Information Technology Strategic Project Lead-Senior

Functieomschrijving

Bedrijf: FedEx Express EU
Opdrachtaanvraag Nummer: RC200735
locaties:
Scorpius 132 - 150
Hoofddorp, Nederland

Geplande wekelijkse uren: 37.5
Werknemer Type: Temporary
Boekingsdatum: 08-November-2019
Sluitingsdatum: 30-November-2019
Job Family: FXE-EU: Architect Advisor (ID)


Positie samenvatting:

Business & IT knowledge - Develops/ maintains understanding of the general concepts relating to current and emerging IT methodologies, technologies and standards and how they are/can be applied within FedEx (divisional and corporate level). Develops/maintains an in depth understanding of the requirements and inter-dependencies of the key processes within the FedEx business, and their relevance to the delivery of the business goals.
Uses structured processes to capture and share knowledge with relevant areas. Includes guiding and coaching less experienced peers.
Standardization & compliance - Supports the strategic IT goal of consistently applying global processes (which include complex regulatory requirements), to global/divisional/ regional projects and processes.  Includes acting as the ‘Core IT Lead’ for assigned projects with responsibility to advise and support project team members  regarding complex and diverse requirements, standards etc.
Provides the manager with timely summaries of process requirements for each step.
Development of concepts - Participates in the process to evaluate and define the most complex business/IT concepts. Focuses on developing a thorough understanding of the concept, advising on innovative and realistic solution based on requirements, technology and constraints. Involves research and benchmarking of options available within FedEx and through vendors. Produces a statement of work accurately capturing the proposed solution and presents to the manager. Develops and presents the proposed solution and supporting rationale, secures approval to progress the project.

Defining business requirements- Facilitates the critical and detailed process to develop accurate and realistic business requirements for the most complex situations. Focuses on defining robust solutions that will meet the evolving business needs and be compliant with the IT strategic direction. Researches/provides guidance to the user group on alternatives possible, or modifications needed to optimize the quality and/or timing of the proposed solution. Guides and/or drafts the actual requirements ensuring they contain sufficient level of detail, prior to final validation and sign off by the business. 
Solutions development - Leads the process to translate the business requirements into an effective IT solution (software specifications, architecture, interfaces etc). Includes identifying project members, providing briefings, conducting ongoing reviews of progress, and facilitating the resolution of questions and/or issues. Interfaces with the business and IT to provide/review status updates and obtain clarification as needed.
Leads the development of the detailed financial justifications. Justifies costs and return on investment to key decision-makers within IT and Finance.  Performs the final evaluation to ensure the detailed design fully meets the user specifications.
 Finalising the IT plan - Leads the process to develop an IT plan which accurately captures required elements (what will be delivered, timelines, resources etc) taking into account business priorities. Involves the use of appropriate modelling tools
Presents and explains the plan to the decision-makers and agreeing alternative approaches to be evaluated or included. Secures approvals to the agreed solution.
Testing - Ensures effective testing of solutions. Defines the testing phase of the project, which involves aligning with other IT groups to determine effective test plans/testing environment. Aligns with business users to determine which elements of the business process need to be validated. Monitors progress to ensure any issues encountered are prioritized and resolved. Secures sign off.
Vendor selection & management - Leads the process to identify, evaluate and recommend vendors for more complex situations (system integration, offshore-managed services, project management, software or solution selection etc), not covered by corporate ‘preferred’ vendors. Solutions typically are sourced on a global basis, are based on diverse business and technical needs, evaluation is a complex process (capability, stability, cost, support etc). Advises on the contractual terms and co-ordinates the development and approval process.
Manages the performance of assigned vendors to ensure that agreed service requirements and levels are understood, achieved and maintained.
Business continuity - Supports the business in achieving business continuity for critical processes. Leads the process to define and gain approval for effective service level agreements that incorporate realistic parameters (response times, support structure, availability, escalation etc). These are customised to the needs of each specific project.
Uses appropriate tools to monitor and report on compliance levels. Determines the cause of diverse types of compliance issues and assigns to the appropriate area/s for resolution. As appropriate escalates serious or repeated incidents.

- Certifications such as CSM, PMI-ACP, PMP a plus
- Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience and systems development environment experience are preferred
- Support and educate Product Owners, especially in regard to developing, refining and managing the product backlog
- Guide and coach teams to be self-organizing
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize deliverables
- Customer focused, sensitive to customer needs, their critical business cycles and schedule
- Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to deliver high-quality solutions
- Adept at working within highly matrixed organization
- Leads the production implementation of product increments and features
- Effective stakeholder management and communication
- Builds and leverages effective alliances across technical and business community


FedEx hecht het grootste belang aan zijn filosofie waarin mensen op de eerste plaats komen. Als werkgever met een gelijkekansenbeleid zijn we toegewijd aan een divers en inclusief personeelsbestand waarin we iedereen groeimogelijkheden bieden


Ons bedrijf

FedEx Express is een van 's werelds grootste express transportbedrijven en werd herhaaldelijk door het tijdschrift ‘Fortune’ geselecteerd als een van de 10 meest bewonderde bedrijven ter wereld. FedEx levert zijn klanten dagelijks transport- en bedrijfsoplossingen in meer dan 220 landen en gebieden over de hele wereld. We kunnen dit wereldwijde netwerk bedienen dankzij ons uitstekende team van FedEx-teamleden, die de taak hebben om elke FedEx-ervaring gedenkwaardig te maken.


Onze filosofie

De People-Service-Profit-filosofie (PSP) beschrijft de principes die van toepassing zijn op elke beslissing, elk beleid of elke activiteit van FedEx. FedEx draagt zorg voor onze mensen; zij leveren op hun beurt de onberispelijke service die onze klanten verwachten, die ons dan weer voorzien van de nodige financiële middelen om onze toekomst veilig te stellen. We benutten de People-Service-Profit-filosofie als een positieve factor voor het bedrijf door de cirkel te sluiten en onze winsten terug te geven aan het bedrijf en te investeren in onze mensen.

We hebben ons succes in de branche te danken aan onze mensen. Onze PSP-filosofie creëert een werkomgeving waarin teamleden worden aangemoedigd om innovatief te zijn bij het leveren van de best mogelijke dienstverlening aan onze klanten. Wij zorgen voor hun welzijn en waarderen hun bijdragen aan het bedrijf.


Onze cultuur

We hebben ons succes in de branche te danken aan onze mensen. Onze PSP-filosofie creëert een werkomgeving waarin teamleden worden aangemoedigd om innovatief te zijn bij het leveren van de best mogelijke dienstverlening aan onze klanten. Wij zorgen voor hun welzijn en waarderen hun bijdragen aan het bedrijf.