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Program Manager

Coca-Cola Company

Atlanta, GA
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Job Title: Program Manager
Job Id: 41565
Location: GA - Atlanta

Position Overview
The mission of the Enterprise Architecture team is to deliver a commercially driven, top-down architecture to drive measurable business results, with a focus on speed, repeatability and cost.   We have a team of highly skilled architects that work across the system to drive the technology design to support our business today with a focus on the future.   A dynamic consumer landscape and emerging technology trends will require the company to continuously evolve and adapt.  This will be balanced with a need to enable business operations to achieve consistency and scale on core platforms.
The Enterprise Architecture team is responsible for more than reference architecture and technology decisions.   They will lead the digital IT strategy, drive innovation, and enable the agile operating model.   The Program Manager will lead many of these cross-functional system initiatives.   They will accelerate the adoption of the new IT operating model for Digital.   Project Management responsibilities may include creating the needed processes, operating models, designs, and technology to enable effective and efficient implementation of the program. The Program Manager will leverage best-in-class systems and processes for collaborative planning and execution
Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities
Leverage project management tools and processes to lead and manage project; administer a agile operating model process including but not limited to: Project Charter; Project Plans; RACI Process; Status routines; Risk Management and Communications.
Lead the development and execution of the strategy to design and deliver the Project within required cost, quality, feature, and timing specifications. Ensure all required stakeholders are included in the strategy.  Compile all relevant existing data to communicate the strategy.  Design and implement data gathering (rather than formal research) processes to close information gaps. Develop comprehensive business case as needed.
Manage cross functional project teams comprised of Center, Business unit and Bottler team members, including external partners as needed.
Steward project with Sponsors and Stakeholders through the program lifecycle.  Identify and partner with other Program Managers to integrate and balance work streams to maximize use of resources. Build strategic relationships with leaders of cross-functional teams to ensure support and commitment to the Project.
Steward development of capabilities for commercialization/ implementation of project.  Provide thought leadership on development of commercial capabilities across the system.
Manage and steward The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) relationships with key business partners as necessary (e.g. Internal Suppliers, 3rd Party Supply Partners, and other Partners as needed by the program).
Develop and share best practices for leadership of complex innovation programs within the system.
Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree (with emphasis on Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or Process Engineering).  Master’s degree in Computer Science preferred.
Related Work Experience:              
2-5 years’ experience in project management.
2-5 years’ experience in architecture roles (solution, platform, or enterprise)
Led key projects to implement emerging technologies solutions (eg cloud, big data, machine learning, mobile)
Strong technical aptitude; development experience preferred.
Leadership Behaviors: 
DRIVE INNOVATION:  Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, and OTHER STAKEHOLDERS:  Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
ACT LIKE AN OWNER:  Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
INSPIRE OTHERS:  Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS:  Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential
 Growth Behaviors:
Growth Mindset:  Demonstrates Curiosity.  Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
Smart Risk:  Makes bold decisions/recommendations
Externally Focused:  Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work.  Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.
Performance Driven & Accountable:  Has high performance standards.  Outperforms her/his peers.
Fast/Agile:  Removes barriers to move faster.  Experiments and adapts.  Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
Empowered:  Brings solutions instead of problems.  Challenges the status quo.  Has the courage to take an unpopular stance. 
 Functional Skills:   
Establish, market or communicate strategies for migration to and use of new/emerging technologies in order to ensure the Company benefits from innovation.
Establish, validate with senior management and steward identified business system or information infrastructure strategic imperatives in order to ensure alignment with business plans.
Conduct meetings with senior management in order to gather information about The Company's strategic direction (e.g., business plans, objectives, strategies, visions) for use in the development of supporting IT plans.
Validate with client senior management identified business system or information infrastructure directions in order to prioritize high level project descriptions.
Establish and maintain the architecture and standard technology products in order to enable consistent, reusable and efficient practices within the IT function.

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

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