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Technical Services Project Manager

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services – Vacancy

Technology Services – Project Manager


A vacancy has arisen for a Technology Services – Project Manager at Glanbia Business Services in Aurora / Downers Grove. This is a full time position and will report to the Sr. Manager of Technology Projects.


Working under the direction of a Sr. Manager of Technology Projects, the Project Manager role involves management of activities within all project phases and contribution to quality of key project deliverables (project charter, blueprint document, cutover plan, post go-live support plan)


Key elements of the role

  • Work in a Technical Services Team in the delivery of Technology Services projects
  • Ensure all Glanbia standards and policies are adhered by the project team
  • Adhere to IT design principles and standards as defined by Global Infrastructure & Design Services
  • Responsible for managing complex and cross-functional projects
  • Deliver projects to agreed designs, timeframes and budgets using Glanbia Project Management methodologies
  • Technical business integration projects
  • New technology service rollouts (for new and existing business)
  • Next Gen IT transformation projects
  • Hardware / software upgrade project delivery
  • Project documentation, handover to IT Operations and Service Desk
  • Project risk assessment and mitigation
  • Project status communication
  • Develop and maintain project schedule
  • Establish and execute communication plan to all groups including project team, stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Put together and manage project budget. Get approvals from business and IT sponsors
  • Owns project change management process
  • Experience and knowledge of industry best practices in project management. Stay current with Project Management trends
  • Ability to learn quickly and immediately apply new knowledge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and ambiguous environment
  • Live the Glanbia values and hold self and others across Glanbia accountable for demonstrating the behaviours that underpin those values.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for the role



  • At least 5 years of experience in Project Management
  • Experience in supporting multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong sense of professionalism and comfortable interacting with all levels of seniority
  • Knowledge of the cost, timeline and resources necessary in deploying technology projects
  • Ability to work well within an environment of frequently changing priorities, adapt as needed and develop a solution-oriented approach

Skills & experience

  • Project Management
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Attention to details
  • Project prioritisation where regional, global and business priorities may conflict
  • Leadership and people management. Ability to influence others
  • Relationship management with regional users and wider GBS teams
  • Vendor management for project delivery
  • Documentation and deliverables
  • Effective communication with a variety of stakeholders at different levels within an organization



  • General/Leadership competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Collaboration
  • Business Insight
  • Change & Complexity
  • Communication with Impact
  • Planning & Budgeting

Technical competencies

  • Program & Project Management


  • Occasional: US and other locations where Glanbia conducts its business

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago