Novelis

IT Applications Lead, Sustainability & Strategy

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
ID
2022-41046
Schedule
Full Time
City
Atlanta
State/Province
Georgia
Country
US

Position Overview

 

Novelis' Ambition is to be the world's leading provider of low-carbon, sustainable aluminum solutions that advance our business, industry and society toward the benefits of circuluar economy. Increasing interest in sustainability by all stakeholders requires an international effort by Novelis to understand and respond to the needs of our stakeholders. Data integrity is foundational for any external disclosure. We are seeking an IT Application Lead to help Novelis create a best-in-class approach to streamline data inputs, eliminate human error and have accurate data on which to base reduction plans, confirm our strategies are working, and provide confidence to internal/external stakeholders.

 

Position Overview: 

The IT Application Lead – Sustainability, Corporate Strategy, Commercial Sales, Research & Technology will be responsible for providing support for new implementations and ongoing maintenance for Commercial Sales, Research & Technology, Corporate Strategy related systems.  In this role, you will be partnering with both technical and functional teams to ensure tasks are being delivered as planned, act as a key contributor for go-live and ongoing support and assist in the planning for strategic initiatives and global operations. 

 

As the IT Application Lead you will be asked to engage and partner with the business to understand the business functional processes and translate that understanding into business and technical requirements.  You will assess solution options, formulate plans and work with the business on application changes. Assist in periodic presentations to leadership and functional teams on technology solutions. 

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Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities: 

  • Business/Technical Partner  
  • Maintain and support system changes (break-fix, minor enhancements, and deployments) to the applications.     
  • Partners with the business to design specifications for Commercial Sales, Research & Technology, Corporate Strategy, Sustainability related applications.    
  • Collaborates within IT to ensure functional and technical integration points are adequately addressed 
  • Ensures environments are secured and compliant with Novelis compliance guidelines 
  • Ensures adherence to organization, project standards and documentation standards.  
  • Partners with business and IT groups to develop, evaluate and document solution options.  
  • Leverages the appropriate approach to project management and software development (Agile, Waterfall, etc…) 
  • Collaborates with other IT Applications Leads to ensure integration points are captured.  
  • Collaborates with IT leadership to discuss and communicate best solutions. Provides technical recommendations 
  • Collaborates with IT leadership and stakeholders for current and future project collaboration.   
  • Develops relationships in multiple modules and business functions to help meet project timeline expectations with quality deliverables. 
  • Promotes the application maintenance and processes standards defined by Novelis.   
  • Ensures accountability and takes an active role in promoting and insuring others follow the defined standards. 
  • Creates baseline documentation/training videos of currently enabled solution and keeps solution documentation and training materials current and accessible to team members, e.g. Solution Documentation Standards, Testing Standards, Incident Management Standards, etc. 
  • Embraces a Say Anything approach to peer and partner engagement. 
  • Collaboration with Third-Party providers Actively supports the outsourcing partner when needed or requested by the Operations Support Lead.  
  • Provides input to the support model and structure and develops recommendations.   
  • Designs a thorough transition plan for activities to be owned by offshore team, supported by detailed documentation, training and with two-party signoff.    
  • Promotes open and frequent communication with offshore team to review incidents and maintenance activities. 
  • Established regular meeting cadences to insure alignment to objectives and SLA 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Experience:  
  • 5+ years working experience in Information Technology working directly with business functions  
  •  IT project management experience  
  • 2+ years facilitating the development and implementation of business initiatives and projects 
  • Experience in application delivery with on-time & on-budget solutions.  
  • Experience working across a global organization and across multiple functions   
  • Relationship-building, ability to listen, build rapport, and gain trust  
  • Strong understanding of process improvements and problem solving  
  • Operates with customer focus, diplomacy, and sense of urgency   
  • Strong communication skills, comfortable working with all levels of the organization   
  • Ability to lead by example and engage/influence peers and team members to support tasks or projects 
  • Be collaborative and to encourage collaboration among others  
  • Strong writing, speaking and presenting skills   
  • Business acumen of functions at corporate/regional levels    
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced environment while balancing priorities across multiple areas  
  • Ability to listen attentively and actively to gain understanding of business needs  
  • Skills:  
  • Display initiative and self-motivation and promote these qualities across the organization 
  • Ability to timely deliver expected functionality of project initiatives 
  • Demonstrate insightful use of analysis techniques, tools and concepts 
  • Proven ability to concurrently manage multiple assignments of a diverse nature 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and present technical information in a succinct manner to both technical and business audiences 
  • Ability to work with business stakeholders across multiple disciplines 
  • Ability to work with 3rd party technical support personal 
  • Ability to work independently and possess good problem-solving skills 
  • Customer service oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Hands on experience with process improvement methodologies 
  • Leverages the appropriate approach to project management and software development (Agile, Waterfall, etc…) 
  • Track record of sharing and publishing knowledge amongst peers 

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience leading diverse teams, directly or indirectly, with demonstrated ability to organize and direct work 
  • Experience in Agile methodology 
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of spend management and capital planning. 
  • Prior experience in sustainability/ESG data management

 

What We Offer: 

This role offers a hybrid schedule. Novelis is committed to a Flex Work approach that empowers employees to maintain work-life balance while enjoying the benefits of a collaborative office environment. 

 

Novelis benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your family’s well-being: 

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance 
  • Health savings accounts – Company Funded Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) 
  • Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage 
  • Paid vacation and competitive personal time off 
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match 
  • Retirement savings plans – medical and prescription drug coverage through private exchange  
  • Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family  
  • Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance 

 

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Location Profile

Novelis’ Global Corporate Headquarters is located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta Georgia and employs approximately 250 people. It is co-located with Novelis’ North America regional office which employs approximately 225 people. Supporting its 24 operations worldwide Novelis’ corporate office is home to the executive leadership team and global functions that support the automotive beverage can and high-end specialties value streams. The City of Atlanta provides a diverse and family-friendly place to live with countless museums cultural organizations and educational institutions including the Georgia Aquarium Woodruff Arts Center CNN Center Georgia Tech and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In the Atlanta area Novelis has strong community partnerships with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity GeorgiaFIRST and Agape Youth and Family Center in addition to many local museums and community groups. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws. Novelis recognizes its talented and diverse workforce as a key competitive advantage. Novelis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.All terms and conditions of employment at Novelis including recruiting hiring placement promotion termination layoffs recalls transfers leaves of absence compensation and training are without regard to race color religion age sex national origin disability status genetics protected veteran status sexual orientation gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal provincial or local laws.

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