Global Project Manager - Business Projects

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The Project Manager is part of the Global IS&T Organization and responsible for planning, organizing, driving and controlling Strategic and High Priority projects. Projects often span multiple domain areas (eCommerce, Store, Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Infrastructure, Security, etc) and may also span multiple geographies. Projects will be executed utilizing Foot Locker’s Project Methodology based on Agile principles and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Standards.

Task and Schedule Management: The Project Manager is expected to be able to create written plans to manage, track tasks and drive across multiple initiatives. When planning the work, the Project Manager must use their technical knowledge to enable successful collaboration with the technical staff, business units and other IS&T support areas to define realistic yet aggressive timeframes and expectations. It is expected that the Project Manager will develop resource plans necessary to complete projects and work with the Managers to provide those resources.

Communication & Stakeholder Management: It is expected that the Project Manager works closely with the cross-functional project team to understand and document status of activities, providing that status to IS&T management in a timely and accurate manner, while reviewing the tasks to ensure completeness, validity of results and compliance with Foot Locker Project methodology. Interface with project stakeholders to ensure all involved are aware of status and potential issues. Develop a positive partnership with the user community and project stakeholders. Any issues that could or will impact the overall project milestones need to be communicated immediately.

Accountability: It is required that the associates assigned to project tasks understand what they are to do, what their priorities are and that they are accountable to complete the tasks with a high degree of quality within the timeframes established. Unacceptable levels of performance must be communicated to appropriate management. Ensure that the users you interact with are accountable for their actions and decisions that impact these projects.

Leadership: Project Managers are expected to be a true leader for their project team. Establish the vision for the project team as it relates to achieving the goals and objectives of the Project Sponsor and the company. Be proactive in anticipating and securing the resources needed to achieve the established goals and objectives.

  • Develop project plans to minimize cost and implementation risks
  • Provide communication, documentation and everyday management of projects, while ensuring that all risks, timelines, budget and scope are managed
    • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control and close projects
    • Perform quality assurance and risk management
    • Project budget and scheduling estimation and management
  • Manage project team members
  • Engage with stakeholders and manage internal, external and third party relationships
  • Conduct status review meetings with team members and clients
  • Provide reports and documentation on project stage and progress
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties pending on the needs of the business

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and/or related field OR equivalent work experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years related work experience, with at least 3 years of experience in a international project management role
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Project
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Highly effective and professional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Confidence communicating with senior management and large audiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management skills
  • Experience managing resources in a matrix organization
  • Experience in vendor sourcing and management preferred
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum Certification desired
  • PMP Certification desired
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  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

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