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Reference # : 18-03170 Title : Project Manager - Senior
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 11/08/2018  
Description

Project Manager: Endeca URL migration - Program Manager to drive strategic Omni-Channel projects for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Top 3 required skills: Program Management, Stake holder management, Dependency management

Soft Skills: Focused, persistent, problem-solver. Diplomatic and willing to address issues directly

Team culture: Fast paced, Open Communication, Empowered, Collaborative

Work Location City: Plano, TX

Duration of contract: 3 months

Target Start Date: ASAP

Interview process: Phone Screen + Onsite


Job Description
We are looking for a Program Manager to drive strategic Omni-Channel projects for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The Program Manager will support the rollout of a major initiative to migrate from the current URL structure to a new URL structure. This is a new role within the team, and will be the key leader for managing, organizing and coordinating this rollout across multiple internal & external teams. The Program Manager must be able to work at the strategic level to drive ideas for timely execution, and at the tactical level analyzing checkpoints and opportunities.

Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities include:
? Maintain the overall program schedule and milestone using tools to track progress, working with delivery leads and project / scrum masters for each track
? Coordinate cross project activities, developing and controlling deadlines and activities while applying change, risk and resource management
? Support weekly Program Status Report generation (accomplishments, in progress, risks, issues, metrics) and Monthly Steering Committee communication
? Facilitate weekly / monthly manager / leadership meetings
? Manage Program level Risk and Issue Management process
? Support project controls and communications
? Develop new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization
? Develop program and project management processes and metrics
? Utilizing standard program management processes/tools, assess program status and provide recommendations and execute on course corrections as needed (don't just measure, actively engage to fix the problem)
? Serve as escalation point for project managers regarding all issues and risks impacting program and release delivery
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
? Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities
? Proficiency in statistical data analysis, lean six sigma tools and techniques for problem solving in a program management setting
? Demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on projects and be highly detail oriented
? Previous experience managing programs in an eCommerce or retail environment would be of high-value but not required.
? Excellent ability to communicate (written and verbal) with multiple levels of leadership as well as cross-functional business and technical teams.
? Advanced proficiency with tools such as JIRA, SharePoint, Excel, Confluence
? Creative problem solving, organization, attention to detail, flexibility and adaptability are crucial to the success of this role.
? Strong understanding of Agile Methodology
? PMP certification desired