Sr. Manager, Program Management Office

Recruiter
Coach
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
23 Aug 2022
Ref
102268
Sr. Manager, Program Management Office

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for leading the end to end activities for Product Development (PD). Develops overviews to provide cross-functional team visibility to critical milestones, timing, resources, and areas of risk across their respective area.

Leads the development process encompassing the management of Product Development Calendars, and special projects.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...

Project Management

  • Creates PD timelines for all categories within across Retail and Outlet for Leathergoods and Ready to Wear; mitigate risks and barriers to achieve on-time execution
  • Proactively identifies timeline challenges and collaborates with cross-functional teams to find creative solutions.
  • Manage PD project timelines partnering closely with internal Coach Teams (Design, Design Management, GM, Materials Management, PD, Print team, GMP, VM, Supply Operations, SP, RMS, global marketing and global business unit partners)
  • Spearhead multiple projects with equal priority, anticipate issues and provide creative solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with cross functional teams and leverage relationships to drive execution
  • Develop effective communication processes to inform the cross-functional teams about project progress, and key deliverables
  • Work with internal teams to develop and validate schedules and project plans.
  • Manage / Assess Project Risk and proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential challenges and road blocks, and devise contingency plans.
  • Drives process improvement, effectively manages change and able to influence team to adopt new standards and practices

Meeting Management
  • Facilitate project status meetings and communication between functional groups to achieve on-time execution .
  • Summarize next steps/open items during PDT milestone meetings; schedule follow up outside of established/scheduled PDT activities/milestones
  • Communicate key decisions/updates in between scheduled PDT activities/milestones
  • Prepare for next scheduled PDT activities/milestones


The accomplished individual will possess...
  • Bachelor's degree with 7-10 years of relevant project management experience.
  • Sharp business acumen, strategic thinking, and analytical skills; proven ability to deliver on program KPIs and ROI goals
  • Strong project management and organization skills with ability to prioritize time and tasks and solve problems/remove obstacles to drive execution
  • Strong self-starter with action-oriented drive; excels in fast-paced, start-up type environments
  • Clear communication skills and the ability break complex topics into easy-to-understand and actionable pieces of information across all levels of the business
  • Ability to work under pressure and work against tight deadlines
  • Fast learner, self-driven, natural curiosity, and enthusiasm
  • Fashion or Luxury experience a plus

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