ARAMARK Project Management Specialist - GBS in Nashville, Tennessee

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will communicate project plans and routine updates on project status and issues/risks to the project team, stakeholders and management utilizing project planning tools such as MS Project and other project tracking utilities. This position reports into the Strategy & Knowledge Management Manager on the Payroll Operations Team.

The incumbent will apply their knowledge and skills to a range of activities; compose and facilitate the overall timelines utilizing project management methodology and deliverables. This position requires a strong analytical and problem solving skill set with a proven track record delivering consistent timeliness and quality outcomes.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate project plans and routine updates on project status and issues/risks to the project team, stakeholders and management utilizing project planning tools such as MS Project and other project tracking utilities.

  • Enforces compliance of project management methodology and deliverables

  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple priorities / multiple deliverables simultaneously

  • Proven track record of managed delivery with consistent timeliness and quality outcomes

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Report and communicate project successes, risks, and status to leadership and stakeholders

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with peers, cross functional teams, vendors and management using exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Gather and analyze data from multiple sources; develop reports and key risk indicators.

  • Document and maintain program related training and awareness materials and communications

  • Facilitate discussions, conduct meetings and drive initiatives and issues to conclusion

  • Consult with stakeholders to gather and document requirements and specifications for solutions and enhancements

The position will report directly to the Strategy & Knowledge Management Manager on the Payroll Operations Team. The incumbent is required to interface with various levels of management, internal and external stakeholders, and external vendors. Understand and align his/her objectives with organizational goals, provide solutions to a diverse range of issues, and build strong internal and external alliances.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field

  • Minimum 2-4 years demonstrated experience in project management experience

  • Extensive project management experience and proven skill to ensure that project objectives and goals are met within agreed upon time, scope, resource, budget and quality requirements

  • Excellent aptitude and adoption of technology tools to facilitate efficiency

  • Experience directing the work of others and coordinate diverse cross functional teams

  • Ability to lead and function effectively on a work team

  • Ability to quickly comprehend requirements and transform them into project tasks/deliverables

  • Ability to establish effective professional working relationships

  • Must be able to work under tight timelines and have excellent organization and time management skills for managing multiple, diverse, and conflicting activities

  • Strong communication, analytical skills and a customer service orientation

  • Ability to create a variety of documentation and communications

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Ability to cope with change and work effectively in a matrixed and fast-paced environment

  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Will require flexibility on non-standard work hours as required depending upon projects/demands

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran