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Sysco Program Manager - Corporate - Labs - US in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

10+ Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Strategically drive approved projects through the project lifecycle, relying on expertise to anticipate and address change requests, issue management, risk management and status reporting. Accountable for and manage the scope, schedule, budget, quality and post-pilot deployment waves of very large (multiyear) projects from pilot to full deployment across the enterprise. Creates long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines, and allocating resources. Delegate tasks on the project to team members best positioned to complete them. Responsible for ensuring effective decision making when presented multiple options for how to progress with the project. Oversee dependencies across project tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Own all aspects of large projects, to deliver approved business functionality to Sysco.

  • Define and lead project scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risk, and budget.

  • Partner with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed project schedules.

  • Oversee the project budget, including purchases and contracts, and monthly spend and resource forecasting. Research cost-effective alternatives to enhance cost efficiency while delivering quality results.

  • Supervise and execute on purchase requisitions and onboard third party resources to specific projects.

  • Serves as final point of escalation in remediation of risks, issues, or requests. Evaluates impact of scope changes on the projects and how it may interact with other projects.

  • Drives communications between stakeholders of dependent projects and with Sysco management.

  • Develop and deliver presentations on multiple projects.

  • Apply new techniques and methodologies or adapt existing techniques and methodologies to solve project-related issues.

  • Mentor junior members of the team.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 10 years’ of project management experience in a project management role.

  • Experience with project management tools and methodology.

  • Demonstrated understanding of project financials and measure of performance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAPM/PMP, Prince 2 or similar certification.

  • 5 years’ experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and Smartsheets.

  • Experience with Agile Methodology or CSM certification preferred.

  • Experience presenting to or facilitating group trainings of all sizes and management levels.

  • Experience implementing a CRM application.


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.