Project Manager, SCRUM Master

 posted over 4 years ago

Saks Incorporated | FullTime | New York, NY


Project Management & Delivery •Responsible for all aspects of the development/implementation of projects and programs involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or program from the design process through a finished state for internal/external customers. •Provides a single point of contact for projects. •Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. •Interfaces with all areas affected by the project which may include customers, client services and various departments (e.g. marketing, computer services etc.). •Defines project scope and objectives. Oversees/coordinates all aspects of project and serves as project manager between creative, technical, marketing and other business teams. •Plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets. Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on all matters. •Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals. •Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, and status reports. •Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project deliverables. •Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems. •Partners with the project Business Analyst/Information Architect to deliver new features and functionality for HBC Digital •Ensures deliverables meet project requirements •Reviews deliverables with business stakeholders and incorporating their feedback •Manages 3rd-party relationships as needed •Oversees User Acceptance Testing and final sign-off •Conduct post-mortems on projects and disseminate conclusions to the rest of the team Job Requirements: •Bachelors’ degree required •Minimum 10 years of Project Management experience; 3+ years’ experience in managing diverse, complex eCommerce projects; preferably in the retail space •Experienced with managing Agile projects. Hands-on/direct experience working with Scrum teams as a Scrum Master: •3-5 years’ experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager •3-5 years’ experience working in Web-based and/or SaaS (Software as a Service) application development teams •Proficient with MS Office tools including Project, Visio, and Excel. •Strong understanding of web development, back-end services, QA processes, Oracle, Mongo, Postgres and Redis databases. •Familiarity with web technologies such as, AJAX, Closure, content management, Java/J2EE, and Scala •Demonstrate a high level of initiative and be a self-starter, solution seeker •Must be extremely resourceful and enthusiastic •Display a capacity to learn quickly and responds well to changes and opportunities •Focus and understanding of customer needs, always place the customer first •Possess strong verbal and written communication skills •Comfortable leading meetings and engaging with group business heads. •Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, delegate with a clearly defined responsibility and organize work well. Can be relied upon the meet schedules and deadlines. •Devote appropriate attention to all responsibility, follow through consistently and be willing to accept ultimate responsibility; take positive action to meet growing responsibility. •Create effective teamwork and an environment conducive to developing cross functional groups