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Senior Project Manager

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 87

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Position Summary

Lead various system projects to ensure quality products are delivered on time and within budget. Drive adherence to Project Management Office (PMO) and Project Portfolio Management Office (PPMO) quality standards. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assemble project team, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules
  • Establish and update project plans and budgets with actual and forecasts and, with assistance, manage deviations from plan and project parameters
  • Conduct project meetings, project tracking and analysis
  • Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet customer needs
  • Manage the integration of vendor tasks and track and review vendor deliverables
  • Identify and remove any impediments/distractions that interfere with the team's ability to deliver against their commitments
  • Communicate timely project status to all stakeholders
  • Manage project risk, develop mitigation plans, and escalate decisions and unresolved issues
  • Escalate associate problems to the team lead/management
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices
  • Travel to offsite locations as needed
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • PMP Certification or willingness to obtain
  • Proven problem solving and organizational skills
  • Six Sigma Certification a plus
  • Prior experience in leadership position delivering projects
  • Solid knowledge and ability to apply the systems development and project management life-cycle processes involved with implementing I.T. solutions
  • Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget
  • Demonstrated ability in team motivation and delegation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and to all levels within the organization
  • Passing score on a selected entry test for new hires (test selected based on project requirements)
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Education Level: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Kroger Technology/Digital || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Project Manager, Developer, Manager, Marketing Manager, Six Sigma, Technology, Management, Marketing

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