Since its inception 40+ years ago, Nutrisystem, Inc., an international, publicly-traded company, has become a weight loss industry leader, offering a variety of easy-to-follow food-based programs to a wide range of clients. Nutrisystem has continually evolved its programs to include the dietary concerns of those with diabetes and those who prefer vegetarian foods. In addition, Nutrisystem expanded its meal plan offerings to include online and mobile support, and in doing so has created a thriving member community for the core business.
At Nutrisystem, were committed to making a difference in peoples lives. We believe that our dedication to success starts with the people who work for us, and we strive to maintain a workplace that honors talent, hard work, and initiative. We realize that creativity and success thrive in an environment that fosters entrepreneurialism, collaboration and respect, and this is the atmosphere that we encourage for all our employees.
Currently, Nutrisystem is seeking a smart, talented Project Manager to join our growing Digital team. The successful candidate will possess a passion for creating flexible processes and procedures that result in launching web and mobile projects on time and within budget guidelines.
The role of the Project Manager, Digital is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also help define the projects objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor or management.
Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
Collaborate with team members, senior management and stakeholders to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.
Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make appropriate recruitment recommendations as needed during project cycle
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
Track project milestones and deliverables
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations as appropriate
Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, while building business relationships vital to the success of the project
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Develop and maintain best practices, tools and processes for project execution and management
Competencies To perform this job successfully an individual should demonstrate an aptitude for the following:
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming, maintains confidentiality, listens to others without interrupting, keeps emotions under control, remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Ability to perform in a team oriented environment and is comfortable leading projects to completion.
Technical Skills -Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Problem Solving -Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and understands clarification, responds well to questions, demonstrates group presentation skills, participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively, edits work for spelling and grammar, varies writing style to meet needs, presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities, exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, provides and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team spirit, places success of team above own interests, able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives, supports everyone's efforts to succeed, recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Ethics - Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, accountable, keeps commitments, Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Professionalism- Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities, seeks increased responsibilities, takes independent actions and calculated risks, looks for and takes advantage of opportunities, asks for and offers help when needed.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Bachelors degree; PMI Certification a plus
Experience: 5+ years experience in a digital project management capacity, including all aspects of process development, execution and personnel management.
Proficiency: Candidate must be able to demonstrate highly developed and methodical decision making skills in addition to being able to fully comprehend and implement workflow and/or processes into the operation processing environment.
Abilities: Facilitate multiple priorities with tight deadlines, possess analytical and problem solving skills, detail oriented and able to work well within given parameters.
Computer Skills: Minimum of 5 years experience with the following: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint. Familiarity of Visio a plus. Must be willing to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
Communicator: Comfortable addressing supervisors, customers, vendors and other customer service team members in both written and verbal capacities; Must be able to read communication styles of team members and contractors from a broad spectrum of disciplines; able to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources including; upper management, clients and other departments.
Collaboration: Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as independently while able to adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Must be able to persuade, encourage, and motivate team members to remain solution-oriented and results-driven.
Physical Demands An ability to work the shift assigned plus week end days if/when assigned. Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines. Sitting for extended periods of time may be necessary. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects is necessary. Must be physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations and meetings. Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management.
Work Environment Needs to work well under pressure by demonstrating scheduling flexibility, political sensitivity and an ability to effectively prioritize and execute projects and tasks. The work environment is typical of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
NutriSystem, Inc - 12 months ago