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Business Solution Manager - Digital and Collaboration - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

APG Headquarters


Job ID:  149670


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.


Position Summary


Business Solution Managers work with business stakeholders to understand their needs, prioritize capabilities, create the solution vision and roadmap, define requirements, and guide work through the program backlog.  Solution Managers are the internal voice of the customer for the Portfolio and works with customers (as well as Analysts) to constantly understand and communicate their needs and participate in the validation of the proposed solutions.




  • Understand customer needs and validate solutions.
  • Understand and support portfolio work – understanding how Strategic Themes influence the strategic direction.
  • Develop and communicate the program vision and roadmap – while also defining the features of the system.
  • In collaboration with Solution Architects, define and maintain the Nonfunctional Requirements (NFRs) to help ensure that the solution meets relevant standards and system requirements.
  • Manage and prioritize the flow of work within the backlog
  • Participate in planning – Present the vision, highlight the proposed features of the solution, along with relevant Milestones.
  • Participate as Business Owners for the program, with the responsibility of approving Program Objectives and establishing business value.
  • Define releases and program increments – release definition as well, including new features, architecture, and allocations for technical debt.
  • Work with System Architects/Engineering to understand technical dependencies and the scope of technical work required to support a solution.  Will work with System and Solution Architect/Engineering to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the technological infrastructures that will host the new business functionality, typically done by establishing a capacity allocation.
  • Participate in solution demos, including the assessment of Metrics, evaluation of business value achieved versus plan, and are active participants in the inspect and adapt workshop.
  • Build an effective analyst team – Solution Managers are responsible for forming an effective extended Analyst team


Position Requirements


Formal Education & Certification


  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design or computer science, and/or 8+ years equivalent work experience in supply chain management is required
  • Agile training & certification a plus


Knowledge & Experience


  • 8+ years direct experience managing applications and/or systems from overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of customer portals, web applications, mobile applications, Sharepoint solutions and/or SFDC Communities
  • 5+ years direct experience leading and growing technology teams
  • 5+ years Technology experience of Enterprise Applications (SFDC, Sharepoint, Tableau)
  • 5+ years Portfolio, Program management experience
  • Proven experience in Python, PHP, Java, SQL & CSS
  • Working knowledge of Infor M3, Lawson M3, Oracle Transportation Management System (OTM), a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project


Personal Attributes


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel on average 25% of the time, with the ability to travel up to 50% during busy times.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Sep 12, 2019

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