Lead Technical Project Manager - IT Infrastructure

JC Penney  •  Plano, TX

11 - 15 years experience  •  Apparel & Footwear

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17
Plano, TX
11 - 15 years experience
Apparel & Footwear
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17

The Lead Technical Project Manager willreport to Senior Manager, ITInfrastructure and will be part of the team that isresponsible for the project management multiple ITInfrastructureportfolios.

Critical Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide ownership and oversight for projects within the IT Infrastructureportfolio through close coordination with the business team, other IT teams as well as external vendors.
  • Drive the portfolio ownership and management with application/technology health check, licensing & maintenance, budgeting and forecasting, portfolio metrics, change management, security & compliance and partnership with shared services to achieve the business objectives and goals.
  • Own and Manage execution to ensure on time and on budget project/program delivery
  • Prepare project charter, project funding, and capital request documents for the portfolio
  • Oversee project financials by leading and consolidating the project monthly financial forecast and variance reporting. Prepare appropriate reports for management.
  • Lead and coach other junior project managers on the team

Critical Skills & Experiences:

  • 10+ years of Project Management experience managing enterprise IT programs and/or projects
  • Experience in leading IT Infrastructure projects involving the following areas: network, virtual server environments, data center deployments, backup/storage, end-point management, Windows/Linux server, and life-cycling of legacy systems
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile processes
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as Oracle PM/OTL a plus
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Retail industry a plus

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide.  We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.  On-site campus amenities include Concentra health clinic, Walgreens pharmacy, Bright Horizons daycare and preschool, full cafeteria services, Subway, Starbucks, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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