Responsible for strategically planning and leading IT and eCommerce related projects from inception through production release. Leads cross-functional teams of business analysts, user experience analysts, developers, quality assurance analysts, IT leaders and eCommerce leaders to deliver high-quality system applications website functionality. Supports project management office (PMO) leader in strategic roadmap planning, project methodologies, process improvements, tool selection and release planning.
Responsible for managing execution of complex projects, updating schedules, aligning resources and leading project teams to deliver high quality functionality.
Works autonomously to drive projects forward, communicates project status, issues and risks in concise, accurate, and data driven manner.
Collaborates with project sponsors, stakeholders, IT leaders, eCommerce leaders, organization leaders, business teams, technical teams and vendors to define and deliver large complex projects.
Anticipates project roadblocks, bottlenecks, responds to change, escalates issues when needed, and balances business needs versus technical constraints.
Plans and strategically manages multiple parallel projects in coordination with other Project Managers
Identifies, assesses, tracks and mitigates issues and risks.
Provides project status updates to internal teams and PMO Leader.
Drives effective & efficient teamwork, communication and commitment across cross-functional teams w/competing priorities.
Responsible for managing individual project budgets.
Demonstrated thorough understanding of project management, systems development life cycle and Waterfall, Agile and Scrum methodologies.
Proven track record of success leading transformational projects at large scale companies.
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Detail oriented yet able to see the larger landscape of a project initiative.
Ability to make quick decisions under pressure and escalate appropriately when needed.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to manage through change in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Including listening skills, concise communications and ability to target messages for specific audiences.
Demonstrated analytical thinker with strong technical skills.
Cultivate an environment where team members respect each other and work together to deliver high-quality functionality.
Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external partners.
High-energy, enthusiasm and ability to succeed in a dynamic work environment.
BA in Computer science, software related field or equivalent experience in the industry required.
Master's Degree Preferred
Agile Scrum and/or PMP Certification Preferred
Large scale project management in eCommerce, IT or a related industry.
Leading cross-functional teams.
B2B or B2C eCommerce and associated systems.
Working with 3rd party vendors and contract resources.
Managing project budgets.
Strong grasp of current web technologies and related business issues.
Experience with both Waterfall and Agile methodology.
Agile Development software (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket and Zephyr)
About HDJ & Associates, Inc.
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