Senior Project Manager
Our client in the activewear industry seeks a Senior Project Manager to join the retail experience team. Must have PMP certification or similar proven project management experience and be an excellent communicator. The ideal candidate will have several years of project management experience and is able to work across multiple groups to understand lead times, create schedules, facilitate meetings, and hold people accountable to project deadlines.
In partnership with a project sponsor, serve as the project manager on assigned projects. Support in the planning, tracking and reporting of assigned retail environment programs across wholesale accounts including shop-in-shops, fixtures, graphics, etc. Your role is to ensure the success of assigned projects through operation excellence. Holding people accountable to deadlines, budgets, and commitments. Key Responsibilities: • Build and maintain project timelines for assigned programs • Build and report-out on detailed project progress, roadblocks, assignments, etc. • Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly executive summaries • Develop and maintain department project dashboards, analytics, and store-level databases • Moderate project status meetings – Recap, track, report on open actions and hold owners responsible • Support team with production logistics including collaborating with fixture production vendors, internal partners, and leadership • Maintain project folder structure and archiving organization • Support with defining and building new department procedures and tools Key Relationships: • Retail Concepts Team • Visual Direction Team • In-Store Communications Team • Concept to Consumers Team • Fixture Production Vendors
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • 5 years of previous project management experience managing complex programs with numerous deliverables and stakeholders. • Preferred experience in construction, retail environment planning or visual merchandising • Experienced in moderating meetings and strong multi-person collaboration • Ability to manage complex projects with numerous deliverables and multiple owners IT skills: • Excel: Advanced • Smartsheet: Intermediate • Project Management Software Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: • PMP Certification