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Senior Strategy Manager - Transformation

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1109081
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 16, 2022

Senior Strategy Manager - Transformation

We are looking for a Senior Strategy Manager to drive key initiatives. This role will work with Enterprise leadership. You will be help build the Enterprise Strategy with key leaders across JCPenney. If you thrive in working with multiple teams, with an ability to influence business and technical leaders in a fast-paced environment, have strong problem-solving skills, and excellent communication skills, we want to talk to you.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the overall program schedule and milestone tracking tools to track progress, working with delivery leads and subject matter experts for each track
  • Coordinate across project activities, developing and controlling deadlines and activities
  • Support weekly/monthly reporting (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
  • Implement new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Drive 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 business leads 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow through on projects and be highly detail oriented
  • Experience driving and implementing omni-channel or enterprise fulfillment roles initiatives.
  • Previous experience managing programs in an eCommerce, fulfillment 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.
  • Creative problem solving, organization, attention to detail, flexibility and adaptability are crucial to the success of this role.
  • Ability to communicate complex problems clearly and concisely via PowerPoint
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • 5 - 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • Certification in the field of Project Management and Agile methods is preferred

What you get:

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.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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

Job Title: Senior Strategy Manager - Transformation
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1109081

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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