WW APOS Project Manager

Lenovo

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Position summary

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Description and Requirements

We are seeking a Project Manager, to partner with the APOS Leadership and assist in defining, launching, and executing on our key strategic programs for the Global APOS (Renewals) business. This individual will collaborate effectively with internal end-users and cross-functional teams to launch new programs and deliver successfully against high standards. This is a hands-on position - the ideal candidate must be willing to "roll up their sleeves".

The ideal candidate earns trust through performance and relationship building, thinks strategically and analytically about business challenges, has extensive experience in project management and has an analytic background to assist the APOS Sales teams in meeting its business objectives. The candidate will be a self-starter with a bias towards independent problem solving, have an intrinsic drive for leading projects with discipline and insight, a passion for identifying and increasing process efficiency and proactively addressing business needs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced and innovative environment, will be able to manage through ambiguity and complexity, and constantly seek ways to invent and simplify business processes. Organization, strong judgment, and the ability to activate plans are all essential to success in this role.

In this role you will work with stakeholders supporting the extended APOS Services organization, such as Sales, Service Operations, Business Development, Marketing, Business Transformation, IT, and the Partner team. The individual must have the ability to communicate effectively across multiple technical and non-technical business units, as well as across other geographies. Current and ongoing work spans the following areas: Sales motion and operations process optimization, Channel programs and integration / adoption, tools and infrastructure, vendor management, One Lenovo integration for APOS Services and Solutions.

Position Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in managing projects around end-to-end business enablement; tools and infrastructure, data analysis, process optimization, sales strategy, and vendor management•

  • Experience interpreting global initiatives, translating for local market, and activating the rollout. Ability to quickly identify obstacles and make recommendations on how to overcome.

  • Ability to establish and manage multiple workstreams, varying timelines, and a variety of inputs from stakeholders

  • Ability to translate ideas into actionable deliverables, messages, and presentations.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to articulate details of programs, process, and plans to various audiences.

  • Business Analysis experience with developing and vetting business requirements, representing business functions within projects as a business subject matter expert, and engaging in UAT testing using gained business subject matter expertise

  • Demonstrated ability to define, refine and implement sales processes, procedures, and policies.

  • Ability to build and diligently manage projects within project management software (Smartsheet preferred), to manage milestones and activities at team level and manage up executive status messaging.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong business acumen to lead complex projects across a broad stakeholder group.

  • Familiarity with renewals products, services, and sales strategies.

  • Experience within a high-growth, technology company would be highly beneficial.

  • Be able to operate successfully in a rapidly changing and ambiguous environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and long-term, act tactically, takes ownership and has business leadership to meet the needs of complex businesses problems

  • Establish ways to measure and track metrics related to project adoption, and to make improvements to the approach based on those measurements

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred

  • Direct Smartsheet advanced experience preferred

Base gross monthly salary starts from 2.450 EUR. The final offer could be, of course, negotiated higher than the advertised minimum - it all depends on your experience! In addition, there is also variable part (a bonus) in value of 12% of your annual earnings.

What Lenovo can offer you:

  • 3 sick days per year

  • Additional vacation days

  • 100% sick leave compensation up to 2 months per year

  • A broad selection of soft and hard skills trainings and individual mentoring

  • 1:1 contribution to the Third Pillar Pension System

  • Home office flexibility upon team agreement

You will report to SSG (Solutions & Services Group) organization structure.

SSG has been focusing on the expanding IT service market, especially the digital workplace services opportunity, the growing demand for aaS (as a Service) model, and customers' stronger preference for sustainability services. Meanwhile, SSG has continued to invest in software tools, platforms, and repeatable vertical solutions with our own IP, and focus on vertical solutions in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, education, and Smart City. We are expanding TruScale as a Service to include Digital Workplace Solutions, developing our Hybrid Cloud solutions, and exploring Metaverse solutions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Additional Locations:

  • Slovakia