Senior Manager of Information Technology (IT) Project Management
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Dierbergs is seeking a results-oriented Senior Manager of
Information Technology (IT) Project Management. This key role leads
the successful execution of IT projects to achieve organizational
objectives, including advancing current systems to create a better
customer and/or user experience and gain efficiencies. It ensures
there are adequate resources to complete the projects by building a
coalition consisting of IT groups and user departments as well as
managing the day-to-day work of a team of business analysts and
product support staff. It advises management in a timely manner of
potential issues and possible solutions or action plans to address
issues. It regularly communicates status updates and other
pertinent information to the customer base, vendors and IT team, as
appropriate. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the
successful candidate will:
SUCCESSFULLY LEAD PROJECTS TO COMPLETION: Develop, implement, and
drive IT-related projects, utilizing project management
disciplines, in cooperation with business partners. Responsible for
all project commitments, including schedules and budgets, and is
charged with monitoring and reporting project status to ensure that
projects are completed with quality and meet the needs of the
business. Assist in the prioritization and tracking of user service
requests and provide resource information to help determine overall
scope and timing of individual service requests. Define standards
and policies to provide exceptional customer and operation support
and drive best practices and methodologies with the team.
ALIGN AND DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS: Partner with
key stakeholders and senior business leaders to ensure that IT
needs are aligned with the overall strategy and objectives of the
organization. Provide innovative and workable solutions to a wide
range of technical challenges and business opportunities.
MANAGE BUSINESS ANALYSIS: Manage the analysis of business
requirements with respect to the development and selection of
application solutions and technologies. Ensure that implemented
solutions are consistent with the organization's business
CULTIVATE VENDOR RELATIONSHIPS: Foster a cooperative and productive
relationship with and maintain frequent and clear communication
with vendors. Keep abreast of vendor strategies and product
direction as it relates to trends and internal organizational
direction and requirements.
LEAD A HIGH-PERFORMING TEAM: Lead and manage teams effectively to
produce high-quality results delivered on time and on budget.
Identify, motivate and develop a team of direct reports (business
analysts and project managers) and manage cross-functionally to
achieve goals. Foster an environment where effective communication
occurs between technical staff, other departments and key
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Business, or closely related field preferred.
- Minimum of seven years of business experience in Information
Technology with experience in IT project management and/or business
- Minimum of five years of management experience hiring, training
and managing performance.
- Business analysis and/or IT project management experience
working with business processes in a retail environment
- Strong background in technology implementations and/or change
- Proficient knowledge of project and change management,
associated methodologies, techniques, processes and
- Effective oral and written communication skills as well as be a
self-starter with the initiative to learn new products and follow
through on projects.
- Skilled leader who is highly capable of influencing and
facilitating change in a cross-functional environment through
insightful listening, effective communication and
- Must be a team player and have the ability to work with all
levels of users and management.
- Able to organize and coordinate efforts with others, both in
and outside of the department. Other Skills & Abilities:
- Building Effective Teams - Blends people into teams when
needed; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be
responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole
team; creates a feeling of belonging within the team.
- Communications - Effective oral and written communication
skills. Is both clear and succinct in a variety of communication
- Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals
successfully, steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Listening - Practices attentive and active listening. Has the
patience to hear people out. Accurately restates the opinions of
others even when he/she disagrees.
- Peer Relationships - Can quickly find common ground and solve
problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests
and yet be fair to other groups; is seen as a team player and is
cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages
collaboration; can be candid with peers. Very Important
- Dealing with Ambiguity - Copes effectively with change; shifts
gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total
picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; can handle risk
- Decision Quality - Makes good decisions based on analysis,
wisdom, experience and judgment; sought out by others for advice
- Innovation Management - Good at bringing the creative ideas of
others to market; has good judgment about which creative ideas and
suggestions will work in the marketplace; can facilitate effective
- Process Management - Good at figuring out the processes
necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and
activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into
- Time Management - Uses time efficiently and effectively;
concentrates on important priorities; gets more done in less time
than others. This description is representative only and is not
exhaustive of the tasks that an associate in the position may be
required to perform. - Equal Opportunity Employer - Discover your
Hometown Career at the Hometown Store!
Celebrating over 160 years, Dierbergs is a family-owned retail
supermarket chain with nearly 4,000 associates, 24 St. Louis
metro-area stores and a location at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks.
Named the #1 grocery store in Missouri (by MSN.com) and the 11 th
best grocery store in the nation (by Consumer Reports ), we are
known for our superior customer service and wide range of fresh,
healthy products. We also give back to our communities through a
variety of annual initiatives.
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager,
management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship
Keywords: Dierbergs, St. Louis , Senior Manager of Information Technology (IT) Project Management, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!