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Senior Portfolio Ops Specialist (KTD)

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 87

Line of Business: Digital Technology

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Position Summary

Responsible for managing one of more functional areas of Portfolio Operations within a product led organization that include the following but not limited to capital allocation, capital budget governance, operating budget governance, capacity management, vendor performance governance and contracts management. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead and direct activities related to one or more Portfolio Operations function while also building expertise in other functions (under general supervision of a Sr Manager Portfolio Ops and in conjunction with the Principal Portfolio Ops Manager)
  • Oversees all aspects of assigned portfolio functional areas including but not limited to budgeting (both operational and capital), capacity/resource management and estimation processes
  • Identify and understand scope of work, organization of work and develop delivery plan and approach
  • Participate in audits and other functionally related activities
  • Ensure that processes and organizational alignment of portfolio management are achieved and enforced
  • Possess basic and strong foundational analytical, problem solving and communication skills to lead and manage conversations with leaders across the organization as needed
  • Develop and influence the culture of continuous improvement of delivery methodologies and effectively lead large scale organizational change towards solving complex problems
  • Set target deadlines and clear predictability and monitor and summarize progress of tasks
  • Provide leadership for team members and stakeholders and apply conflict resolution skills to resolve any portfolio issues
  • Coordinate contract management activities with leaders across the organization as needed
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Any knowledge and practical experience of the Lean methodology, principles and tools
  • 3+ years of experience in portfolio management across large and/or complex projects
  • Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget
  • Proven problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability in team motivation and delegation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • 3+ years of experience serving in portfolio position, managing financial aspects for programs, projects and portfolio
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Level: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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