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BASF IT Senior Project Manager- Mergers & Acquisitions in Mississauga, Ontario

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IT Senior PM Mergers & Acquisitions (2200105) – Mississauga, Ontario

Where the Chemistry Happens…

As Senior Project Manager you will support BASF growth strategy by leading projects in the area of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and new sites focusing on Information Services to enable business solutions. You will lead cross-functional, cross-regional project teams throughout project phases in a global environment.

These will range from complex projects to small programs, and you will oversee them in every project phase from initiation to close, taking responsibility for them being delivered on time and in budget, scope and quality. To that end, you will support the assessment of the requirements to operate a company in the BASF group and develop integration/divestiture scenarios. Furthermore, you will develop other project managers, which you will contribute to through coaching.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Partner for the sponsor and other stakeholders to deliver the project successfully

  • Understands and lead project with focus on business targets

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  • Be responsible for delivering complete project in time, budget, scope and quality

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  • Drive delivery model considering BASF Digital Services strategy targets

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  • Lead large cross-functional, cross-regional project team throughout the project phases in a global environment including teams outside BASF Digital Services

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  • Take responsibility to setup project organization, identify relevant roles and staff the project team

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  • Adhere and enable project process compliance. Support project approval process and be responsible for the achievement of project stage gates, including status and financial reporting

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  • Be responsible for change request management during project execution

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  • Establishment, continuing development and realization of project change and communication plans

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Additionally, the senior project manager:

  • Contributes to the development of other project managers through coaching

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  • Can support early consulting and develops/enhances relationships with the operational divisions and corporate functions

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  • Can also exercise their role in the context of very large or complex programs as workstream lead/sub project manager or rollout manager. The responsibilities then apply in the same general sense and are tailored to fit the area of responsibility.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Masters degree / University degree / University of Applied Sciences degree (Information Technologies, Business IT, Business Administration) or corresponding completed vocational training with several years career experience in various assignments (project management, business consulting, etc.) as well as additional education.

  • BASF business knowledge, e.g. process know-how and culture

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  • Should have a PMP Certification or similar (PMI, Prince, etc.)

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  • Functional knowledge either as IT solution architect in the area of infrastructure or applied SAP process know-how as consultant/rollout manager is a plus

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  • Must have at least 5 years professional experience in project management

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  • Should have experience in the area of mergers & acquisitions projects and be familiar with overall IT challenges and dependencies

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  • 2-3 years experience as business consultant or general business experience

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  • Excellent knowledge of project management processes and methods

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  • Strong entrepreneurial drive, leading teams to success

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  • Demonstrate customer focus

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  • Strong communication and presentation skills

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  • Collaborate for achievement

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  • Strong organizational awareness

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  • Developed conflict management skills

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  • Strategic thinking

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  • Fluent language skills in English (written and spoken); an additional business-relevant language is a plus

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

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The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: GDA/BC-RBPS NA Canada Mexico MidWest-63009551

Title: IT Senior Project Manager- Mergers & Acquisitions

Location: CAN-ON-Mississauga

Requisition ID: 2200105

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