Realization Management Lead

Department:  Finance
Date:  Oct 16, 2021

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

Overview:

The Realization Management Lead works closely with the Director of Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement for overall strategic and operational management of governance and continuous improvement initiatives related to the SAP S/4 landscape. The Lead works closely with their direct and indirect reports to define and manage strategic, operational, and tactical execution in the areas of project delivery.

The Realization Management Lead is expected to operate with intentional focus to drive actions that result in integration across processes, systems, functions, regions, and projects to ensure delivery of new and improved capabilities demonstrating value to FMC while mitigating disruption of business activities through effective risk management

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Project Management and Project Delivery Workstreams (Data Migration, Test & Defect Management, Deployment, Business Readiness) in the Realization Management Team
  • Drive the development of strategic, operational, and tactical management and execution of portfolio management for SAP S/4 projects and subsequent project execution, including the annual budget processes for project assessments
  • Accountable for cross-functional coordination outside of EGCI, particularly with the functional COE Directors on the Governance Council, Corporate IT, and within EGCI to assess and manage the integration aspects of projects from business case development, value case assessment through activation, execution and delivery
  • Accountable for governance and accuracy of status and metrics as relates to projects delivered by the Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement organization
  • Accountable for the overall management and execution of project stage gate processes, including definition and governance of entrance and exit criteria
  • Responsible for overall risk management with the Director of EGCI for all projects executed to maximize successful delivery of projects while minimizing disruption to business activities
  • Responsible for leadership and development of the Realization Management organization
  • Accountable for delivery with adherence to global design of process and solution
  • Adherence to FMC project governance and audit controls

 

Qualifications:

  • Functional / Technical Skills:
    • Strong understanding of Portfolio Management concepts and governance, including business case development, value case assessment, risk management, data migration, testing and defect management, deployment and hypercare, business readiness and change management
    • Experience with risk and metric based management of project delivery
    • S/4 HANA and change management experience a plus
  • Soft Skills:
    • Ability to communicate complex topics to diverse audiences
    • Ability to influence sound decision making
    • Can drive change and tactfully resolve situations of conflict
    • Ability to adjust and lead others through rapidly changing environments and priorities
    • Operate with speed and intensity; accelerate the pace of delivery

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Full vaccination means that two weeks have passed since the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). All applicants will be required to show proof of their vaccination status upon receipt of an offer of employment.  Exemptions will be granted only to those applicants who are unable to take the vaccine due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief.   FMC will work with those who apply for and are granted exemptions in an effort to identify reasonable accommodations which will permit those individuals to fulfill the responsibilities of their positions.

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.


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