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Project Manager - Hybrid

Acosta

Acosta

Operations
Rogers, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

DESCRIPTION

The Project Manager’s primary responsibility will be to assist in the oversight and management of projects which directly relate to Store Operations and Merchandising, ensuring store associate impact, cost awareness, and resource efficiency is top of mind in execution. This role will work with various departments within the company to lead and drive key initiatives to successful, on-timedeployment. These project activities are of varying types including fixture/marketing implementations, macro and micro assortment management & revisions, new formats, special field support programs, and other projects aimed at increasing productivity, gross margin, and top line sales.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Functions of this Position

  • Lead the implementation of various projects collaboration with Category Managers, merchandise vendors and third-party services providers

  • Define project scope, goals, timeline, project plan, communications and deliverables that support the project goals

  • Effectively communicate project expectationsto team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

  • Build, develop and grow business relationships vital to the success of the project with both internal and external resources

  • Manage cross-functional teams made up of internal members and vendor partners to solve problems, remove roadblocks and successfully implement initiatives

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

  • Plan, schedule, track and report project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans

  • Develop operational processes and procedures to support program and project deployment

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

  • Other project management duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Three years’ experience in Category Managers, vendor merchandising with third party services providers

  • One year supervisory/management experience required to effectively perform the job’s responsibilities

  • Microsoft Office Application Proficiency (Word, Excel, Power-point, Visio) a must; MS Project experience preferred

  • Minimum of three years project management experience with a focus in Operations and Merchandising project management/deployment; experience in medium to large size, multi-location companies

Knowledge of retail functions and processes

Understands the importance of communications and relationship building to influence both internal and external groups; comfortable in an unstructured, fast-paced environment; demonstrated skills in prioritization, multi-tasking, and success in adapting to change in a fast-paced environment; brings fresh thinking, identifies and recommends new ideas and develops new approaches and processes to improve team and project performance; presents a can-do attitude and prioritizes other’s needs above own; takes initiative and invites responsibility; demonstrated effective written, verbal presentation and analytical skills

ABOUT US

Acosta and Mosaic are the sales and marketing powerhouses behind the most recognized and proven brands with top retailers in the United States and Canada. We offer flexible services that maximize efficiency. Acosta has the talent and technology to build data-, reach- and relationship-driven strategies to execute those strategies, and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metrics-based results for customers and retailers.

Acosta and its subsidiaries, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Acosta may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations. This range may be modified in the future.

Acosta et Mosaic sont les moteurs des ventes et du marketing derrière les marques les plus reconnues et éprouvées avec les meilleurs détaillants aux États-Unis et au Canada. Nous offrons des services flexibles qui maximisent l'efficacité. Acosta possède le talent et la technologie pour élaborer des stratégies axées sur les données, la portée et les relations pour exécuter ces stratégies, ainsi que les outils pour surveiller, suivre et optimiser les résultats basés sur des mesures pour les clients et les détaillants.

Acosta, and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category: Administration

Position Type: Full time

Business Unit: Sales

Salary Range: $61,500.00 - $76,900.00

Company: Acosta Employee Holdco LLC

Req ID: 1191