• Senior Project Manager/Applications Manager

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    We are seeking a Senior Project Manager/Applications Manager that has managed multiple, simultaneous projects, ideally with a mix of SDLC, ERP/POS, and infrastructure. Experience managing applications developers and leading projects required. Must have retail environment experience. 


    • Lead and manage applications development team
    • Develop and manage project plans following SDLC
    • Identify team members required for projects and support/structure cross-functional team members to drive results
    • Will work closely with the CIO and other business stakeholders to prioritize based on defined criteria including business value, time to value realization, etc.
    • Manage team, budgets, resolve project issues/conflicts, and prioritize work within project plan
    • Create project plans and lead initiatives to address them in alignment with company direction
    • Develop and provide structured program updates to defined stakeholders highlighting progress, performance and risk / opportunity
    • Manage project management systems and workflows that support the efficient running and delivery of the cross functional teams
    • Provide a global product level view by offering timely, accurate, and complete data to support effective decision-making.
    • Ensure decisions are made by the right people, based on timely, accurate, and complete information - including reporting, audit and peer reviews, developing project and program structures and ensuring accountability across the business
    • Develop comprehensive project documentation
    • Ensure program consistency by ensuring the PMO is the central hub for lessons learned, templates, processes, policies, and best practices.
    • Improve internal processes and be available to help teams working on various projects optimize their effectiveness
    • Provide ongoing communication of planning, project status, issues and identified risks in a timely manner to stakeholders to ensure project status updates are shared consistently and effectively across cross-functional teams and leadership
    • Create, sustain and maintain relationships across organization and with cross functional teams
    • Develop and present reports, dashboards and metrics around performance to company leadership
    • Assist in technology aspects, including RFIs/RFPs
    • Develop KPIs and present weekly status reports, review KPIs to ensure they are appropriate for business, and discuss PMO with CEO
    • Leads weekly PMO meetings
    • Manage vendor and internal resources on IT projects 
    • Resolve any issues with vendors
    • Direct IT projects and contribute to the development of test plans/scripts



    • 5+ years of experience managing complex technical programs and projects at an enterprise level within a Software/SDLC environment
    • Experience managing applications developers
    • Exposure to ERP (ideally SAP) and POS systems 
    • Retail environment experience required
    • Bachelor's or a Master’s Degree in related field.
    • 4+ years of business systems analysis
    • 3+ years of client relationship experience, including developing relationships with executives
    • Strong Project Management background, including leading from business case development to final delivery
    • Waterfall/Agile background
    • Highly proficient in the use of Excel and project management tools
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability and willingness to roll up sleeves and execute to get the job done
    • Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment with competing priorities
    • Demonstrated analytical skills; business trend analysis and forecasting
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross functional teams across geographies and business units
    • Demonstrated track record of creative problem solving; thinks big, starts small, grows fast
    • Strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to manage multiple projects /responsibilities
    • A high level of business acumen
    • PMP a plus
    • Formal cost/benefit analysis preferred
    • BI tools and analytics a plus



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