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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job ID 
2017-1979
Posted Date 
11/27/2017
Location 
US-ID-Meridian
Closing Date 
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Overview

The primary responsibilities of the Project Manager are to manage all aspects of projects and initiatives that involve Scentsy technology, products, and processes. As a member of the PMO (Project Management Office), the Project Manager will help to define, refine, follow, and educate others on the project management life cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from inception through to closure following the project management life cycle including, but not limited to:
  • Defining the project charter
  • Identifying resource needs
  • Defining project schedules
  • Managing tasks, issues, and change
  • Coordinating training
  • Budgeting
  • Assessing and managing risk
  • Reporting project status
  • Scheduling and attending project meetings and retrospectives
  • Work effectively with resources from all areas of the business and across team boundaries
  • Identify, track, and drive issues through to resolution on projects
  • Work closely with Program and Portfolio managers to evaluate project alignment with the strategic vision and assess the overall health of a project's schedule, scope, and budget
  • Create and foster an atmosphere of team collaboration, relevancy, and reliability throughout all departments within the Scentsy organization
  • Gain buy-in for changes from key stakeholders and retain buy-in through communication, organization, transparency, and a collaborative and positive approach
  • Effectively communicate across all areas of the company, tailoring your communication style and content based upon the audience
  • Ensure the alignment of resources and communication across teams to deliver high-quality and complete solutions
  • Provide concise and timely status reports during the project life cycle to key stakeholders that may include an Executive audience
  • Provide input and leadership to help define, refine, promote, and follow the project management life cycle and related artifacts

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other assigned tasks and requirements as needed

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience desired
  • 3-7 Years of experience leading projects or programs

  • Experience leading projects that involve stakeholders from multiple areas internal and/or external to the business

  • Experience leading projects that span multiple teams and specialties

  • Experience with issue, risk management, and work tracking systems

  • Experience leading projects that include software development and business process improvement or redesign

Expectations:

  • Work with senior project managers to grow project management proficiencies and skills
  • Negotiate effectively across teams and organizational structures
  • Work across multiple teams to manage project dependencies, risks, and issues
  • Monitor project activities for adherence to milestones, schedule, scope, and budget
  • Adhere to all established procedures, policies, and safety rules as outlined by the Company
  • Work 40 hours per week; some overtime may be required
  • Minimal travel may be required

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of project management practices, processes, and methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, KanBan)
  • Knowledge of business process redesign and process improvement techniques
  • Knowledge of Portfolio and Program management structures preferred
  • Knowledge of project planning, governance, monitoring, controlling, and reporting techniques
  • Knowledge of risk/issue management tools and framework
  • Understanding of business and technology environments
  • Outstanding communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization, work coordination, and follow through skills
  • Change management, risk mitigation, and issue resolution skills
  • Strategic view of how initiatives/changes will impact the company, teams, projects, and processes
  • Ability to gain trust and buy-in with stakeholders and fellow team members
  • Provide influence to drive projects, strategic initiatives, and change
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Ability to develop and execute project plans
  • Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to frequently read, comprehend, write, perform basic mathematic calculations, communicate orally, reason, and analyze
  • Ability to work at a computer station and view a computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Working knowledge of computers and all applicable software including proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook), Visio, SharePoint, and Project

Certificates/Licenses Required:

  • Certified Association in Project Management (CAPM) required, or the ability to obtain within one year
  • Project Management Professional