Facilitates the coordination, execution, and implementation of broad projects and changes within the Brand & Creative Services department; monitors project plans and execution progress to resolve any variances and provides accurate communication to stakeholders; identifies required modifications to the project plan based on changed priorities, policy changes, and/or resource constraints in order to ensure plans continue to align to current business objectives.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Serves as liaison and point of contact within the division, participating in key management activities and committees; maintains appropriate communications within area of responsibility during the execution of key initiatives, advising executive management accordingly; plans for the effective development and implementation of long term projects; prioritizes, forecasts, schedules, and coordinates resources within assigned projects; develops analytical models that pertain to the overall operation of the business unit and completes reports summarizing activities and trends
Coordinates a variety of ad hoc research activities; interpreting the data acquired and making recommendations to improve business decisions; maintains appropriate liaison role with functional contributors to provide communication required to assure realization of their commitments and to be able to provide timely communication with management regarding problems and status
Works with the management team to develop the organization's budget and related activities; provides and gathers relevant information for each department's budget; assists with the preparation of financial forecasts and cost proposals; monitors the use of budgeted resources, reviews departmental expenses vs. budget, and prepares reports for management that explain variances and use
Creates specific reporting tools and methods to capture and track all critical success factors/business goals on all projects; maintains all related documents throughout the life of the project and communicates to the business unit and other affected departments before project implementation; conducts ad hoc research and analysis; measures and analyzes results of programs for continuous improvement; provides advice and support to departments in the implementation of key processes and initiatives
Professional - Education & Experience
Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or a related field, four years job related experience in a complex business, environment involving multiple business issues, four years job related experience in a complex business environment involving multiple business issues, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Job Knowledge & Skills
Acting with Integrity, Communicating Effectively, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations