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Sr PM with retail 17243 Scottsdale, AZ 8/9/2023 4:00:00 PM

Project Management
Contractor - W2

Job Description

  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents.
  • Able to quickly build collaborative relationships with project stakeholders and project team members
  • Directly manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with department leadership in a matrix environment.
  • Ensures project results are clearly articulated within scope and delivered business benefits are of the highest caliber.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved and time, cost and quality parameters are met.
  • Performs resource capacity analysis and resource plan management in partnership with department leadership.
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in briefing stakeholders in aspects of project progress related to work completion, scope, cost and quality.
  • Prepares and manages all project related management plans in support of obtaining business benefits.
  • Ensures flexibility in their use of project management methodology based on the project requirements and teams involved (Agile, Waterfall, or a hybrid).
  • Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
  • Makes good decisions in ambiguous situations and provides stakeholders with recommendations and contingency plans.
  • Represents the project in various project governance and inter-department forums.
  • Publishes scheduled project status reports.
  • Facilitates the procurement and sourcing process by defining deliverables, managing procurement team tasks, and ensuring negotiation activities are tracked and documented.
  • Mentors and coaches to team members and/or other project managers.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • This position requires at least eight consecutive years of project management experience to include package implementation and support of complex business and technology projects.
  • Must have sound business and technical acumen. Project Managers must understand the fundamental concepts of the modern-day technical environment.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management Methodologies (PMI, Prince 2, etc.) and SDLC methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Kanban, etc.);
  • Retail/Business background and a proven ability to inspire teamwork, earn trust, facilitate collaboration and remove barriers to ensure project delivery.
  • Project Management best practices including communication, budget, cost, schedule, risk, change and quality management.
  • Experience with contract review and vendor negotiation is also needed.
Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field.
  • PMP Certification, Prince2 or equivalent Project Management certification required.