IT Project Manager - Retail

  • location: Chesapeake, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $105,000 per year

job description

IT Project Manager - Retail

job summary:
Our client is looking for a Business Solutions Project Manager - Supply Chain who is responsible for planning and executing IT components of key strategic projects in the Supply Chain portfolio. This role will function as the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams to coordinate the business strategy with the tactical work of IT. The Business Solutions Project Manager works to improve the day to day for their business units, by executing projects with the best options in solving IT related issues (with long term benefits). This role will be assigned projects and is responsible for the communication and coordination of all phases of IT project development through implementation (design, development, test and production). The Business Solutions Project Manager must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of management both within and outside of the IT department.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities - Primary responsibilities

Serve as primary project lead on one or more selected initiatives

  • Scope and size project recommendations to business units regarding process and options
  • Develop designs and project-related visuals for optimal communication and coordination
  • Collaborate with architecture, infrastructure and risk management to ensure projects are in accordance with corporate and industry standards
  • Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverables and timelines
  • Develop RFP's for needed hardware, software and professional services
  • Facilitate project schedules and meetings
  • Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks
  • Maintain project document repositories
  • Serve as primary liaison with external vendors
  • Assign tasks, resources, and priorities to project team members
  • Maintain, manage and report on project financial budgets, actuals and forecasts
  • Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans
  • Prepare and present project status reports and steering committee presentations
  • Evaluate the project for completion on time and within budget
  • Maintain project document repository
  • Facilitate all phases of project through implementation
  • Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications - Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.

  • Bachelors in business, engineering, computer science, MIS or other four-year related degree
  • 4+ years of related project management and Supply Chain work experience using various technologies:

    • Warehouse Management Systems
    • Automation, Scanning, Receiving, Picking, and Storage Technology systems
    • Transportation Routing and Planning systems
    • Enterprise Reporting and Planning systems
    • Supply Chain Optimization Tools
    • Communication, Job Processing/Scheduling, and Integration systems
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Sharepoint, Data Analytics tools, Query language
  • Experience managing large, complex, cross-functional technology projects
  • Experience working in a multi-banner integration environment is a plus
Desired Qualifications - Desired but not required.

  • Retail or consumer products experience
  • Experience managing the work of internal and external contractors
  • 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
  • Enjoys fast paced environments
  • PMP, or equivalent certification
 
location: CHESAPEAKE, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 105,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Effectively facilitate project tasks, resources, workload and schedule

Serve as the liaison between the business units, technology teams and support teams

Track and report on project, budget and resources

Educate business on applications and processes

Forecast changes in demand, capacity and resources

Monitor projects, personnel and financial performance

Assign tasks, resources and priorities to team

Provide recommendations to business units regarding process and options

Report and track project, budget and resources

Plan, review, revise and procure appropriate resources

Evaluate the project for completion on time and within budget

Prepare reports and project status updates for stakeholders on the status of the project

Maintain projects in Planview for visibility across the portfolio

Take business requirements and develop project plan

Create JIRA tickets and assign requirement gathering to business analysts

Collaborate with architecture, infrastructure and risk management to ensure projects are in accordance with corporate and industry standards

Develop RFP's for needed hardware, software and professional services

Maintain project document repository

Facilitate all phases of project through implementation

Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed

Other duties as assigned

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • IT Project Manager (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Project Manager (4 years of experience is required)
  • Distribution (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Transportation (4 years of experience is required)
  • Supply Chain (4 years of experience is preferred)
  • Warehouse Management Systems (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • PMP (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Routing and Planning Systems (1 year of experience is preferred)

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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