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.
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
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.
Position Is All About:
We are looking for an industrious,
dynamic and high-energy Sr Program Manager to lead a dynamic portfolio of
digital initiatives. This highly-visible role will use their experience in agile
principles and methodologies to help drive the planning and delivery of our
product and technology roadmap across the multiple sites we support including
Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Lord & Taylor, and Hudson’s
Who You Are:
have strong relationship building skills, and are able to communicate
effectively with senior management across numerous departments
- You have proven time management skills and are comfortable
managing multiple projects and dealing with shifting priorities
have a can-do attitude
You Also Have:
or front-facing customer demand experience (ie: content driven
site) – A MUST
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 – A MUST
You’ll need an optimistic, charismatic and outgoing personality in order to
lead by influencing others and you’ll be a key part of making our workplace fun
You’ll need the ability to motivate others by demonstrating a clear purpose for
the team and how their work fits into the company’s strategy, while
facilitating a sense of autonomy and creating an environment where people can
continue to master their craft through professional development. You must be willing
to hold teams accountable to our vision and values.
You’ll have the ability to dynamically adapt to shifts in priorities and
projects, resolving contention and solving problems across technology and our
Your management style must be honest, transparent and authentic and you need
the ability to build relationships and trust quickly.
Bonus points for...
least 10 years of experience leading Product Delivery or a PMO within a
technology organization. PMP certification, Product Owner and Scrum Master
certifications a plus.
understanding of different software development lifecycle models and expert
knowledge in agile and traditional principles, with the ability to blend
processes to find the right fit for technology and our business.
technical background to quickly earn the respect of our engineering team, with
bonus points for coming from an engineering background.
As the Senior Program
Manager, You Will:
scope of project portfolio to support business stakeholders and expectations;
Drive out planning and execution across cross-functional teams, with emphasis
on short and long term organizational goals.
our Product Management team in the development of the business cases for our
product initiatives, driving the capacity resource planning and financial
analysis and working across departments for necessary approvals.
an agile mindset and provide a sense of purpose to the benefit of both
individuals and the company as a whole. Gain buy-in and inspire others to
become adopters of our philosophy.
the team’s efforts to identify, communicate, and resolve interdependencies,
risks, and issues. Help teams manage and resolve conflicts.
effective communication with senior management to keep them aware of critical
issues confronting product delivery and of the action plans for addressing
How Often You May
Your Life and
Career at HBC:
- Be part of a
world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an
- 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
- An amazing
• Bachelors degree or higher
• 10 years or more of experience in similar roles
• Firm grasp of program management, presentation skills, entrepreneurial thinking.
• Experience in developing schedules and ensuring that all programs are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
• Have a passion for innovation and technology that can transform how digital content is created
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project