Spectrum Project Manager, Stores Development

Recruiter
Spectrum
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Role
Retail
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for project management of business opportunities through negotiation, strategic planning, design support, and execution of store experience initiatives for internal and external customers. Provides project management and facilitation for cross-functional and internal projects. Designs client presentations on solutions and services that meet clients' future needs. Supports the Charter Stores' leadership team by contributing to the satisfaction and retention of customers, resulting in customer and revenue growth.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Partners to develop and manage programs, plan initiatives, and communicate progress to business leaders.

Develops and maintains project timelines and resources to ensure activities are implemented in accordance with established specifications, schedules, and budgets. Coordinates interdepartmental functions to minimize delays; regularly meets with program team members to review program status and plan future actions.

Develops business requirements and documentation, and implements cross-functional plans required to support effective execution of enterprise functions and processes.

Leads and documents project calls by creating communication between stakeholders and resources. Works to influence progress that leads to successful completion.

Reports on progress versus goals; develops, implements and communicates all internal project status reports to leadership and all impacted departments.

Conducts cross-functional meetings to gather data, expectations, and timelines to build project scope and deliverables. Sets expectations and ensures the correct party is accountable.

Develops program summary and detailed documents to support program communication. Responsible for keeping programs on track and ensuring that deliverables are met.

Participates in task forces, special projects, committee, or team meetings. Participates and interacts with other departmental members to gain alignment on sales impacting projects. Provides impact analysis and support for the development of cross-functional Methods & Procedures (M&P) and implementation efforts sponsored by other departments.

Acts as the organization's liaison and participates in the development and implementation of projects as requested.

Tracks expenditures for department initiatives and stays within budgeted guidelines.

Builds and coordinates the communication of project plans to internal stakeholders and partners, and addresses project concerns and escalated issues. Identifies and executes business objectives, policies, and practices. Monitors and evaluates results.

Assists in conducting research to identify new concepts to drive customer engagement in our stores and address the needs of our customers and personnel.

Arranges business meetings with prospective clients and promotes Charter products/services addressing or predicting clients' objectives.

Implements, communicates and adheres to company policies.

Performs other duties as requested by manager.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communication in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Ability to work through complex, enterprise level issues with a methodical approach and meet required deadlines

Proven ability to foster positive business relationships with strategic partners

Display learning agility and ability to apply knowledge in a team environment

Negotiation and analytical skills

Proven track record of developing/executing project timelines and budgets on time and on budget

Knowledge of sales strategies and procedures

Knowledge of pricing, contract and billing procedures

Knowledge and ability to use computer and software applications Tableau, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project

Valid driver's licence and ability to meet Company's motor vehicle requirements

Education

Bachelor's degree in business or marketing, or equivalent experience

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Project management experience 3+

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Knowledge of Retail sales, operations practices, training and merchandising

Experience leading large scope projects

WORKING CONDITIONS

Corporate environment

Travel as required, up to 30%Posted by StartWire

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