Senior Manager of Information Technology (IT) Project Management
Posted on: September 9, 2021
Dierbergs is seeking a results-oriented Senior Manager of
Information Technology (IT) Project Management. This key role
leads the successful execution of IT projects to achieve
organizational objectives, including advancing current systems to
create a better customer and/or user experience and gain
efficiencies. It ensures there are adequate resources to complete
the projects by building a coalition consisting of IT groups and
user departments as well as managing the day-to-day work of a team
of business analysts and product support staff. It advises
management in a timely manner of potential issues and possible
solutions or action plans to address issues. It regularly
communicates status updates and other pertinent information to the
customer base, vendors and IT team, as appropriate.
Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the successful
SUCCESSFULLY LEAD PROJECTS TO COMPLETION: Develop,
implement, and drive IT-related projects, utilizing project
management disciplines, in cooperation with business partners.
Responsible for all project commitments, including schedules and
budgets, and is charged with monitoring and reporting project
status to ensure that projects are completed with quality and meet
the needs of the business. Assist in the prioritization and
tracking of user service requests and provide resource information
to help determine overall scope and timing of individual service
requests. Define standards and policies to provide exceptional
customer and operation support and drive best practices and
methodologies with the team.
ALIGN AND DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS: Partner
with key stakeholders and senior business leaders to ensure that IT
needs are aligned with the overall strategy and objectives of the
organization. Provide innovative and workable solutions to a wide
range of technical challenges and business opportunities.
MANAGE BUSINESS ANALYSIS: Manage the analysis of business
requirements with respect to the development and selection of
application solutions and technologies. Ensure that implemented
solutions are consistent with the organization's business
CULTIVATE VENDOR RELATIONSHIPS: Foster a cooperative and
productive relationship with and maintain frequent and clear
communication with vendors. Keep abreast of vendor strategies and
product direction as it relates to trends and internal
organizational direction and requirements.
LEAD A HIGH-PERFORMING TEAM: Lead and manage teams
effectively to produce high-quality results delivered on time and
on budget. Identify, motivate and develop a team of direct reports
(business analysts and project managers) and manage
cross-functionally to achieve goals. Foster an environment where
effective communication occurs between technical staff, other
departments and key stakeholders.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Business, or closely related field preferred.
- Minimum of seven years of business experience in Information
Technology with experience in IT project management and/or business
- Minimum of five years of management experience hiring, training
and managing performance.
- Business analysis and/or IT project management experience
working with business processes in a retail environment
- Strong background in technology implementations and/or change
- Proficient knowledge of project and change management,
associated methodologies, techniques, processes and
- Effective oral and written communication skills as well as be a
self-starter with the initiative to learn new products and follow
through on projects.
- Skilled leader who is highly capable of influencing and
facilitating change in a cross-functional environment through
insightful listening, effective communication and
- Must be a team player and have the ability to work with all
levels of users and management.
- Able to organize and coordinate efforts with others, both in
and outside of the department.
Other Skills & Abilities
- Building Effective Teams - Blends people into teams when
needed; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be
responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole
team; creates a feeling of belonging within the team.
- Communications - Effective oral and written communication
skills. Is both clear and succinct in a variety of communication
- Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals
successfully, steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Listening - Practices attentive and active listening. Has the
patience to hear people out. Accurately restates the opinions of
others even when he/she disagrees.
- Peer Relationships - Can quickly find common ground and solve
problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests
and yet be fair to other groups; is seen as a team player and is
cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages
collaboration; can be candid with peers.
- Dealing with Ambiguity - Copes effectively with change; shifts
gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total
picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; can handle risk
- Decision Quality - Makes good decisions based on analysis,
wisdom, experience and judgment; sought out by others for advice
- Innovation Management - Good at bringing the creative ideas of
others to market; has good judgment about which creative ideas and
suggestions will work in the marketplace; can facilitate effective
- Process Management - Good at figuring out the processes
necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and
activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into
- Time Management - Uses time efficiently and effectively;
concentrates on important priorities; gets more done in less time
This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of
the tasks that an associate in the position may be required to
Ready to Apply?
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