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Project Manager

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Job Description


This position is part of the Business Services PMO that acts as the liaison between IT and the various functional departments (e.g., Merchandising, Store Operations, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Real Estate, etc.). Project managers are responsible for supporting the execution of key strategic initiatives in a thriving fast paced retail environment. Your focus will be gathering business requirements, streamlining processes through the use of technology, and managing projects from initiation to implementation. This position manages several simultaneous complex, cross-functional and high-risk strategic IT projects with significant financial implications for the corporation. The project manager partners with all business, IT and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time, on scope and within budget.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Serve as primary project lead on multiple concurrent projects

• Determine appropriate project structure, work streams and team leads

• Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverable and timelines

• Manage and evaluate project resource requirements

• Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans

• Facilitate project schedules and meetings

• Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks

• Maintain project document repositories

• Serve as primary liaison with external vendors

• Manage project budgets and all related expenses

• Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations


Develop key partnerships with the following stakeholders:

• Executive sponsors to document scope and approve project charters

• Business analysts and business users to define project requirements

• Internal and external development resources to ensure solutions meet requirements

• QA team to define testing strategy and execute regression and user acceptance testing

• Training team to define training strategy, develop materials and deliver training

• Internal Audit to ensure project controls and SDLC processes are followed


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

• Bachelors in business, computer science, MIS or other four-year related degree

• Proficiency in MS Office suite, including MS Project

• 5+ years IS project management experience

• Software Development Lifecycle experience


Desired Qualifications

• PMP certification

• Finance experience required

• Advanced oral and written communication skills

• Strong facilitation skills

• Team player with excellent collaboration skills

• High attention to detail

• Self starter with sense of urgency

• ERP Core System Implementation experience

• Lawson experience Highly desired

• Recruiting/Onboarding/HR Systems is a plus

• Benefits/Payroll/Accounting Systems highly desired

• Talent Management/Learning Systems is a plus



Skills:

Project, Management



Top Skills Details:

1. 5+ years of experience working with IT Project Management.


2. Experience within financial projects - Specifically systems integrations


3. Experience working between the business and IT units. This person will be the liaison and bridge the communication between HR, IT, and the business.



Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• IT PM

• IT Finance PM

• System Integration experience

• Lawson or Retek experience nice but absolutely not required










About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Location US-VA-Chesapeake
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Other
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TEKsystems, Inc

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. Learn More

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TEKsystems, Inc
Company:
US-VA-Chesapeake
Location:
Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Other
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Job Description



Description:

Job Description


This position is part of the Business Services PMO that acts as the liaison between IT and the various functional departments (e.g., Merchandising, Store Operations, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Real Estate, etc.). Project managers are responsible for supporting the execution of key strategic initiatives in a thriving fast paced retail environment. Your focus will be gathering business requirements, streamlining processes through the use of technology, and managing projects from initiation to implementation. This position manages several simultaneous complex, cross-functional and high-risk strategic IT projects with significant financial implications for the corporation. The project manager partners with all business, IT and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time, on scope and within budget.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Serve as primary project lead on multiple concurrent projects

• Determine appropriate project structure, work streams and team leads

• Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverable and timelines

• Manage and evaluate project resource requirements

• Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans

• Facilitate project schedules and meetings

• Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks

• Maintain project document repositories

• Serve as primary liaison with external vendors

• Manage project budgets and all related expenses

• Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations


Develop key partnerships with the following stakeholders:

• Executive sponsors to document scope and approve project charters

• Business analysts and business users to define project requirements

• Internal and external development resources to ensure solutions meet requirements

• QA team to define testing strategy and execute regression and user acceptance testing

• Training team to define training strategy, develop materials and deliver training

• Internal Audit to ensure project controls and SDLC processes are followed


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

• Bachelors in business, computer science, MIS or other four-year related degree

• Proficiency in MS Office suite, including MS Project

• 5+ years IS project management experience

• Software Development Lifecycle experience


Desired Qualifications

• PMP certification

• Finance experience required

• Advanced oral and written communication skills

• Strong facilitation skills

• Team player with excellent collaboration skills

• High attention to detail

• Self starter with sense of urgency

• ERP Core System Implementation experience

• Lawson experience Highly desired

• Recruiting/Onboarding/HR Systems is a plus

• Benefits/Payroll/Accounting Systems highly desired

• Talent Management/Learning Systems is a plus



Skills:

Project, Management



Top Skills Details:

1. 5+ years of experience working with IT Project Management.


2. Experience within financial projects - Specifically systems integrations


3. Experience working between the business and IT units. This person will be the liaison and bridge the communication between HR, IT, and the business.



Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• IT PM

• IT Finance PM

• System Integration experience

• Lawson or Retek experience nice but absolutely not required










About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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