Sr. Project Manager
Macy's - Johns Creek, GA

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Overview:
Works independently and partners with application managers/directors, stakeholders and system level subject matter experts to drive the work of the project team for large or highly integrated projects and programs.

Macy's Systems & Technology (MST) is the information technology division of Macy's Inc. Macy's Inc. is the nation's largest operator of department stores with over 800 department store locations in 46 states. In addition, we operate major catalog and internet operations for Bloomingdale's and Macy's. Macy's Systems & Technology is headquartered in Johns Creek, a suburban setting northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a merchandise discount.

Key Accountabilities:
Demonstrates excellent management and leadership qualities within and across the FOB's, as well as with corporate business partners.
Go to person on project-related issues.
Acts as a technical and professional leader, providing guidance, direction and training to the project team members as necessary.
Improves PMO services and the overall quality of projects.
May communicate with Sr. Management regarding the status of specific projects.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Skills Summary:
Manage all project and program related activities and has responsibility for execution and final delivery and release of product.
Facilitate communication and negotiation within and across the project team(s).
Ensures a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align stakeholders and team members.
Oversee process to define scope of the project based on the business need in order to meet the customer's project expectations.
Develops and manages project schedules status, resources, deliverables, risks and issues, and timelines throughout the project with input from the application managers, business partners, and project team.
Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and

facilitate customer acceptance.
Ensures deadlines are met by facilitating resource planning, organizing, and prioritizing.
Keeps management and key stakeholders well informed on a timely basis on project progress, status and/or concerns for each assignment.
Makes sure regular project status/quality meetings are conducted and development of project metrics and project scorecard is completed.
Oversees Product Manager(s) to define and manage business partner requirements.
Ensures risk and issue process is executed to achieve project success.
Reviews project risks and action plans, and escalates to appropriate level of management.
Provides leadership to the project team for standards and processes throughout the life cycle of the project.
Conducts required toll gates and provides input into project performance reviews for each team member.
Provides vision and strategic leadership, governance and support to the Project Management processes across MST.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must also be an expert in MS-Project.

Macy's is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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