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Senior Manager, Project Management Office

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Senior Manager, Project Management Office to join the Supply Chain Project Delivery team. This new hire will work at McCormick's global headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Senior Manager, Project Management Office will report to a Director, Project Delivery.

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

 

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.
 

Position Overview:
The Project Manager/Director is responsible for the overall business management of large-scale cross-functional projects. This role has overall accountability for the project timeline and holding cross-functional team members accountable for action completion. Identifies interdependencies and ensures the project team balances and understands the impact of cross-functional decisions. Ensures that all key milestones are met and that potential issues are elevated to the appropriate levels and stakeholders for resolution.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define the list of dependent projects, processes, and decisions that need to be completed to reach overall project goals. Will resolve and balance conflicting priorities and timelines. 
  • Drive project milestones that contribute to the success and achievement of business deliverables. 
  • Maintain cross-functional view and influence across multiple functional areas, including regulatory, quality, procurement, planning, marketing, sales, packaging development, product development, engineering, manufacturing, and distribution.
  • Manage project deliverables through effective constructions of timelines, schedules, deliverables, and stakeholder management. 
  • Communicate project status to all levels of the organization as required, along with any changes to original scope and/or commitments. 
  • Develop and direct execution of the change management and training plans. 
  • Coordinate the identification and resolution of project risks and issues. Effectively utilize the project team to drive continuous improvement and facilitate resolution. 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 8+ years of experience in a relevant business function, including large-scale project management experience
  • Previous experience leading diverse, cross-functional teams 
  • In-depth knowledge of project subject matter and various functional areas, with the ability to tie together interdependencies to achieve the greatest business impact 
  • Demonstrated presentation, negotiation, and communication skills including the ability to effectively interface with all levels of management and employees 
  • Strong influencing, collaboration, and partnering skills to grow business relationships
  • Broad understanding of end-to-end business processes including regulatory, quality, procurement, planning, marketing, sales, engineering, manufacturing, etc. 
  • PMP certification highly preferred 

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.  You must be lawfully authorized to commence work upon being offered employment. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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