1+ months

Project Manager/Back Office

Kelly Services
Chesapeake, VA 23323


**Kelly IT** is currently recruiting for a **Project Manager** for a position that we have open in Chesapeake, VA. This position will be responsible for the Back Office functions and will act as the liaison between IT and the various functional departments e.g., Merchandising, Store Operations, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Real Estate, etc. . Project managers are responsible for supporting the execution of key strategic initiatives in a thriving fast paced retail environment. Your focus will be gathering business requirements, streamlining processes through the use of technology, and managing projects from initiation to implementation. This position manages several simultaneous complex, cross-functional and high-risk strategic IT projects with significant financial implications for the corporation.

The principal responsibilities of this position will be to:

+ Serve as primary project lead on multiple concurrent projects

+ Determine appropriate project structure, work streams and team leads

+ Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverable and timelines

+ Manage and evaluate project resource requirements

+ Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans

+ Facilitate project schedules and meetings

+ Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks

+ Maintain project document repositories

+ Serve as primary liaison with external vendors

+ Manage project budgets and all related expenses

+ Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations

Develop key partnerships with the following stakeholders:

+ Executive sponsors to document scope and approve project charters

+ Work with Business Analysts and business users to define project requirements

+ Internal and external development resources to ensure solutions meet requirements

+ QA team to define testing strategy and execute regression and user acceptance testing

+ Training team to define training strategy, develop materials and deliver training

+ Internal Audit to ensure project controls and SDLC processes are followed

**Qualified candidates will have the following education/experience to be considered:**

**Bachelors in Business, Computer Science, MIS or other four-year related degree**

**PMP Certification is a Plus**

**5+ years IS project management experience**

**Retail Industry experience is a HUGE Plus!**

**Proficiency in MS Office suite, including MS Project**

**Software Development Lifecycle experience**

**Finance Experience is required**

**ERP Core System Implementation experience preferably with Lawson is a HUGE PLUS**

Advanced oral and written communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Team player with excellent collaboration skills

Self starter with sense of urgency

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globeoffering you the chance to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-11-18

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