Join our Information Technology (IT) Team at Helen of Troy as a Senior IT Project Manager and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands, including our 8 leadership brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Vicks, Braun, Honeywell, PUR, Hot Tools, Drybar. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!
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This position can be based in El Paso, TX, Southaven, MS, New York, NY, Bend, OR or Irvine, CA.
What you will be doing:
The Senior Project Manager will be supporting the Global Applications team in driving the project on a day-to-day basis within established constraints. Senior Project Manager will own the day-to-day activities of one or more sophisticated business-sponsored IT projects (of which total cost of projects under management concurrently exceed $1 million) to deliver tasks on time, within budget, and within scope. Responsible for the success of the project(s). The selected candidate will always retain ownership from a Senior Project Management perspective. Will verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost, and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.
Lead a portfolio of sophisticated initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
Communicate roles and responsibilities of the project team, per the Enterprise Program delivery guidelines
Manage process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project Portfolio.
Skills needed to be successful in this role:
Demonstrated ability to lead all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports business & IT strategic objectives.
Success in supporting on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project achievements.
Proven full Project Lifecycle ownership and solid previous experience in developing and deploying templates for medium to large size implementations to ensure predictability and consistency across the Portfolio.
Internal quality control check for all projects; stage gating and specifically test and deployment management activities across the Portfolio driving consistency.
Strong functional and technical knowledge
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is crucial
Possess strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations.
Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
Managed process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project Portfolio.
8 + years experience leading a portfolio of sophisticated initiatives that spans multiple lines of business.
Exposure to project portfolio/Project management tools.
Demonstrated ability in leading/driving project teams; 10+ on/off shore resources.
Established practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expend and mature these capabilities for the organization.
Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall.
Established track record in defining success criteria, metrics, test and deployment management methodologies.
Proficency in MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
2+ years of experience in a Major Consulting firm
Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.
Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.
We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000 #LI-DNP.
Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.
We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.