Job Details

Project Manager

Location NEW YORK , New York , United States
Category Technology
Job Opened September 18th, 2018
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 18000AL1
Job Type Full Time

job description

Who We Are:
 

HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

 

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

 

Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson�s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium�s only department store group Galeria INNO.

 

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

 

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.

 

What This Position Is All About:

 

We are looking for a Project Manager who will collaborate with technology, product, and our business partners across the organization to improve communication, team dynamics, and our development processes. This talented individual will understand how teams are currently operating and experiment with process improvements to improve efficiency and throughput while increasing team engagement and morale.

 
Who You Are:
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative, be a self-starter, a solution seeker, and have an owner-operator mentality 
  • A strong communicator 
  • Digital/Web workflow exposure 
  • Critical thinking: You must be able to ensure that the products we release will positively impact our KPIs and not be afraid to be a voice of reason and authority when a product is not ready in the face of external pressure to hit a specific timeframe 
  • Display a capacity to learn quickly and respond well to changes and opportunities.
  • Focus and understanding on delivery high service to the team and the business.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable leading meetings and engaging with the business as needed.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, delegate with clearly defined responsibility and organized work well. 
  • Can be relied upon to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Devote appropriate attention to all responsibility, follow through, consistently and be willing to accept responsibility.
  • Create effective teamwork and an environment conducive to developing cross functional groups.
  • Firm understanding of deployment life cycle.
  • Ability to communicate details of a previous projects and experience (able to identify the problem, escalate the problem, speak towards timeline and budget restraints) as well as how the issues were solved. 
  • Understanding of reporting and risk management 
  • Understanding of the differences (pros and cons) between both Agile and Waterfall methodologies 
You Also Have:
  • Bachelor�s degree required.
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Experienced with managing projects.
As The Project Manager, You Will:
  •  Work with product delivery and other business teams to capture project objectives and scope.
  • Establish and maintain the project timeline regularly capture and communicate project status.
  • Identify red flags and resolve impediments to project completion (risk mitigation).
  • Ensuring deliverables meet project requirements.
  • Manage project capital and expense budget.
  • Reviewing deliverables with business stakeholders and incorporating their feedback.
  • Maintain and track the project budget.
  • Ensure project is delivered within budget.
  • Manage 3rd-party relationships as needed.
  • Conduct post-mortems on projects and disseminate conclusions to the rest of the team.
  • Aid in the management of the project roadmap.
  • Stay in sync with the latest industry trends and communicate findings to PMO and other business groups.
How Often You May Travel: 
  • NA
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance.
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount.
 

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

 

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.


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