Business Enablement Manager
Lansdale, PA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Business Enablement Manager

Location: Lansdale, PA (remote position)

Position Summary:
Your role will be to provide a central point of information for all related IT activities. In this role, you will assist the Enterprise Architect to develop the IT architecture model. You will be expected to maintain a detailed understanding of IT both operational performance and progress of ongoing development, playing a leading role in problem resolution. This position builds that bridge of communication by acting as the liaison. You will be the connection between the Demand & Supply chain process area and IT to execute on digitalization of our full value chain.

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited to:

  • Maintain a high degree of visibility within the business, attend business meetings, and appropriate management forums.
  • Represent the business needs and interests within IT, contributing to appropriate IT team, operational and development meetings.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of the key business processes and systems employed by the business.
  • Maintain an up-to-date, detailed understanding of both Business and IT strategy.
  • Assist with the oversight and prioritization of projects, particularly using cost benefit analysis to proactively manage business demand.
  • Make objective recommendations regarding the relative fit of technology to business needs.
  • Assist with the operational and commercial relationship management of third-party suppliers.
  • Assist the business in forming process and systems solutions that are appropriate and adequate to satisfy both tactical and strategic business needs.
  • Support the Strategic Delivery Manager in the development and execution of internal IT project delivery methodologies.
  • Play a proactive role in negotiations.
  • Act as a project leader/manager, coordinating the work of both internal and external IT resources when required.
  • Identify, analyze, lead, and deliver project opportunities in support of business operations within Demand & Supply chain systems.
  • Coordinate and lead communication, tasks, and work streams associated with the demand.
  • Maintain continued engagement with business and IT teams throughout local and Central demand process and local PMO to closure of demand.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field preferred.
  • 4+ years of Demand and Supply Chain experience.
  • 4 years of project management experience.
  • Experience with Demand and Supply Chain processes and systems.
  • Requires travel regionally and internationally - up to 25%
  • May require mandatory overtime or accessibility during non-working hours to meet project deadlines, as IT serves 7x24

Desired Attributes/Skills:

  • Idea and Demand workflow management experience preferred.
  • Planning experience or APICS certification is a bonus.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to communicate complex problems in a non-technical and simplified manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate business needs to the technology teams and vice versa
  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Well organized and able to work on own initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability the ability to influence and engender collaboration
  • Collaborate with members of teams within and outside of IT across global organization
  • Voluntarily take initiative to independently research, identify and acknowledge existing and potential opportunities, issues, and impediments
  • Maintain routine communication with key business stakeholders and subject matter experts

About SKF:
SKF is the world's leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40,000 employees help us to fulfil our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable, and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with a presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide.

What You'll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

Reports to: Director of Business Enablement PMO
Location: Lansdale, PA (remote position)
Job ID: 15591

SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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