Store Inventory Management is core to our client and its operations. With sales of over $100 B, the capability of inventory management is one of the most critical for the company. We're looking for a Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for leading initiatives within a related program. Candidates must have demonstrable project delivery in a number formats including vendor package software and custom-built software using an Agile delivery model. Candidates should have experience building and motivating teams as well excellent communication and customer management.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules.
Establish and update project plans and budgets with actual and forecasts and, with assistance, manage deviations from plan and project parameters.
Conduct project meetings, project tracking and analysis.
Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet customer needs.
The integration of vendor tasks and track and review vendor deliverables.
Communicate timely project status to all stakeholders.
Manage project risk, develop mitigation plans, and escalate decisions and unresolved issues.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Strong focus on Scope, Schedule, and Budget planning and management.
Build and maintain master project schedule
Some of the core Competencies/Skills required to successfully perform this position are:
Building Strategic Working Relationships - Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Building Trust - Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.
Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
Customer Focus - Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
Inclusion - Appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability, and motivation for a direct effect on business results.
Collaboration - Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Adaptability - ability to adapt to new work environments and processes; self-starter with willingness to learn quickly
Quality Orientation - Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
Collaboration - Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
Conflict Resolution - Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
Negotiation - Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
Results Oriented - Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment: using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goal attainment: tenaciously working to meet or exceed those goals while deriving satisfaction from the process of goal achievement and continuous improvement.
Technical/Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills - Achieving a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position and/or related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ensures compliance with laws and regulation applicable to the company.
Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
5 or more years Senior Project Manager experience.
Leadership position delivering large and complex projects
Project Management experience leading new development, packaged software implementation, and large system enhancement type projects. (make specific)
Experience working in Agile or SAFe environment and familiarity with Agile concepts and roles is preferred.
Experience managing a large project implementing Oracle RMS or a related ERP implementation
Experience leading a highly matrixed project team.
Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget.
Solid knowledge and ability to apply the systems development and project management life-cycle processes involved with implementing I.T. solutions.
Expertise in applying the systems development and project management life-cycle processes involved with implementing I.T. solutions.
Proven problem solving and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability in team motivation and delegation.
Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization.
Ability to travel as needed.
Bachelor's degree or related equivalent work experience.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience in procurement processes such as RFI, RFP, Contracts, Statements of Work, and Vendor Management.
PMP certification highly preferred.
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