eCommerce Project Manager

Posted 01 Sep 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 208744


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

The eCommerce Project Manager has responsibility for management of projects that are driving our eCommerce initiative forward.  In this role, you will work with a global project team of developers, stakeholders, business analysts and other project managers to deliver eCommerce projects on-time and in budget. You will gain an understanding of business requirements to be able to understand dependencies and to prioritize and lead work across projects. Identify risks and work efficiently to mitigate risks and manage the overall project plan.


Who You Are:

You are a highly engaged and self-driven project professional with incredible sense of ownership with the ability to drive project with minimal supervision. You have proven experience of managing both large complex projects and programs, budgets and justifying resource needs to senior leaders and finance partners. Able to think strategically and execute methodically with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. You have excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills that will enable you to earn trust at all levels and across geographies. Ability to facilitate meetings, workshops, and collaboration sessions to push execution and alignment on organizational initiatives.  Recognize the importance and are proficient in executing key areas of change management.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a business or technology related field of study
  • 5+ years of experience in a technology product environment
  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of applications
  • Basic knowledge of ecommerce architecture, systems, and functionality
  • Experience using project management, task, and ticketing software; Planview, Atlassian, Jira, MS Project, or similar
  • Experience using collaboration and team management applications; Microsoft Teams, Slack, SharePoint or similar
  • Ability to travel to other MilliporeSigma sites (about 25% as necessary)


Preferred Requirements

  • MBA preferred
  • PMP, CSM, SaFE and similar certifications preferred
  • Previous experience as a software developer or working in software development environment a plus
  • Detailed understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to capture and clearly document business and user requirements from internal teams and external vendors
  • Experience bringing software or online products to market
  • Brainstorm approaches and solutions with multiple teams for viable and mutually agreeable outcomes
  • High emotion intelligence with the ability to influence without direct supervision
  • Serve as eBusiness partner and point of contact between multiple internal and external teams
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and Agile development methodologies including the ability to structure and scope a design and to manage a project through to completion
  • Experience using tools to capture user stories, test cases, sign-offs, etc.
  • Experience leading teams that are building and managing complex platforms that are highly reliable and scalable

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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