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Sr Project Manager - Retail e-Commerce

  • Location: San Francisco, California, 94111
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

Title: Sr Project Manager - Retail e-Commerce
Location: San Francisco, CA
Type: Contract

Key Responsibilities
  • Leads the project throughout the project life cycle, defining project plan with dependencies, aligning project resources to achieve goals and ensuring established timelines are met.
  • Manage daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly agile project activities such as daily scrum standup, status reports, sprint grooming, Program Increment planning, cutover planning and retrospectives.
  • Provide expert budget management, reconciliation, forecasting and reporting on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinates cross-functionally with Product and IT managers to identify and define specifications, indicate areas of system impact and continuously communicate project status and needs.
  • Background in using Confluence and Jira to hands-on manage projects
  • Adhere to published PMO checkpoints and approval workflow and other governance processes in the PMO platform Clarity.
  • Ensures that all PM reports are accurate and are updated in a timely manner.
  • Provide management visibility into project progress, while supporting effective decision-making, approvals, and direction.
  • Organize and conduct periodic project reviews with key stakeholders, sponsors and leaders to provide progress and plan to key milestones, manage key decisions and mitigate risks.
  • Expert ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
  • Ensures UAT activities meet business goals. Coordinate business approval of releases prior to build.
  • Understand the domain and know the experts to ask the right questions to prioritize and perform necessary follow-ups to resolve issues.
  • Leverage past experiences to identify potential areas of improvement in project performance and sharing of best practices related to overall project management.    
  • Project is for the client's Europe market and EU time zone meetings must be supported.
  • Minimum 8 years IT project management experience; 6+ years ecommerce.
  • Agile project management experience 
  • Minimum 5 years working with technical teams in ecommerce and retail solutions 
  • Solid experience with Hybrid Agile project management 
  • Experience implementing and maintaining Ecommerce platforms and third-party Ecommerce applications 
  • Demonstrated experience working with global IT and product teams. 
  • Demonstrated ability to bring structure to ambiguous environments and relate well to people at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to influence change outside of your span of control and build stakeholder support. 
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to get results through formal channels and informal networking within a matrix project organization. 
  • Strong and concise verbal presentation and written skills. 
  • Self-starter who is energetic, enthusiastic, adaptable and a customer-oriented team player. Ability to work with multiple cross-functional groups, including business and technical teams.
  • Preferred Certifications: PMP, CSM, SAFe
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s a bonus