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Project Manager, Global Logistics in Tempe, AZ at Circle K

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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    1130 West Warner Road
    Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
We know that you can work anywhere. However, working at Circle K is the start of something great! While you make it easy for our customers, we focus on you and your development! Our people make us who we are. We want to see you grow, so we put growing together at the forefront of everything we do. It is our duty to provide you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed. Joining Circle K means joining a team that is devoted to you!

Job Summary: Opportunity for a driven and structured project manager that who enjoys working independently and being part of a motivated team within an entrepreneurial culture that is fast-paced and informal. The Candidate is motivated by delivering value through collaboration, well anchored projects and follow up of the ongoing portfolio. The person will be the go-to person within global logistics for projects that needs to be run, and will be responsible to set up project prioritizations, plans and follow through. Will be a key person for improving project management process and tools within Global Logistics, to secure business value and successful project deliveries

  • The role will be a project manager for projects prioritized by Global Logistics, aimed towards improving the groups operational performance internally and towards external partners
  • This role will have the main responsibility for coordinating all GLs IT specific tasks; structure, anchor and follow up plans & supporting the IT team in being an enabler towards external partners
  • The role will have responsibility for process and system mapping internally and towards external partners, with the ambition to develop improved processes and solutions
  • Establish and manage projects and programs in an international environment, from analysis and planning to delivery in a structured manner, with determination to deliver value
  • This role will be a driving force in change management and project execution, across the wider project portfolio in Global Logistics

Essential Functions:

  • Leadership: Actively contribute to develop activities, systems, strategies, plans and culture within CK
  • People: Manage multi-cultural teams, lead both with & without authority and work extensively with internal stakeholders as well as external vendors and partners across multiple geographies
  • Projects: Set up and anchor projects, from scoping, resource requirements, project leadership and execution
  • Anchoring: Secure anchoring of prioritized activities and follow up execution
  • Execution: Drive projects towards both internal and external partners
  • Risk mitigation: Risk evaluation throughout projects and ensure risk mitigating actions are performed as required

Minimum Qualifications /Requirements:

  • Experience from large/complex organizations
  • Minimum 7 years proven ability from project management execution
  • Management Consultant background is preferred
  • IT systems solution skills is preferred
  • Project management certification is preferred (e.g. PMP, Agile, Prince2, Scrum)

Personality Profile

  • Hands-on & reliable
  • Attention to detail
  • A self-motivated, organized and structured professional able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Great team player with ability to get actions from external partners
  • Committed to meet deadlines and reliable within all aspects of the work
  • Capability to work as a strong and influential member in a global team
  • Understands the values of Circle K, culture and environment
  • Personal integrity: Promotes and lives the company standard of ethics, openness and values
  • Focused on customer satisfaction and high quality delivery


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.  Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Other Skills:

  • Advanced proficiency level with Microsoft applications and database software, specifically including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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