Bengaluru, India, IN
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Technical Project Manager, Brand & Marketing Tech

Country : India India

Region : Karnataka

Town : Bengaluru

Category : Marketing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

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Job description


We believe that clothes - and how you make them - can make a difference.

Since 1853, we've been obsessed with innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn't last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world - supporting great brands, including Levi's®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you're looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

At LS&Co we're embarking on some major business transformations to position the company for long term success in the rapidly changing retail environment. The goal is to digitize our Go-to-Market capabilities, transform our supply chain and technology platform by building and implementing industry leading software solutions with advanced analytics. The scale and complexity of our business and system landscape make it an extremely challenging and exciting environment to work in. We are looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager that can be a key resource in accelerating technology to meet the needs of our business and will be part of the global Brand & Marketing Transformation technology organization.

As a Technical Project manager, you will be responsible for the management of multiple projects across portfolio. Technical Project manager is also expected to possess a broad domain and technology aptitude, which s/he can apply to critically evaluate the wide variety of software solutions available to solve business challenges. This role will provide project planning and project implementation services for business enablement solutions, while adhering to LS&Co PMO processes, policies, and guidelines. Key responsibilities also include securing critical resources, managing timelines, milestones and deliverables. The ideal candidate will be pragmatic and confident, with strong presentation skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously in a high paced environment.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Total 8+ years of experience. Minimum 3+ years of enterprise IT project / program management experience
  • 2+. years in Retail, CPG with major size agile implementation experience in the retail / supply chain
  • Business facing communication is critical for this role.
  • Digital transformation experience is a plus
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is a must
  • Excellent delivery track record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Retail solutions is a great plus
  • Experience leading global delivery teams is strongly preferred
  • Agile certifications strongly preferred
  • Ability to self-motivate, adapt, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment & challenging situations
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage project teams, setting goals, objectives, and priorities then conducting frequent team update sessions to review status and resolve issues
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project team, business project lead, vendors and other key clients
  • Acts as a liaison between functional and technical teams to critically evaluate needs and identify potential solutions and be the single point of contact for all communication
  • Manages vendor relationships, including representing LS&Co., negotiating and working closely to prioritize, troubleshoot, and resolve all issues
  • Provides assessment of IT project management needs (as requested), delivering results to IT stakeholders
  • Recommends and implements risk mitigation strategies
  • Planning and Management of Scope, Schedule, Budget, Resources
  • Facilitates definition of the project scope and detailed project plans
  • Independently drives and monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential risks in the project schedule
  • Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops / implements changes as needed to ensure the project remains within scope, on schedule, and under budget
Communication and Decision Making

  • Conducts project meetings (kickoffs, status, sponsor etc.). Establishes/runs project steering committee meetings
  • Effectively manages project team, including communicates individual roles and project expectations to ensure the project team has the tools and training required to perform effectively
  • Evaluates and proactively communicates project updates, status, issues and risks to all project stakeholders
  • Drives timely communication across IT functions and ensures timely business-based decision making by engaging the necessary sponsors / stakeholders
  • Obtains IT and business approvals for all checkpoints
  • Documents bi-weekly status reports, meeting minutes, and conducts regularly scheduled budget reviews
  • Adjusts project plans and tasks to ensure integration based on cross-project, resource, and schedule dependencies
  • As needed, ensures visibility and supports integration for projects
  • Coordinates activities across functions within IT as appropriate (e.g., infrastructure, release management / QA, etc....)
  • Issue, Change and Risk Management
  • Exercises independent judgment to manage and drive project issue process, including resolution
  • Manages project level risks, weighing and assessing probability, impact, documenting mitigation and contingency strategies
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