Project Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Retail / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17
Chesapeake, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17

Job Description

With its recent acquisition of Family Dollar, Dollar Tree’s IS department is faced with the task of integrating the systems of the two companies to help achieve the value of the merger.  We are seeking highly motivated project managers interested in accepting this challenge and helping us continue to build the United States’ largest retailer.

This position primarily manages several simultaneous complex, cross-functional and high-risk strategic IS projects with significant financial implications for the corporation.  The project manager partners with all business, IS and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time, on scope and within budget. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as primary project lead on multiple concurrent projects
• Determine appropriate project structure, work streams and team leads
• Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverables and timelines
• Manage and evaluate project resource requirements
• Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans
• Facilitate project schedules and meetings
• Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks
• Maintain project document repositories
• Serve as primary liaison with external vendors
• Manage project budgets and all related expenses
• Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations

Develop key partnerships with the following stakeholders:
• Executive sponsors to document scope and approve project charters
• Business analysts and business users to define project requirements
• Internal and external development resources to ensure solutions meet requirements
• QA team to define testing strategy and execute regression and user acceptance testing
• Training team to define training strategy, develop materials and deliver training
• Internal Audit to ensure project controls and SDLC processes are followed

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

• Bachelors in business, computer science, MIS or other four-year related degree
• Proficiency in MS Office suite, including MS Project
• 5+ years IS project management experience
• Software Development Lifecycle experience

Desired Qualifications

• PMP certification
• Retail or consumer products experience
• Advanced oral and written communication skills
• Strong facilitation skills
• Team player with excellent collaboration skills
• High attention to detail
• Self starter with sense of urgency
• Enjoys fast paced environments

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