SR Project Manager

  • location: Camp Hill, PA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $80 per hour

job description

SR Project Manager

job summary:
5 - 7 years PM experience in retail

medium to large projects

excellent communications up to C-level

Waterfall, agile and hybrid

MS Project

Desired skills, responsibilities, experience neededSolid PM skills

Mixed IT and business projects

Comfortable in hybrid waterfall, scrum, kanban environments

Retail experience

Able to balance the need for planning with the pace of the business

Able to provide effective visibility and governance with business partners

Global experience a plus

PeopleSoft, SAP a plus

PMP a plus

OCM awareness / abilities a plus

Sr. Project Manager

Reports To: PMO

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling complex Strategic and

High Priority IS&T projects crossing multiple domains/areas. Projects will be executed utilizing Foot Locker's

Project Methodology based on Agile principles and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Standards.

Task and Schedule Management: The Sr. Project Manager is expected to be able to create written plans to

manage and track tasks across multiple initiatives. When planning the work, the Sr. Project Manager must use

their technical knowledge, as well as, solicit input from the technical staff, business units and other IS&T support

areas to assure the time-frames and expectations are realistic. It is expected that the Sr. Project Manager will

develop resource plans necessary to complete projects and work with the Managers to provide those

resources.

Communication & Stakeholder Management: It is expected that the Sr. Project Manager frequently polls the

project team for status of activities, providing that status to IS&T management in a timely and accurate manner,

while reviewing the tasks to ensure completeness, validity of results and compliance with Foot Locker Project

methodology. Interface with project stakeholders to ensure all involved are aware of status and potential issues.

Develop a positive partnership with the user community and project stakeholders. Any issues that could or will

impact the overall project milestones need to be communicated immediately

Accountability: It is required that the associates assigned to project tasks understand what they are to do,

what their priorities are and that they are accountable to complete the tasks with a high degree of quality within

the timeframes established. Unacceptable levels of performance must be communicated to appropriate

management. Ensure that the users you interact with are accountable for their actions and decisions that impact

these projects.

Leadership: Sr. Project Managers are expected to be a true leader for their project staff. Establish the vision

for the project team as it relates to achieving the goals and objectives of the Project Sponsor and the company.

Be proactive in anticipating and securing the resources needed to achieve the established goals and objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Develop project plans to minimize cost and implementation risks

? Provide communication, documentation and everyday management of projects, while ensuring that all

risks, timelines, budget and scope are managed

? Initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control and close projects

? Perform quality assurance and risk management

? Project budget and scheduling estimation and management

? Manage project team members

? Engage with stakeholders and manage internal, external and third party relationships

? Conduct status review meetings with team members and clients

? Provide reports and documentation on project stage and progress

? Perform other duties as assigned

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and

other essential functions. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,

duties or responsibilities required. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties pending on

the needs of the business

QUALIFICATIONS

? Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and/or related field

? Requires a minimum of 7 years related work experience, with at least 5 years of experience in a

project management role

? Must be proficient with Microsoft Project

? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

? strong analytical and problem solving skills

? Demonstrated stakeholder management skills

? Experience managing resources in a matrix organization

? Experience in vendor sourcing and management preferred

? Experience with Agile Methodologies

? Scrum Certification desired

? PMP Certification desired 
location: CAMP HILL, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 80 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
5 - 7 years PM experience in retail

medium to large projects

excellent communications up to C-level

Waterfall, agile and hybrid

MS Project

Desired skills, responsibilities, experience neededSolid PM skills

Mixed IT and business projects

Comfortable in hybrid waterfall, scrum, kanban environments

Retail experience

Able to balance the need for planning with the pace of the business

Able to provide effective visibility and governance with business partners

Global experience a plus

PeopleSoft, SAP a plus

PMP a plus

OCM awareness / abilities a plus

Sr. Project Manager

Reports To: PMO

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling complex Strategic and

High Priority IS&T projects crossing multiple domains/areas. Projects will be executed utilizing Foot Locker's

Project Methodology based on Agile principles and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Standards.

Task and Schedule Management: The Sr. Project Manager is expected to be able to create written plans to

manage and track tasks across multiple initiatives. When planning the work, the Sr. Project Manager must use

their technical knowledge, as well as, solicit input from the technical staff, business units and other IS&T support

areas to assure the time-frames and expectations are realistic. It is expected that the Sr. Project Manager will

develop resource plans necessary to complete projects and work with the Managers to provide those

resources.

Communication & Stakeholder Management: It is expected that the Sr. Project Manager frequently polls the

project team for status of activities, providing that status to IS&T management in a timely and accurate manner,

while reviewing the tasks to ensure completeness, validity of results and compliance with Foot Locker Project

methodology. Interface with project stakeholders to ensure all involved are aware of status and potential issues.

Develop a positive partnership with the user community and project stakeholders. Any issues that could or will

impact the overall project milestones need to be communicated immediately

Accountability: It is required that the associates assigned to project tasks understand what they are to do,

what their priorities are and that they are accountable to complete the tasks with a high degree of quality within

the timeframes established. Unacceptable levels of performance must be communicated to appropriate

management. Ensure that the users you interact with are accountable for their actions and decisions that impact

these projects.

Leadership: Sr. Project Managers are expected to be a true leader for their project staff. Establish the vision

for the project team as it relates to achieving the goals and objectives of the Project Sponsor and the company.

Be proactive in anticipating and securing the resources needed to achieve the established goals and objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Develop project plans to minimize cost and implementation risks

? Provide communication, documentation and everyday management of projects, while ensuring that all

risks, timelines, budget and scope are managed

? Initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control and close projects

? Perform quality assurance and risk management

? Project budget and scheduling estimation and management

? Manage project team members

? Engage with stakeholders and manage internal, external and third party relationships

? Conduct status review meetings with team members and clients

? Provide reports and documentation on project stage and progress

? Perform other duties as assigned

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and

other essential functions. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,

duties or responsibilities required. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties pending on

the needs of the business

QUALIFICATIONS

? Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and/or related field

? Requires a minimum of 7 years related work experience, with at least 5 years of experience in a

project management role

? Must be proficient with Microsoft Project

? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

? strong analytical and problem solving skills

? Demonstrated stakeholder management skills

? Experience managing resources in a matrix organization

? Experience in vendor sourcing and management preferred

? Experience with Agile Methodologies

? Scrum Certification desired

? PMP Certification desired

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • INFRASTRUCTURE PM

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