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Program Manager in Horsham, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 10/30/2022

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    Horsham, PA
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    5-7 years
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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager is responsible for the management of significant, strategic, multi-disciplinary projects that require a broad knowledge of business functions. The Program Manager supports the organization by: understanding objectives as they relate to both business and integration program goals; working with functional and project leaders to ensure that work plans align with business objectives, are well developed, well understood and well executed; mentor and assist project leaders with project schedules, maintenance, and delivery of high quality output. This role is focused on strategic project execution and achieving business results and is not IT specific.

Key Job Responsibilities:

•     Take ownership of all aspects of project management.

•     Ability to lead large, cross functional teams with broad business experience.

•     Work closely with the steering committee to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is well understood.

•     Lead meetings and working sessions with stakeholders, SME’s, and senior leaders to assist with: developing the business case; developing project plans using appropriate tools, identifying key deliverables and timelines; identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path items; taking action to troubleshoot problem areas.

•     Develop task and milestone level project plans to execute against strategic goals and vision.

•     Regularly analyze and report the progress of programs to leadership via executive level.

•     Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.


Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

•     Act as change agents across the organization to influence behavior and challenge the status quo

•     Demonstrated project management skills and ability to deliver results.

•     Drive cross-functional team deliverables, setting and administering schedules and managing projects.

•     Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

•     Act as liaison between steering committee, project teams and functional / technical resources.

•     Strong peripheral vision with the ability to see the big picture and to deal with ambiguity.

•     Outstanding analytical, conceptual and implementation skills; initiative, persuasiveness and a strong team spirit.

•     Excellent communication skills with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.

•     Motivated self-starter able to operate on multiple, confidential, diverse fronts simultaneously with careful attention to detail.

•     Works under limited direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

•     Must have intellectual curiosity and a willingness to delve into problems to understand root cause.

•     Strong understanding of business processes (accounting, finance, manufacturing, supply chain etc.)

•     Business analysis – process design (current vs. future state)


Education and Work History:

•     Bachelor's level degree required; Master’s level degree preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

      •     Experience working in waterfall, iterative and agile development environments.

      •     Strong experience using Microsoft products including Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Visio.


Must have received all prescribed doses of COVID-19 vaccine (2 for Moderna/Pfizer; 1 for J&J) and booster shots at the appropriate times prior to first day of work.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.