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IT Project Associate

Company: aldi
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.Calling all training aficionados! - We're looking for a training expert to join our team as an IT Project Associate. In this role you will help support ALDI's training initiatives as we roll out new solutions. You will collaborate across various teams to lead project initiatives, drive progress, and lend your subject matter expertise, all while building a challenging and rewarding career with ALDI. If this opportunity sounds like the perfect fit for you, apply today!Position Type: Full-TimeWork Location: -Aurora, ILThis role is eligible to participate in ALDI's Hybrid Work Program, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week -(i.e., work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days per week)Duties and Responsibilities: Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.--- -Resolves incidents and requests in a timely manner or escalates to appropriate internal personnel or external vendors when further expertise is required.--- Participates in the overall Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) service management processes for software and hardware solutions.--- -Assists and coordinates with national and international project delivery, including documentation, testing, training, and deployment for software or hardware solutions.--- Communicates and collaborates with project team members and subject matter experts--- Adheres to standards, policies, and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.--- Collaborates on projects of smaller scale or low complexity, including coordinating meetings and communications, defining timelines and tasks, and tracking project performance.--- Communicates and informs direct leader of project risks, issues, status and results of assigned tasks.--- Collaborates with direct leader to define timelines and project scope. --- Collaborates with project team and stakeholders to gather and report project status. --- Develops and maintains checklists, Project Management Office (PMO) templates and training documentation as necessary.--- Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to direct leader.--- Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data within area of responsibility. --- Occasional AM hour meetings to accommodate international time zones.--- Other duties as assigned.Job Qualifications: ALDI Acts Competencies:Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.--- Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers and managers.--- Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the "extra mile" and persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.--- Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on customers.--- Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in order to efficiently and effectively achieve positive results.--- Thinks Critically and Resolves Problems: Responds to emerging problems in an accurate and timely manner. Where possible, leverages available resources to address situations before they occur.Job-specific Competencies:Knowledge/Skills/Abilities--- -Excellent communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to manage interactions with stakeholders (IT leaders, international teams, business teams, consultants, etc.).--- -Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.--- Ability to stay organized and multi-task efficiently.--- Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. --- Establishes goals and works toward achievement. --- Effective time management; maximizes productivity.--- Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures. - --- Ability to turn key insights into actions.--- Proficient with office productivity software and basic understanding of PM tools. --- Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties. --- Prepares written material to meet purpose and audience. --- Basic knowledge of project management methodologies.--- Ability to simplify complex information for a variety of audiences.Education and Experience:--- Bachelor's Degree or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge required.--- Experience working on large national and/or international projects.--- Experience working on training initiativesPhysical Requirements:--- Work is performed in an office environment where a computer, telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform duties.--- Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one area to another.--- Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.--- Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25 lbs.--- Occasional AM hour meetings to accommodate international time zones.Travel:--- International & Domestic travel required.--- Up to 10%.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including: 401(k) Plan Company 401(k) Matching Contributions Employee Assistance Program (EAP) PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program In addition, eligible employees are offered: Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the benefits ALDI has to offerALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

Keywords: aldi, Buffalo Grove , IT Project Associate, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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