IT Project Manager

Steelcase | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 3/16/2023

Steelcase is hiring an IT Project Manager to manage organization-wide initiatives using the Agile methodology! You’ll work with IT leaders from across the company as you work to manage the completion of high-priority initiatives.

What You Will Be Doing:

Project / Program Managers are responsible for establishing and leading cross-functional strategic initiatives, programs and projects. PM’s lead a variety of projects including launching new products and services, large scale application development, systems integration, business process outsourcing arrangements, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering and infrastructure upgrades and deployment.

  • Manages all aspects of project life cycle, working with Information Technology (IT), IT Customers, Business Units, Partners and Global Business Centers.
  • Develops project charter, project, resource, risk management and communication plans as well as related project management artifacts and periodic status reports.
  • Develops and manages to a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit, to ensure commitments and business objectives are achieved.
  • Chairs core team and steering team meetings to review progress with key constituents, raises awareness of issues to appropriate levels, proposes recommendations and adjustments and negotiates to resolutions.
  • Communicates with varying audiences, at different levels within the organization and represents the program/project in various governance forums.
  • Validates financial forecast and provides on-going tracking and reconciliation of resources and project related expenditures.

Who You Are:

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsor and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.
  • Understands linkages between project goals and corporate initiatives.
  • Effectively navigate a global matrix organization and manage teams without a direct reporting relationship.
  • Strong analytical and business process expertise in at least one functional business area such as Order Fulfillment, Product Data, Manufacturing, Engineering, Human Resources, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools.
  • Able to make solid business decisions in ambiguous or difficult situations.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of one of more Steelcase business processes
  • Project Management experience required. May lead diverse and distributed global project teams.
  • Fluent in English language and other language skills a plus

Why People Choose to Work with Us:

At Steelcase, we put people at the center of everything we do. We understand the role of work and believe that it can bring meaning and purpose to the lives of our customers and our employees. We prioritize supporting our employees both in and out of work, in all aspects of their lives. When we bring our talents together, we make a positive lasting impact through our work and communities.

Who We Are:

Organizations around the world trust Steelcase to help them create places that help people work better, be inspired, and accomplish more.

We design, manufacture, and partner with other leading organizations to provide architecture, furniture, and technology solutions- accessible through a network of channels, including over 800 Steelcase dealer locations. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading, publicly-traded company with fiscal year 2021 revenue of $2.6 billion.

What Matters to Us:

More than qualifications, we’re looking for talent and potential. We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to improve our global community. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different from themselves, building mutual respect and positive relationships. We invite people from all backgrounds and genders to apply. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation, please email us at

Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. We are proud to be recognized for our inclusive workforce by the Corporate Equality Index for the past nine years.

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Job Type
Full time

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