• IT Project Manager 3

    Job Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
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  • Overview

    The IT Project Manager III is responsible for planning, estimating, providing day-to-day management, leadership, direction, and administration across the full project lifecycle.  Over time, the scope of this job will range from managing a single enterprise project or concurrent small and medium sized projects.  The project manager will also serve as the liaison between technical and non-technical departments, working collaboratively to ensure that business and IT objectives are accomplished.

    Essential Functions

    • Accomplish project objectives within the constraints of scope, schedule, cost, and quality.
    • Develop project plans/schedules, monitor progress against project plans/schedules, publish updated project plans/schedules and revise plans/schedules to reflect delays, issues, and changes in scope.
    • Manage and direct assigned project resources to best meet project objectives.
    • Develop and implement organization structure for each project including roles and responsibilities for each member of the project team.
    • Manage and monitor day-to-day activity and provide direction to project team members and supporting organizations.
    • Develop supporting project management plans such as scope, cost, risk, schedule, quality, resource, procurement, and change management plans.
    • Log all issues and risks. Escalate, when necessary, project issues and risks to project Sponsors, including impact and mitigation assessments and proposals.
    • Own all project communication, including status reporting, risk management, and escalation of issues.
    • Secure acceptance and approval of deliverables from the project Sponsor and stakeholders.
    • Conduct post-mortem session and document lessons learned.
    • Insure that all project deliverables and artifacts are stored and maintained.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

    • 10+ years proven experience managing enterprise IT projects with applied knowledge and experience in the following methodologies or disciplines:
      • Agile and Scrum
      • Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Discipline
    • Extensive MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook) experience and how to leverage and implement this with every day project management scenarios.
    • Expert understanding of and experience with software development and infrastructure project lifecycles, and business planning, with a proven track record of success in multiple, complex projects.
    • Ability to build a strong network and relationships across Technology functions and the business units.
    • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments.
    • Ability to assess the impact of new project requirements on an existing team workload.
    • Ability to assess and resolve complex business problems/issues/risks and facilitate conflict management, issue resolution, and risk mitigation.
    • Strong planning and estimating skills.
    • Experience creating business requirements, project plans, project schedules, and associated project materials.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional experience in a related discipline (e.g., information technology, computer science, business, engineering).
    • Retail vertical industry experience preferred.
    • PMI and/or Scrum certification preferred.

     Personality Traits

    • Maintain high levels of integrity and dependability.
    • Maintain a focus on results, quality and customer satisfaction.
    • Work well in a team environment and effectively manage work activities.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple quickly changing and competing priorities.
    • Be extremely flexible and adaptable.
    • The ability to function and stay focused in constant pressure, fast growing and ever-changing organization.
    • Ability to effectively apply conflict and risk management techniques.


    Communication Skills

    • Strong project team leadership, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to competently understand, speak, read and write English.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of senior managers, project steering committees and customers.
    • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.


    In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

    • Competitive pay
    • Opportunities for career growth
    • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
    • Flexible schedules
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 


    Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:

    • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
    • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
    • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
    • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

    Why Sprouts

    Grow with us!

    If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.





    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.


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