National Operations Program Mgr in Melrose Park, IL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 935763BR
Employing Entity: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Field Management
Store ID: 45446: HPS Dallas PDC

  • Provides complete organizational management for assigned projects
  • Manages project planning from the initial proposal stage, valuation analysis, and resource planning through to project completion.
  • Performs post-implementation cost/benefit reviews and documents lessons learned during project administration
  • Defines each project's scope, develops work breakdown structures, forecasts required resources, identifies the program's value to
    the organization (NPV), proposes and defends prioritization, allocates work packages, identifies the critical path with contingency
    plans for crashing the program and provides intra-project supervision and management reviews.
  • Provides creative leadership for improving the program management administrative process
  • Seeks insight from corporate and field personnel as necessary to investigate the potential for adding value to existing project
    proposals through business reengineering. Formally presents those opportunities to management during the scope setting phase
    of each program

Job Requirements

  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Strong relationship building capabilities
  • Knowledge of project management tools
  • Knowledge of quality improvement principles, tools and techniques (structured problem solving, process mapping and capacity
    and resource planning)
  • Strong analytical aptitude with exposure to both financial valuation and process optimization
  • Software skills (statistical, database, spreadsheet, word processing, general graphics)
  • Understanding of mainframe database structures and processing

  • Master's in Business Administration (MBA)
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification
  • Experience in service industry

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • 18 years of age or older