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Technical Project Manager 1- Stores Systems

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084352
Corporate Positions
Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 10, 2019

Technical Project Manager Stores Systems

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Project Manager will report to the Sr. Manager of Stores & Customer Care and will be part of the team that is responsible for Application portfolio management and project management that focuses on various applications used by Stores personnel. The team provides IT solutions as it pertains to Stores Back Office needs, including Workforce Management, Store Task, and new initiatives involving Stores technology.

Critical Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project team for the implementation of new capabilities across the Stores Technology portfolio through close coordination with the business team.
  • Drive the portfolio ownership and management with application/technology health check, licensing & maintenance, budgeting and forecasting, portfolio metrics, change management, security & compliance and partnership with shared services to achieve the business objectives and goals.
  • Own and Manage execution to ensure on time and on budget project/program delivery.
  • Prepare project charter, project funding, and capital request documents for the portfolio
  • Lead and consolidate the project monthly financial forecast variance. Prepare appropriate reports for management.

Critical Skills & Experiences:

  • 2+ years of Project Management experience managing Technology projects using various methodologies: Agile, SCRUM, Iterative and/or Waterfall methods
  • Highly motivated and self-directing individual who has experience managing projects
  • Excellent ability to communicate (written and verbal) with multiple levels of leadership as well as cross-functional business, technical teams and stores
  • Creative problem solving, organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility and adaptability are key to the success of this role
  • Experience or demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from other team members
  • Retail domain experience will be desirable
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as Oracle PM/OTL a plus

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Technical Project Manager 1- Stores Systems
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084352

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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