Project Manager 9/3/2016

Confidential Company Columbus, OH

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28567789
AJE Ref #
576087468
Location
Columbus, OH
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead and manage the project team (developers, QA, business partners)

Develop and execute resource and project plans, staff the project team accordingly, and track the progress of tasks and milestones

Ensure adherence to IT Project Management Methodology

Manage the project budget, purchase orders and invoices

Create and gain approval of the Project Charter; manage project scope and change requests

Identify, mitigate, escalate and communicate issues and risk

Partner with the Business Analyst to coordinate and/or lead user discovery sessions and project team meetings to gather and organize project business requirements and use cases on assigned projects

Identify and present innovative solutions to improve cross-functional processes and operational efficiency

Work with project leaders and architects to determine the right technical solutions that meet the business requirements

Work closely with the quality assurance team to make certain the correct testing methodology/tools/reporting is used, focusing on requirements and user test methodology to ensure fulfillment of business requirements and IT quality, architectural, and security standards

Oversee the development of change management strategy, including training documentation and classes, if needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, MIS/CIS, Engineering, or related field (required)

5+ years experience as a Project Manager, preferably with a minimum 2 years in a retail environment

Strong project management skills; ability to lead requirements/process/testing aspects of projects and initiatives of varying size or complexity with minimal oversight

Ability to lead business and IT associates with strong interpersonal skills, including collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and negotiation skills

Excellent written and verbal communications skills to facilitate communications between and among highly experienced business and IT associates

Excellent analytical skills with the ability to breakdown and effectively communicate complex business and technical processes, problems, and issues

Excellent planning and organizational skills; capable of multi-tasking across several projects

Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short term perspectives of situations

Personal Attributes: Confident, Self-starter, Strong work ethic, Highly motivated, Sense of humor, A Winning 'Will-Do' attitude, Team oriented