Major Areas of Accountability:|
Lead project teams to ensure that high quality technology solutions are delivered to meet strategic business requirements; align within the portfolio; and are completed on time and within budget
Lead communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk, and resources for the projects being managed
Track key project milestones and adjust project plans and /or resources to meet the need of customers. This includes creating project plans, schedules, issues /risk mgt., and defining dependencies.
Lead partnership between technical and non-technical departments in order to ensure that all project milestones and requirements are met
Monitor deliverables from development teams ensuring smooth transition and handoff to various Bluestem Brands, Inc. business units and support team
Partner with Architects and Business Units to create and maintain a portfolio systems roadmap
Responsible for project change control. Ensure the appropriate solution or budget is presented so that projected business benefits are realized. Ensure revisions to the project are agreed from stakeholders and full impact of changes is understood by stakeholders.
Lead project estimation activities to provide costs, timescales and resource planning
Project risk management experience and extensive project reporting experience required.
Must be able to cope with continual change.
Very strong interpersonal skills particularly motivational, negotiation, listening, judgment, analytic ability, and conflict management skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively with direct and senior management
Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skill
Solid knowledge of project management best practices is required.
5-10 years Project Management experience in large scale deployments, managing multi-person teams is required
Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
Proficiency with MS Project & MS Excel
Previous experience working in a large, matrix environment
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