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IT Project Manager Job

Date: Jan 3, 2018

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Project Manager that fills this exciting position will have the opportunity to manage critical IT portfolio projects that focus on supporting key company strategies.  As the organization matures its use of agile/scrum methodology, the Project Manager will be leading efforts that follow both a more iterative/incremental delivery cycle as well as others that adhere to more of a hybrid approach.

The Project Manager must establish, build and maintain project plans that establish actual and forecasted activities and timelines, proactively manage deviations, identify and manage project risks, ensure the project team is properly defined and staffed, and that the appropriate internal and external services are obtained to meet the objectives of the project.  The Project Manager acts as the liaison among the project’s stakeholders and ensures that timely communications are occurring throughout the project’s lifecycle.  The Project Manager will provide support to the BJ’s Program Management Office operation and will perform other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.

The Project Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day project activities, including developing and maintaining demand and resource capacity models. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Balancing and managing scope, time and resources for a multi-disciplined project team to achieve desired results
  • Managing project budgets and recommending subsequent budget changes where appropriate
  • Tracking project milestones, deliverables, and managing changes in project scope
  • Devising contingency and mitigation plans
  • Developing and preparing project status reports and corresponding presentations
  • Analyzing results, troubleshooting problem areas, and making recommendations
  • Identifying multiple solution approaches for solving business need and selecting the optimal approach
  • Providing impact analysis and alternatives to management
  • Managing and actively driving resolution of complex project issues
  • Ensuring project remains aligned with the defined objectives as well as organizational, business and technology strategies
  • Preparing initial analysis and facilitation approach for capturing small to medium scale basic requirements
  • Participating in and co-facilitating meetings with business partners to understand objectives, business process impacts and detailed systems requirements
  • Participating in internal project teams to analyze features, capabilities and interfaces that are to be supported
  • Responding to customer and business partner requests for service
  • Preparing and delivering effective, timely and meaningful communications (written and verbal) throughout the project lifecycle
  • Setting and continually managing project expectations with team members, executives, and other stakeholders
  • Keeping pace with emerging project and portfolio management trends and best practices

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.
  • 3-5 years as a Project Management Professional
  • Specific experience working within a Retail environment a real plus.
  • Proven experience leading projects in agile/scrum and hybrid agile environments
  • Requires basic knowledge of retail industry trends
  • PMP Certification desired

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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