Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value and selection. We are looking for a talented individual to partner and collaborate with developers, business analysts, project managers and other IT and business partners on projects spanning multiple business functional areas.
At Nordstrom, providing great customer service goes beyond the selling floor. It takes a team of individuals with a variety of talents and skills to continuously improve service and our results. At our Seattle Headquarters, we work in partnership with other areas of the company to support our frontline salespeople and customers. When you join Nordstrom, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to creating memorable and rewarding shopping experiences for our customers.
The ideal project lead is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. In conjunction with the Project Manager, he/she leads the Production Support & Enhancement team to ensure quality work is delivered on time, on budget, meeting business needs This person would be responsible for successful delivery and implementation of multiple small/medium enhancement projects or phases of larger projects within or across business functional areas related to Finance Systems.
Collaborate with leadership on strategies, business case documents and project plans
Work with sponsors and business partners to set and manage priorities
Lead and drive all phases of the production support release lifecycle
Train, mentor and support business analysts on the team
Apply project management principles to ensure goals, budget and timelines are met
Evaluate and approve requirements and business process documents to ensure they are thorough, testable and support the overall business strategy
Work with IT leadership and others to ensure releases stay on time, on budget and delivers key functionality
Support systems in production and new development work by overseeing coordination and knowledge transfer between cross functional production and development teams
Ensure issues are communicated, managed and resolved considering priority and customer impact
Identify and analyze patterns and gaps for work effort at a strategic level
Oversee the analysis of new release impacts to business process or systems and manage to a successful outcome
Partner and foster collaboration with IT, business and internal teams
Plan and track resources and assignments
Determine, monitor and measure service level agreements including taking on the lead in Recovery situations
Oversee and coordinate outages (develop hour by hour schedule/checklist)
Determine and develop process improvement opportunities
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a business analyst
Knowledge and experience with Finance & Corporate Center processes, systems and reporting (Oracle Financial systems experience preferred).
Solid knowledge of project management principles and methodologies
Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities
Proficient in writing business requirements and process documentation
Ability to collaborate with peers and senior leadership
Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach
Demonstrated ability to influence beyond the scope of his/her position
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently with end users
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Visio and SharePoint
Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortune™ magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.
As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Nordstrom - 2 years ago
Nordstrom, Inc.is a fashion specialty retailer that offers a selection of apparel, shoes, cosmetics and accessories for women, men and...