Program Manager - Remote
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Kantar is the world's leading data, insights and consulting
company, and our Consulting colleagues are growth experts.
Specialists in brands and marketing, retail and sales, e-commerce
and organisational excellence., our consulting teams combine
industry intelligence, data and advanced marketing technology
results into solutions that switch on real growth.
Kantar, Program Manager - Remote
Kantar is the world's leading marketing data and analytics company.
We have a complete, unique and rounded understanding of how people
think, feel and act; globally and locally in over 90 markets. By
combining the deep expertise of our people, our data resources and
benchmarks and our innovative analytics and technology, we help our
clients understand people and inspire growth.
Kantar Consulting's XTEL Trade Optimization software is a powerful,
end-to-end solution supporting the trade promotion lifecycle, from
planning through retail execution, sales intelligence, and
distributor management for the global consumer goods industry.
Are you looking for the next challenge? As a Program Manager,
you'll join our fast-paced Global Services team and play a key role
in working on a variety of high profile IT projects to implement
our XTEL software solutions for Business Processes Management, BI
Lead customer contact for strategic engagements, owning new
customer on-boarding, project deliverables and relationships
throughout the project delivery cycle.
You will delight customers through flawless project delivery and by
building positive relationships with customers and internal teams,
you will own the project to work through any challenges, issues or
customer concerns quickly and with integrity.
This role will ensure effective quality assurance and the overall
integrity of the program.
Responsibility will also involve taking ownership of budgeting,
costing, forecasting and other financials related to projects.
Assisting with pre-sales activity including RFP responses,
quotations, SOW, defining scope of work, evaluations and customer
Facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams,
ensuring productive utilization of all resources.
Lead communications with all partners, internal and external.
Leading both the dependencies and the interfaces between
Initiating extra activities and other management interventions
wherever gaps in the program are identified or issues arise.
Desired Skills/ Experience:
We are looking for somebody who has owned the successful delivery
of highly sophisticated projects/programs of work
You should enjoy and be highly capable in planning, organizing,
coordinating, and running resources to deliver projects to time,
scope and budget whilst maintaining excellent relationships with
An excellent communicator who enjoys building relationships with
their colleagues and customers.
Ideally, you'll be certified and have qualifications in Agile,
SCRUM, PRINCE2, PMP, Waterfall or similar project management
You should have a constant risk management approach with ability to
consider what might go wrong and mitigate accordingly.
We provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package,
Medical plans with comprehensive, affordable coverage for a range
of health services
Health Savings Account/FSA
Dental, Vision and benefits to cover unique healthcare needs
401k with matching
Tuition Reimbursement, Commuter benefits
At Kantar, we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based
around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our
approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and to support a
pay for performance culture, where your reward and career
progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. We go
beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to
encourage new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a
career that's out of the ordinary and join us.
We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and
supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted
and are allowed to thrive in a space where their mental health and
wellbeing is taken into consideration. We want to build a more
diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally
representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial
At Kantar, the diversity of our employees provides a richer
environment for our employees and broader depth and breadth of
thinking for our clients.
Kantar is committed to inclusion and diversity; therefore, we
encourage applications from all sections of society and do not
discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital
status or any other legally protected characteristics.
Please note that by applying to this opportunity you consent to the
personal data you provide to us to be processed and retained by The
Kantar Group Limited ("Kantar"). Your details will be kept on our
Internal ATS (Applicant Tracking System) for as long as is
necessary for the purposes of recruitment, which may include your
details being shared with the hiring manager.
The salary range for this role in Connecticut is $96,900 -
$161,600. Your final base salary will be determined based on
several factors which may include but are not limited to location,
work experience, skills, knowledge, education and/or
certifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran
status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
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