June 19, 2017

Director of Project Management

Natural Grocers

The Director of Project Management will work closely with upper management and across lines of business to identify, plan, and execute strategic company initiatives. This individual will also develop standardized project protocols to be used across the business. This position may also have direct reports (systems and business analysts) who will help support the analysis of ongoing needs of current and future solutions. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for the SAP ECC environment.

Essential Responsibilities
Project Management/Leadership-Actively participate in the evaluation, RFP, ROI and selection process of new projects
Management and oversight of company project pipeline, including prioritization of newly defined projects
Directly approve, prioritize, and communicate project goals
Directly lead projects as necessary
Proactively manage tasks, changes in project scope, identification of potential risk, and devise risk mitigation plans
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to the appropriate project personnel
Identify and resolve project items such as dependencies, critical paths, conflicts within the project team
Coach, motivate, and supervise project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendation report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements and potential processes changes going forward
Develop and enforce use of standardized processes (ex. evaluation, RFP, ROI, selection), procedures (budget approvals, PO, capitalization), and project management templates across the organization
Develop, maintain, and educate organization on best practices and tools for project execution and management
SAP-Supervise SAP Systems Analyst responsible for routine configuration, patches, system upgrades
Support ongoing development of SAP programs for business improvements/enhancements
Support vendor relationship management
Responsible for system licensing

Qualifications and Experience
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Previous experience and demonstrated ability at leading projects
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, other departments, and vendors
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
Able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
Familiarity with project management software and collaboration tools (Microsoft Project, Visio, SharePoint)
Bachelor’s degree in business, technology or related field of study or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Familiarity with project management methodologies and principles (PMBOK) or PMP certification

Apply here: https://careers-naturalgrocers.icims.com/jobs/5540/project-manager/job
Send your resume to recruiting@naturalgrocers.com