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Director, Strategy Portfolio Management Mexico

| Chicago

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This role is responsible for supporting Grainger’s business in Mexico and their request of US IT resources. Work with key business leaders in the Mexico business to understand current state of business needs and future tech strategies. Simultaneously works with US based IT leaders to prioritize Mexico initiatives in context of overall enterprise initiatives.


This role will require up to 50% travel to Mexico as well as travel within the United States depending on where candidate is located. During your time in Mexico you will be consulting with a broad array of leaders in the Grainger’s Mexican business on opportunities to improve overall performance metrics. On occasion you will meet with field based sales agents and team members working in our distribution centers. Our headquarters is located in Lake Forest, Illinois. You will be required to meet with IT leadership to clarify and prioritize initiatives developed by Grainger’s Mexican leadership.

This role is part of a broader team that is responsible for the IT spend of Grainger’s global business units. You will have peers who support our businesses in Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia. You will be expected to collaborate with your peers to solve problems. You will also work closely with the US based Business Technology Planning team.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES AND COMPETENCIES:  

  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
  • 10+ years working in a relationship driven/influence based field (consulting, financial planning, technology sales, etc.)
  • Familiarity with large scale enterprise systems
  • Strong financial acumen and experience with business case development
  • Strategic thinking in planning sessions with executive leadership
  • Familiarity with Agile and Jira
  • Desire to identify and leverage best demonstrated practices in a global enterprise
  • Previous experience with cross border reporting relationships
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Location

The Ogilvie Train Station has its perks with metra in building and 5 blocks to the L. You can get to the French Market without stepping outside.

What are Grainger Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Onsite gyms available in various facilities including corporate HQ and some field offices.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The company contributes 3% to a 401(k) Plan each pay period as part of an annual Profit Sharing contribution up to a 12% total target if goals are met. Eligibility requirements apply.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Grainger supports team members and their families who are in the process of adopting by reimbursing up to $6,000 per adoption for eligible expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Beverages and coffee on demand in our downtown locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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