Business Solutions/Back Office HR/Finance PM (174294)

  • location: Chesapeake, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $85,000 - $95,000 per year
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Business Solutions/Back Office HR/Finance PM (174294)

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Business Solutions/Back Office HR/Finance Project Manager

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.

location: Chesapeake, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $85,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
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

skills: Desired Qualifications

- PMP certification

- HR / 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 is a plus

- Recruiting/Onboarding/HR Systems

- Benefits/Payroll/Accounting Systems

- Talent Management/Learning Systems

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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