BUNZL Project Manager - IT in Louis, Missouri

The Project Manager will be responsible for creating positive changes in the team and to ensure the team works cohesively and productively toward common goals.

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach and uphold IT processes to all parties, and ensure that the process is followed by all involved. Must be the voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls

  • Coach multiple teams in implementing and practicing Agile principles and methods

  • Coach team toward self-organization

  • Work closely with Product Owners to ensure backlog items are properly and fully defined prior to next iteration/sprint

  • Hold teams accountable for meeting iteration/sprint commitments

  • Encourage and help to achieve transparency by widely reporting team progress/success to stakeholders

  • Motivate the team to achieve team goals

  • Work with Product Owners, managers and the development team (including architects, testers, etc.) to evolve the organization

  • Lead a team to increase their productivity (velocity) while reducing defects for the organization collectively

  • Facilitate the roles within the organization to work efficiently, effectively and together

  • Work with the IT team to help identify and resolve impediments and barriers

  • Work closely with the Product Owners, Management and stakeholders on all active projects

  • Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team

Requirement:

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Project Manager highly preferred

  • Understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle

  • Highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and problem solving skills

  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills, self-direction, and ability to handle multiple priorities with demanding timeframes

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a high-quality, results driven, team-oriented environment

  • Must have the ability to lead by influence, not by authority

  • Proficient with desktop software applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.