S enior Project Manager
Footlocker.com / Eastbay / CCS operates the direct to customers business for Foot Locker, Inc. - the world’s leading retailer of athletically inspired footwear and apparel. Our brands include Footlocker, Eastbay, CCS, ChampsSports, Footaction, KidsFootlocker, and Lady Footlocker. In fact we manage 14 of the largest sport inspired web and mobile sites on the net, which enjoy over 250 million visits per year.
Footlocker.com/Eastbay is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Project Manager to plan, lead, document and coordinate all aspects of IS related projects. This position ensures all new development projects and maintenance activities are accomplished on time and within budget; directs resources assigned to project activities, whether internal or external through the course of assigned activities, personally or through subordinate supervisors; applies and adheres to the corporate application development life-cycle processes; and provides support and mentoring to the team on best project management practices and innovation on new projects
The Project Manager will:
Consult with management and review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.
Actively participate as a member of the IS management team through support and ownership of issues.
Develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with the business community, understanding their informational and operational needs while ensuring they are informed of documented IS development policies.
Follow established Project Life Cycle (PLC) policies to develop project documentation, and project plans that specify goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.
Document and/or assist in documenting current and future state business processes in conjunction with the business partners. Must have experience with process flow diagramming and the use of Visio.
Work with IT staff to document technical designs and coordinate design reviews.
Formulate and define scope, schedule milestones, tasks and objectives of project.
Prepare and present the statement of work and proposals for project activities in conjunction with account management.
Ensure the development of quality assurance test plans and monitors or directs quality assurance testing as required.
Provide reporting and updates on project status, budget impacts and status of objectives to IS management and business units as necessary.
Direct, coordinate and monitor activities of internal and external project resources to ensure projects progress within set parameters, schedule, budget and goals.
Confer with project, IS and business personnel to gain understanding of technical and business issues.
Coordinate and respond to scope changes, ensuring proper communication and approvals are obtained from affected personnel and business units.
Coordinate project activities across all Footlocker, Inc. and external vendors as needed to ensure goals of projects are met.
A successful candidate for this position will have:
Excellent written communication to create a variety of documentation, tailored to different audiences.
Strong oral communication for group presentations and meeting participation.
Look for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
Strategic thinking ability to achieve organizational goals, understand organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition, identify external threats and opportunities, and adapt strategy to changing conditions.
At least five years’ experience as a Project Manager, have earned a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and have earned PMP Certification.
As a Footlocker.com/Eastbay Senior Project Manager you’ll work closely with engaged and accessible Leadership Team members to impact the growth and efficiency of our company. You’ll drive the direction and enjoy a streamlined process to nimbly move through projects.
At Eastbay, we continue to build and develop a premier team within our IT group. If you are a detailed, process driven individual with the ability to conceptualize a plan, and possess the relational skills to work through all departments, then apply immediately!
Keyword: Senior PRoject Manager
From: Foot Locker, Inc.
Foot Locker, Inc. - 19 months ago
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