Posted Date: Aug-19-2021
Job ID: 21048
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Information Technology
Store: Seattle HQ
Remote Eligible: Yes
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REI is seeking a Senior Project Manager for our IT Supply Chain Systems team. The ideal candidate will contribute to REI’s success by managing all aspects of medium to large scale, cross-divisional, multi-year projects, so that they are completed on time, within scope and within budget. The individual in this role is accountable for ensuring all project phases are completed, as well as communicating to key stakeholders the progress and performance against a project plan. They can resolve operational problems through collaboration with the project team to minimize delays. In addition, they can work independently, and serve as a resource and mentor for colleagues with less experience, while modeling and acting in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.
· Initiates, plans, controls and closes medium to large cross-divisional, multi-year projects utilizing REI’s project management methodology.
· Acts as a liaison between IT teams and supply chain operations, to define requirements for new and revised systems from development to production release.
· Manages project financial plans ranging in budget from $50,000 to $5,000,000.
· Ensures project schedule alignment between key cross-divisional operational tasks and IT system integration, and that the schedule is delivered against the desired business timeframe
· Coordinates with IT infrastructure, solution architects, and systems engineers on system integration, performance, security, and QA testing of supply chain systems.
· Advocates and evolves REI’s project management methodology.
· Plans the project in detail, develops project budget, organizes the project team and works with resource managers to acquire and schedule resources.
· Manages the progress of the project and communicates the project status to management and stakeholders on a regular basis.
· Ensures that overall project deliverables are completed, including project charter, project plan, project schedule, requirements, design, development, testing, implementation, policies and procedures, new standards, contracts, risks and issues lists.
· Ensures project quality and success through management of project action items, including managing risks and issues, the decision process, initiating change requests, meeting schedule milestones, resource management, and financial planning and control.
· Identifies, evaluates and manages cross-project interdependencies.
· Provides thought leadership to cross divisional partners regarding project direction and planning.
· Leads change management for responsible areas
· Serve as a resource and mentor to peers and other project managers; continue to educate best practice of project management methodologies to peers, co-workers, and leaders.
· Participation in strategic roadmap planning for business area.
· May facilitate and provide materials for portfolio review meetings.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.
With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.
REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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