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Inspire Brands IT PMO Program Manager – Enterprise Applications in Atlanta, Georgia

This position will manage the Enterprise Application & INSPIRE Integration Portfolio, and be heavily involved in enterprise applications system Integration activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the IT PMO Enterprise Application & Integration Portfolio (i.e. Oracle Cloud, Workday, WFM Backoffice, etc.)

  • Directly Manage a team of Program /Project Managers responsible for executing projects within the portfolio

  • Ensure portfolio financials align with planned budget and value targets

  • Be a “Servant Leader”, manage, mentor, coach, and hold IT PMO resources accountable

  • Facilitate and manage INSPIRE Executive Leadership Enterprise Apps. Portfolio alignments and expectations

  • Recommend process enhancements to improve IT PMO organizational maturity

  • Understand full IT PMO portfolio and define and monitor project inter-dependencies

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or related field or equivalent experience

  • PMP certified – preferred

  • CSM or SAFe certified – preferred

  • MBA – preferred

EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION

  • The ideal candidate has first-hand, diverse experience acquired in multiple environments, including QSR, Consulting, System Integrations, M&A, and Ent. Applications Implementations

  • 5+ years of direct Enterprise Application Implementation experience

  • Experience with enterprise financial and HR systems (i.e. Oracle, Workday, Back-office systems)

  • Experience motivating and mentoring staff and team members to change how they envisage and deliver their work

  • Experience interacting with executive project sponsors, business subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders for large organizational projects. Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions – company is looking to acquire multiple entities over the next few years

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES

  • Candidate must have passion for helping others embrace a new mindset in order to grow as individuals and improve the quality, relevance, and value of their throughput

  • Appreciation for traditional Project Management organizations and how to introduce or foster change that becomes part of the company’s new culture

  • Demonstrated ability to have impacted team’s velocity, ROI, leadership mindset, and development practices

  • Facilitated enterprise application implementations for multi-brand or multi-portfolio organizations.

  • Able to assess and coach improvement of project teams, business teams, and the organization

  • The ability to multi-task on various projects/efforts and support items

  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Align and facilitate cross-functional teams to prioritize and achieve business goals

  • Encourage group or team to collaborate effectively and to pursue their own goals, priorities, and definitions of success during project ceremonies, ad hoc meetings, and workshops

  • Coach teams and programs to navigate conflicts and embrace healthy tensions

  • Support organizations in improving collaboration dynamics and in becoming a learning organization

  • Support INSPIRE’s effort to define and govern consistent Agile practices, SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, or agile at scale frameworks

  • Facilitate, catalyze, and influence organizational change by drawing on hands-on experience

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, Rusty Taco and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.

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