Kellogg Lead IT Product Manager – Sales Technology in CHICAGO DOWNTOWN, Illinois

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.

We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Lead IT Product Manager, Sales Technology, in our Chicago, IL, Oak Brook, IL or Battle Creek, MI location.

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Partner with IT and the Business - This critical role will be the IT product owner for all solutions for our global Sales Force Automation platform. In this role, you will be working closely with global Leadership stakeholders across the organization in designing and delivering Sales Technology capabilities and driving deliverables, roadmap, strategy and TCO.

  • Deliver Sales Force Automation Projects - You’ll deliver on the Sales Force Automation technology platform strategy by providing leadership to our project teams in the successful delivery of sales capabilities across the global Kellogg regions. Managing the Sales Force Automation platform from an IT product perspective including vendor relationships, managing upgrades, support models, and ensuring that total cost of ownership is managed and optimized effectively as the platform evolves.

  • Advanced Selling Capabilities - Drive our 2018/2019 Advanced Selling Capabilities project developing Promotional Compliance Alerts, Store Value Generation, Smart Routing, and Smart Technologies

  • Vendor Management & Support - Owning and/or influencing relationships with key vendors, representing Kellogg on customer advisory boards and influencing vendor application roadmaps. Working with the Kellogg support organization in transitioning new products/services, defining SLAs, and in developing continuous improvement plans. Developing strong expertise in retail execution systems and solutions in and out of Kellogg.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Strong experience in managing and delivering Sales Technologies (StayInFront, Vistex, SAP TPM, or similar sales technology)

  • Experience managing a product line and clearly articulating TCO to leadership

  • Strong analytical, project management and team leadership skills

  • Strong background in systems/software development lifecycle

  • Ability to identify and effectively resolve issues

  • Excellent written and verbal communications

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent work experience.

  • Foundational knowledge of data classification and data privacy, regulatory bodies and compliance needs across the globe.

WHAT’S NEXT

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Lead IT Product Manager – Sales Technology

Location: USA-IL-Chicago Downtown

Other Locations: USA-IL-Oak Brook, USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: INF001237

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 16, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No