a dynamic, global organization.
• Have ample opportunity to work with senior leaders in a fast-moving company.
• Build on your experience with keeping multiple projects moving while managing stakeholder expectations and communications plans.

• Manage complex projects that cross multiple areas of a business, with minimal guidance
• Help define project scope, goals and deliverables
• Define tasks and required resources
• Manage project team and key project stakeholders
• Plan and monitor internal projects from initiation through completion.
o Create schedule, manage project timeline and proactively utilize both quality control and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met
o Develop and execute communication, engagement and awareness campaigns related to projects/programs
o Monitor and report on project progress; identify and mitigate risk to ensure all remain on track
• Aid in development and maintenance of key project performance indicators; Present/Share reports on progress as well as risks/problems and solutions; Evaluate and assess results
• Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.

What we're looking for:
Basic Qualifications:
• 3-5 years of experience and proven success in project/program management within a corporate environment with proven success leading projects or programs
• Bachelor's degree
• Collaborative work style with ability to adapt to change, solicit input, influence, and support decision-making
• Ability to have multiple projects and tasks in flight at once, in various stages
• Strong service orientation and high standards of excellence and business enablement
• Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback; employs frequent and effective follow-up
• Strong facilitation, written, and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities; ability to have multiple projects in flight at once, in various stages
• Ability to drive large scale initiatives having many stakeholders and partners with little direction or guidance
• Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally

Preferred Qualifications:
The following would be considered assets to the role:
• Experience working cross-culturally with varied colleagues in a global environment
• Experience working with senior partners to develop strategy
• Excellent problem solving skills and a solid track record developing and using metrics
• Demonstrated experience in supporting culture change and business transformation
• Communications/marketing/public relations experience
• PMP certification