Senior Project Manager, Store Operations


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Retail Operations
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Seattle HQ
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job
This job contributes to REI’s success by independently leading and facilitating the development and execution of projects that promote company identity, enhances the REI brand, improves the operations for our store teams and by executes compelling customer experiences.

Responsibilities will include working cross-divisionally to identify key partners who are crucial to the success of each project, establish project teams, and provide project management leadership, direction, expertise and execution of the needed work. The Senior Project Manager will use strategic thinking, business acumen and continuous improvement skills to predict, act upon, influence and report out on the various considerations of time, budget and scope that could impact the success of each project. The role will communicate with transparency, working with teams to mentor and direct the execution of the work, ensuring that multiple projects are prioritized and appropriately managed. This role will utilize project management principles to plan for and manage the processes and communications necessary to deliver a portfolio of projects that meet strategic objectives, are delivered on time, within scope and approved budget parameters with a high level of autonomy. Scope of role is focused on large (generally defined as above $3m budget) and often complex projects. 

Your Planning & Navigating Requirements 
  • Identify appropriate partners and stakeholders from each division, determining the resources needed and the timing of when input and actions are required.
  • Ensure all cross-divisional partners understand the importance of their contributions and are committed to the project success. Coach and mentor project members, drive and support execution of work priorities.
  • Create and manage project timelines.
  • Develop and organize all project-related documentation including: goals and objectives, budget, timeline, project action items, issues, and key decisions.
  • Provide regular status updates to all stakeholders and project team members regarding project scope, budget, timeline, risks, successes and learnings, contributing to and/or leading executive/leadership presentations as needed.
  • Professionally facilitate project team communication through regular meetings and other resources such as SharePoint
  • Completes other projects as assigned by manager.
Bring your passion and expertise
  • 7+ years of project management experience. Demonstrated project management skills, ability to assess resource needs, reporting, budgeting. 
  • 5 years experience planning for medium to large sized cross-divisional, multi-year projects with broad business focus. 
  • In-depth knowledge of retail field. 
  • Working toward or have achieved certification in Project Management. 
  • Six Sigma certification (or equivalent). 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office. Experience with project management software (e.g. MS Project) preferred. 
  • Excellent attention to detail, follow through, and commitment to quality.
As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. 

The pay for this role is: $83700 - $134000 per year . 
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

Posting Range
$83700 - $134000 per year
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