Project Manager - Apparel in San Francisco, CA at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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    201 Spear Street
    San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 941448BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Buying/Merchandising
Store ID: 38112: Sears SF Apparel Office 38112

The Project Manager is responsible for developing solutions that will provide new functionality and services to our customers. The Project Manager is accountable for producing and tracking to the project scheduling and communicating status on progress. This role provides a single point of contact in the project and is responsible for seeing the functionality through implementation. The Project Manager works closely with the Business Unit President, VP's and partners with other areas of the business and support departments to understand dependencies and any potential impacts to the project timeline. This opportunity provides unique career development opportunities and exposure to the day-to-day issues and decision-making processes of executive management.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Create and execute project work plans, decks, reports and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Partners with Buyers and Vendors to Champion innovation projects and plan new ideas from inception to execution.
  • Develops close partnership with the VP to help them fulfill their existing responsibilities as well as develop and define their future priorities.
  • Interacts with various SHC support departments necessary to build and align teams.
  • Responsible for life cycle of department growth projects from development timelines to completion.
  • Interacts and manages team to build and align team.
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to senior management.
  • Delivers engaging, informative and well-organized presentations.
  • Develops metrics and measurements to communicate progress and status.
  • Motivates associates to meet personal and project goals to complete delivery of functionality.
  • Develops, documents, and executes a standard project plan, utilizing approved tools and methodology.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration required or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years direct work experience in a project management capacity
  • Retail Industry experience, preferred
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project and Microsoft Office
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment, preferred
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial