Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil.

As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.

Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great.

When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Senior Manager, Network Services. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

The Sr Manager, Network Services is responsible for managing the resources, budget and operations for Valvoline’s global data, voice rewards and associated services in support of the company’s operational and strategic business objectives. This role is responsible for leading the network team and third party service providers in strategy, planning, design and operational management of global network services including data center, cloud connectivity, WAN/LAN(SDWAN), internet connectivity, WiFi, remote access, voice, field services and associated risk management and controls relating to confidentiality, integrity and availability.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Develop the technical strategy and services of all network infrastructure and works with leadership and team to establish the tactical plans, projects and objectives needed to accomplish these objectives and ensure their attainment.
  • Managing large, complex projects with respect to quality, cost and speed to include defining and analyzing requirements; developing/maintaining project plans and documentation; managing project budget and capital spend.
  • Work closely with IT leadership and business to establish strategy and technical roadmap across global infrastructure.
  • Provide oversight on service delivery to include reviewing service delivery process to maximize efficiency, suggesting/implementing service delivery improvements; providing general oversight for network services while ensuring customer satisfaction and timely delivery of service.
  • Manage relationships with key vendors and service providers to ensure cost effective delivery that meets the needs of the organization; ensure licensing agreements meet our use cases and are budgeted and managed accordingly.
  • Provide leadership, vision and guidance to the network team, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the business; work collaboratively with senior leadership on capacity planning and hiring.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management or related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience.)
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in progressive network engineering roles with oversight for technical solutions and service delivery
  • Experience in large global organizations
  • Expert proficiency with the following technical domains: Voice, Wireless, Enterprise Network Technologies, SDWAN, Routing and Switching, and High Availability networks
  • Expert level experience with TCP/IP and networking protocols
  • Expert level experience with MPLS, VPN and telecommunications
  • Strong project management skills with a prior successful record of delivering large programs/projects, with experience in IT Service Portfolio Management and Agile delivery methods preferred.
  • Leadership skills, including the ability to supervise, lead, coach, motivate and work through others to achieve desired results
  • Ability to manage complexity, think analytically and allocate time effectively between multiple priorities or functional areas
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing strategic relationships with technology vendors, suppliers, and internal business partners.
  • Experience leading successful teams comprised of on-shore and off-shore personnel, in conjunction with 3rd-party service providers, in a global context.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with ability to build strong partnerships and effectively influence outside direct span of control
  • Budget planning and financial management
  • Success in leveraging traditional best practices, such as ITIL or similar, as well as bimodal integration of waterfall and agile concepts
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • CCIE / CCNA Certification

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

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