Project Manager, Existing Stores


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Location

NY-New York (Flatiron)

Classification

Full-Time

Description

Project Manager will follow an established methodology to ensure that projects goals and objectives are met, completed on time and within budget. They are also responsible for holding all those working on the project accountable for their deliverables.

Essential Functions

• Leading, planning, managing and directing multiple complex projects. Responsible for coordinating, scheduling team building, maintaining working relationships with functional areas.
• Works in tandem with top management to achieve corporate objectives by directing and leading one or more project teams.
• Meets work standards by following productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying work process improvements.
• Reviews and evaluates project plans and objectives.
• Tracks project progress with respect to time, budget and demonstrated results.
• Communicates progress to top management and modifies schedules as required.
• Applies effective project management methodologies and control techniques.
• Develops and maintains detailed project plan.
• Develops and maintains standard operating procedures.
• Manages project deliverables in line with the project plan goals and budgets.
• Maintains and manages project documents
• Maintains and delivers milestone report to cross functional partners.
• Records and manages project issues and escalating where necessary.
• Resolves cross-functional issues at project level.
• Manages project scope and change management control and escalates issues where necessary.
• Provides status reports to the Director, Retail Store Openings.
• Liaises with, and updates progress to, stakeholders/senior management.
• Manages project evaluation and dissemination project action items.
• Works closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the project meets business needs.
• Execute special projects on time and to budget.
• Coordinate projects for existing store projects and initiatives; creates and manages timelines and deliverables
• Perform postmortem reports upon completion of each project; evaluate the success of each project and determine best practices
• Develop, maintain and use process tools including play books, manuals, project calendars, progress tracking, to deliver each project on time.
• Complete special projects or other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Experience managing work-groups with strong team management, leadership and coaching skills.
• Knowledge of outsourcing methodologies and operating models, and working with professional services firms.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines and be an independent worker
• Ability to learn proprietary software programs
• Ability to accomplish department objectives by meeting work standards
• Ability to work and lead cross functional teams
• Travel, including overnight, will be required.
• Must have excellent problem solving skills
• Must have excellent team building skills
• Must be optimistic and enthusiastic
• Bachelor degree, specialized training or equivalent work experience.
• Proficiency in MS Suite including Word, Excel and Access
• Knowledge of AutoCAD desirable but not required; must be able to learn AutoCAD
• Minimum three years of combined business, project management, team leadership and retail operations experience required.
• Experience with projects in multiple technologies, functions, and industries.
• PMO Certification a plus

 

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