Job Details :
Manage new store build projects, store relocation projects, and store decommissioning projects.
Support popup stores while managing stakeholder expectations.
Organize, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings.
Organize meetings with 3rd party vendors and other internal IT groups to review project plans.
Coordinate 3rd party vendors and internal IT teams activities and responsibilities.
Manage existing and new 3rd party vendors to get work completed within scope, on time and within budget, and manage processing their invoices.
Produce technical and store operations feasibility options for project requests.
Identify and discuss the impact of store layout into the technology integration activities.
Create a project plan define sub goals, milestones and tasks, time and resource planning .
Monitor project progress and success assess risks and hazards to the success of the project and take appropriate measures for avoidance .
Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
Ensure projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
Submit and manage Change tickets and adhere to internal Change Management processes.
Identify any potential inventory shortages and work with Store System Inventory Coordinator to get the required inventory purchased.
Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution and escalate issues when required.
Ensure a solid communication plan is put in place and employed with all stakeholders involved.
Report statuses of all on-going projects and provide metrics on completed projects.
Provide availability to work after hours and weekends as business needs require.
Provide on call support during last 2 weeks of new store builds, store relocations and store decommissioning.
Project Manager Mandatory Skills :
Three years of experience in IT or Retail
Three years of experience as a Business Analysis
Three years of experience as a Project Manager
University degree with a Business or Technology focus is considered an asset
Project Management Professional or related discipline is considered an asset
Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, a bias for action, and a desire to work with key stakeholders to drive innovation in the retail environment and in-store e-commerce;
Is direct and truthful, and builds trust and credibility with co-workers, vendors, and customers by consistently adhering to the organization’s business principles and values;
Demonstrates a desire to help and is proactive, responsive, and focused on discovering, anticipating, and exceeding the customer’s needs;
Is committed to results by taking personal responsibility for achieving mutually agreed upon individual / team objectives, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals and objectives;
Considers the wider team, function, banner or the organization and takes action or makes decisions which support the success of those groups;
Recovers quickly after change, disruptions, or mistakes and can remain productive and focused;
Is adaptable and can apply lessons learned in one situation to another situation.
Project Manager Assignment Length
Project Manager Assignment