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Retail IT Project Manager (Digital, Omnichannel, POS) - Remote

Company: Clarkston Consulting
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Clarkston is growing in retail! Do you want the opportunity to leverage your skills to help leading retailers win in this competitive, rapidly changing landscape? Are you looking to join a firm that values its culture and people as its biggest strengths?Join Clarkston Consulting to develop and deploy innovative business solutions across a variety of areas including Digital, Omnichannel / Enterprise Order Management Systems (OMS), Merchandise Planning & Allocation (MP&A), Point of Sale (POS), and Analytics.Were looking for exceptional people who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, team environment, and have a passion for shaping the future of retail. You will have the opportunity to make an impact from day one and grow with the company to take on greater responsibility over time.What Youll DoOur retail project managers bring expertise in retail business processes and a variety of technology implementations, along with the ability to drive complex, cross-functional enterprise implementations, sometimes leading multiple projects within a specific program simultaneously.Successful candidates will have a strategic mindset along with bias for action and strong ability to manage a project from planning through delivery.As a Retail IT Project Manager you will:- Bring expertise to review the clients current business processes and enabling technology, oversee the implementation of the retail technology to enable and support new or improved business processes, and ensure successful and timely delivery of the project- Drive program planning efforts and lead projects ranging from basic platform enhancements to complex enterprise implementations and upgrades- Be responsible for cross-workstream status reporting, creating visibility and confidence in the project to executive stakeholders- Focus on aligning business strategy with process and technology enablement- Earn trusted client status and build relationships that extend beyond the projects lifecycle- Work with market leading technology platforms, including but not limited to ERP, Order Management Systems (OMS), Point of Sale (POS), Merchandise Planning & Allocation (MP&A), and Ecommerce Platforms (including Mobile)At Clarkston, youll be able to continue to advance your career in a variety of solution, process, and consulting disciplines.How Youll GrowAt Clarkston, we feel that we provide the greatest value to our clients through a combination of our industry expertise, business process knowledge, and consulting excellence.Beyond your day-to-day responsibilities, throughout your career at Clarkston you will:- Have the support and mentorship of your Clarkston colleagues and leaders- Own your career youll be able to take charge of your career journey with diverse opportunities to lead and expand your skillset both at the client site and within the firm- Be given the opportunity to make a real and positive impact not only on the clients you work with, but on the firm as wellWhat Were Looking ForWe are looking for versatile leaders and innovators with:- Ability to manage complex consulting projects and deliver true value to our clients- Understanding of retail industry trends, retail processes, and enabling technology- Excellent interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of a variety of audiences, including senior executives.- Strong analytical skills, organizational skills; Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment.- Strong client services orientation and accustomed to taking an active role in executing engagements and project plans/tasks.- Excellent team-building, mentoring, and leadership abilities.- Experience in retail or consumer products industry is required.- Experience using Agile methods is a plus-Bachelorsdegreein Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, or similar discipline required.- Five plus (5+)yearsprior consulting or equivalent industry experience.An ideal candidate will have:- Experience selecting and implementing Digital, omnichannel, and store operations capabilities- Knowledge of merchandise planning, buying, allocation, distribution and digital/online and brick and mortar selling process- Proven track record of delivering technology projects in a fast paced, large, complex, environment- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects or workstreams- Ability to think on both broad and detailed levels- A strategic mindset focused on delivering results- Strong business acumen with exceptional organizational, strategic thinking, analytical, and program management skills- A willingness and ability to take on new technologies and challenges.- High tolerance for ambiguity matched with desire to organize itTravel is an integral part of this role and is estimated to average 50-75% and may vary based upon client and project needs. While travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19 restrictions, all non-essential travel has been limited and any on-site requests are subject to review.More About ClarkstonFounded in 1991, Clarkston Consulting delivers technology and management solutions to market leaders in the life sciences, consumer products, and retail industries. At Clarkston, we drive success --- for our clients, for our people, and for our firm. We utilize a team approach leveraging our collective expertise and industry knowledge to solve our clients business challenges.Our benefits include:- Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision and more)- 401k with company contributions- Paid vacation, personal days, holidays and sick leave- Paid Parental Leave- Life and Disability Insurance- Company Equity or Stock Options- Training and Professional Development investments

Keywords: Clarkston Consulting, Philadelphia , Retail IT Project Manager (Digital, Omnichannel, POS) - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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