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American Express Sr. Manager - Project Manager–Global Field Enablement (People Leader) in Des Moines, Iowa


American Express is a leading global payments, network, and travel company, backed by one of the world's most recognized brands. American Express is unique in the payments industry as an issuer of cards as well as a worldwide network that processes millions of merchant transactions daily. We offer the broadest array of charge, credit, prepaid and co brand cards for consumers, small businesses, midsize companies, large corporations, and many of the biggest companies in the world. With 160 years of innovation behind us, our future could not look more promising. We're moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies to bring greater value to our business customers. Their success expands our success, so we put heart and soul into helping them achieve results that exceed all expectations.

Global Commercial Services (GCS) is a core operating group of American Express and has delivered robust growth over the past decade. GCS partners with commercial clients to help them manage travel expenses and make purchases through proprietary payment solutions and expense management tools.

The Global Field Enablement (GFE) team serves as the Center of Excellence for a 4,000 person field organization, delivering high impact global strategies, content, competencies, and connections that accelerate field productivity and enable the Field. The Sr. Manager, Global Field Tools role sits within the Global Field Tools (GFT) team under the broader GFE organization. This role is responsible for managing the operational processes to advance the GFT Center of Excellence strategy.


  • Lead a team of four analysts in providing exceptional project support and completing operational tasks

  • Document and manage internal team processes while enforcing AMEX compliancy standards

  • Oversee the management of the GFT Center of Excellence central mailbox

  • Design and manage a communication and enhancement strategy for a global feedback ecosystem

  • Collect and submit GFT performance metrics reporting

  • Lead the content creation for stakeholder updates

  • Oversee control owner responsibilities for maintaining technology policies and standards and limiting operational risk

  • Maintain a current record of GFT inventory for each global market

  • Organize and manage both external and internal submissions for field tool ideation and enhancement requests

  • Create project plans and OKRs which measure adoption and efficiency of field tools globally

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and written, with the ability to influence at various levels

  • Successfully manage multiple detail- oriented projects while delivering on-time performance in a fast paced, team-oriented environment with rapidly evolving business needs

  • Build relationships to foster collaboration across cross-functional teams such as Enterprise Platforms, Marketing, GFE Center of Excellence and other partner teams


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of project management or operations experience

  • 2 years of people leadership experience

  • Experience leveraging project management software preferred

  • Excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication

  • Ability to travel internationally as needed

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Marketing

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21012539