Cummins Inc. Environmental Policy Leader in Columbus, Indiana

Environmental Policy Leader

Description

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for an Environmental Policy Leader. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages, develops, and implements programs composed of multiple cross functional projects. Partners with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

  • Leads multiple cross-functional projects that may comprise a program from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.

  • In very large programs this role could include the responsibility to work with business and functional leaders to define tangible and measurable business outcomes and to lead the program achieving those business outcomes.

  • Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

  • Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

  • Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; identifies alternatives or solutions; applies motivational techniques to broad-based organization change issues.

  • Leverages experience of cross-functional resources and resources external to the project team; documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.

  • Ensures that project documentation is complete; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members; coaches other Project Managers in managing teams.

Qualifications

Skills:

Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional, cross-organizational project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan. Trains and/or mentors others in Change and Issue Management.

Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Proficiently uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and proactively manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents). Trains and/or mentors others in scope management.

Schedule Management - Manages complex schedules integrating multiple sub-projects. Coaches "should mapping" sessions, and/or has an advanced level of proficiency with schedule management tools. Trains and/or mentors others in schedule management.

Resource Plan Management - Develops, manages, and coordinates cross-functional, cross-organizational resource plans for a portfolio, program, and/or project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively. Trains and/or mentors others in Resource Management.

Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders at many levels of the company and across many functions and across boundaries (geography/cultures/plants/suppliers) on high impact, cross-functional or multi-year initiatives on a project, program or groups of projects and programs. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder. Trains and/or mentors others in stakeholder management.

Business Planning/Strategy - Performs business planning (business case, NPV, etc.) and strategic analysis and able to do sanity checks on the data.

Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the detailed work in multiple cross-functional areas. Trains and/or mentors this skill.

Project Risk Management - Leads complex or large project teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk. Trains and/or mentors other in this skill.

Experience

Significant level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

Role Specific Responsibilities:

Leads processes to determine Cummins energy and environmental policy positions on strategic environmental, business, and advocacy priorities

Designs, develops, and applies strategic frameworks to analyze opportunities, challenges, risk, threats, and develop solutions; synthesizes environmental data, stakeholder input, and trends necessary to develop insightful recommendations and policy solutions to support strategic business decisions.

Communicates complex strategy topics clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences through both written and oral communication; develops unified messages and related communication materials.

Manages environmental customer relationships by effectively leading multiple strategic projects with internal and external partners, such as decision makers in other units, leadership teams, senior management and outside stakeholders, to accomplish organizational goals and to identify opportunities and resolve problems.

Represent and manage the company’s relationships with industry associations and business coalitions related to energy policy and environmental regulatory affairs.

Oversees the monitoring of critical global environmental issues; communicates energy, environmental or regulatory trends and environmental intelligence; establishes and maintains a strong, reliable network of credible information sources

Works with the business to understand its goals and objectives to ensure that environmental policy and strategic planning activities are aligned to the business; identifies risk to the enterprise from environmental issues.

Manages, coaches, and mentors others; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates works assignments considering employee skills and development needs.

Role Specific Skills:

Subject Matter Knowledge - Strong understanding and knowledge of energy and environmental issues, public affairs and public policy analysis, and regulatory and governmental processes.

Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.

Manage Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress.

Think Strategically - Recognizes significant long-term opportunities for success and accompanying risks; considers a broad range of factors and alternatives and their implications for stakeholders; develops effective, profitable approaches aligned with Cummins’ vision/mission/values and strategic principles.

Facilitating Internal Relationships and Consensus - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders at many levels of the company and across many functions and across boundaries (geography/cultures/plants/suppliers) on high impact, cross-functional or multi-year initiatives. Has demonstrated the relationship skills needed to pull a broad mix of people and skill bases together for a common purpose and goal.

Communicates Effectively – Communicates exceptionally with both oral and written communications.

Takes appropriate risks -- stretching beyond the apparent. Plans for a broad range of perspectives, including those who typically disagree, and engages them in creative ways.

Tolerance of Ambiguity - Can consistently decide and act without having all the details of a situation. Tolerates and can comfortably assess the risk of uncertainty.

Set the Aim and Champion Change - Communicates to others the relationship between the organization mission and vision and their own priorities, roles, and responsibilities in the midst of change. Consistently demonstrates the ability to encourage others to change their mindset and/or behaviors to achieve positive results.

Develops Systems and Processes - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge and understanding of the complexities of developing systems and processes.

Innovate - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge of innovation and continual improvement. Seeks to define new and improved processes even when there are no overt problems.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salaryrate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locationsand include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash BalancePension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, DomesticPartners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

AtCummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicatedto diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employmentopportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color,disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexualorientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, orother status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify.Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, ifnecessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information fromeach new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job ENVIRONMENT

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 21, 2018, 1:09:46 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003K8