Project Manager - IT
Job Summary and Mission
This job contributes to Starbucks success by managing medium to large information technology projects in accordance with established standards and best practices. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Develops project plans, objectives and schedules that support company objectives and business unit/department needs. Works with the business unit to define the scope, business objectives and required project results. Develops project schedules and budgets. Estimates, negotiates and obtains human, software and hardware resources to meet project requirements.
Manages and monitors project schedules, progress and costs to ensure projects are completed on time and effectively. Maintains, adjusts and updates project plans as needed. Consolidates, communicates and manages all issues and risks affecting the project. Communicates project status to project participants and stakeholders accurately and on time.
Manages projects to design, develop and implement new systems and process improvements. Leads project teams and subteams in project execution, ensuring compliance with established company project management methodologies and standards. Ensures that all project documentation is completed accurately and on time. Mentors project team members to improve overall organizational competencies in project management.
Works cross-functionally with Information Technology partners, business partners, suppliers and other teams to ensure successful completion of projects.
Summary of Experience
Building, leading and mentoring teams 5 years
Managing one large-scale or multiple small information technology projects 5 years
Project management, including all elements of scope, time, cost, risk, quality, integration, procurement, human resources and communications 5 years
Working with end-users to define work flows and integrate business processes and technology into effective business solutions 5 years
Systems and process analysis, design and deployment 4 years
Application of industry-based project management and systems development methodologies and tools 3 years
Requirements gathering and analysis 3 years Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to lead projects to completion
Ability to lead and mentor team members
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners
Knowledge of basic business principles and company goals and objectives
Knowledge of information technology portfolio, program and project management principles, best practices and enabling tools
Knowledge of system architecture and design principles, practices and enabling tools
Knowledge of integration tools and methods
Knowledge of system testing and test plan development