E-Commerce Program Manager-Retail (Houston)
Cognizant Technology Solutions - Houston, TX

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Join one of the Fastest Growing High Technology Companies in the US! Cognizant’s Retail vertical is seeking a talented Program Manager to join its growing E-Commerce team. This role will support a key Retail client, located in Houston.

Program Managers play a significant role in the business and are considered an integral member of the client service team. The desired candidate will have at least 10 years of overall IT experience, and demonstrated success working and leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects within budget and timeline. Additionally, he/she should have 5+ years of Program Management with e-commerce experience, preferably with WCS.

In addition, key responsibilities include:
Lead all client projects from the initiation through project completion

Agree with the customer stakeholders on the scope and timing of project deliverables and provide regular updates on project progress to internal stakeholders

Mobilize teams for the project delivery

Ensure completion of project deliverables and adherence to timelines and budgets

Analyze and resolve issues/risks that have the potential to jeopardize the ability to meet agreed upon deliverables

Mentor the team on tools and processes to manage projects, participate in hiring decisions, conduct performance appraisals on staff

Provide full and accurate project communication with the internal and external customer and vendors

Manage internal and external client expectations on all project requirements and deliverables The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Significant experience with Agile

Solid experience and familiarity with JAVA

Demonstrated ability in managing internal and external client expectations on project requirements and deliverables

Able to produce clear, concise status reports

Able to build confidence and trust with customers

Displays effective analytical skills

Is committed to customer satisfaction

Is committed to the highest standards of excellence

Retail domain knowledge and experience highly desirable

BS degree (MS or MBA degree preferred) or equivalent experience required We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Company Description

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology and consulting services. Cognizant’s single-minded passion is to dedicate our global technology and innovation know-how, our industry expertise and worldwide resources to working together with clients to make their businesses stronger. With over 50 global delivery centers and approximately 155,000 employees as of January 1, 2013, we combine a unique global delivery model infused with a distinct culture of customer satisfaction. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and a member of the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top information technology companies in BusinessWeek’s Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings. For the third year in a row, Cognizant has been named to Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, and has been named as one of the fastest growing high tech companies in the US.

Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science graduates with 7-12 years of experience.

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