The Clorox Company Project Manager V in Durham, North Carolina

Project Manager V

Under general direction of either a Program Manager or their associated Project Management leader, oversees high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. In alignment with industry recognized project management duties, takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Communicates with company executives regarding the status of specific projects.

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Position Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible to manage all IT aspects of project management as it relates to the delivery of IT projects.

  • Planning, team management, financials, status reporting, and issue / risk management

  • Responsible for overall project financial planning, budgeting, and accruals -- Works closely with financial management team.

  • Responsible for financial management including monitoring the overall reliability of project estimates vs. actual performance.

  • Engages in budget and financials management and partners with contract management team to review deliverables against contract and verify invoices.

  • Manages the business outcomes/expectations by establishing and maintaining working relationships with business management, portfolio sponsors, service providers, and technology management.

  • Partners with business and IT stakeholders to drive clarity on work expectations.

  • Ensures that intended business outcomes are clear, understood, measurable, and ultimately realized. Communicates issues & status to the affected stakeholders.

  • Ensures program/project tasks are in place to drive adoption.

  • Works with Resource Management and Vendor Management to ensure the appropriate resources are planned to execute assigned projects.

Position requirements

Years and Type of Experience:

  • 10+ years formal project management experience managing various types of IT projects (e.g., discovery, software development, infrastructure, capital, business intelligence), IT programs and familiarity of working in a Project Management Office

  • Experience working with various projects and portfolio management tools and methodologies (e.g., MS Office including Project, SharePoint, and Visio, ServiceNow, PPM, Agile/Scrum methods / waterfall)

  • Evidence of successfully managing diverse project teams (e.g., outsourced, multi-vendor, or geographically distributed)

Skills and Abilities

  • Resolves conflicts and negotiates with others: Brings others together and acts as a facilitator to reconcile differences.

  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships: Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Critical thinking and analysis skills.

  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills; planning and organizing skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent with Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

Education Level/Degree:

  • BA / BS Degree or relevant experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) - Desired

More about Information Technology (IT)

We are critical players in putting the consumer experience at the center of everything we do at Clorox. Whether it's driving Clorox's digital leadership, building platforms and capabilities, or using data and analytics to uncover consumer insights, you'll be working with a talented and diverse team and have opportunities to build your technology and leadership skills.

More about Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2017, contributed $11 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled