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The Sr. Project Manager – Supply Chain PMO will assist in the development of a disciplined project management methodology for the Supply Chain PMO. This role will provide effective project management of key large cross-functional Supply Chain project and initiatives. This will be accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of project tasks. The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for delivering several key project artifacts and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. While this position has no direct responsibility for supervising others, it will play an important role in the mentoring of Project Managers within the group.

*This position is remote but will include travel to the Boca Raton HQ office at most 1x monthly and must be available to work on eastern time.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of a PMO within the Supply Chain Organization. This includes the development of a disciplined project management methodology and processes to manage business process improvements. This integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk management and procurement.
  • Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost and monitors project execution to ensure plan/project flow. May require implementation of process changes to meet the different functional area needs by establishing new strategies to keep operational requirements from loss of business. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes or potential changes to the baseline and ensures the approved changes are implemented. Develops statements of work and project estimates which includes the creation of detailed project plans. Maintains project logs of all submitted changes and their status.
  • Manages Project Communication by developing an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to all project stakeholders. Plan should include status reports regarding project performance and other related matters for use in budgeting and resource allocation. Collects and documents all project issues and effectively manages their timely resolution.
  • At the completion of a project or project phase, captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Project Managers. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.
  • Process Improvement projects may require the development of written procedures (SOPs) due to the broad business impact across the Supply Chain Organization.
  • Provides risk management identification and mitigation planning and ensures project teams are following selected project management methodology and quality control process.
  • Shares responsibility with the project leadership for providing a positive work environment. Ensures teams are staffed, duties and responsibilities are understood by everyone. Fosters teamwork environment while motivating assigned associates.
  • Mentoring Project Managers within the PMO.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

-Level of Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.)

  • Area of Study: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related discipline with a Masters degree preferred.

-10+ years experience and/or training

  • Type of Experience:
  • Project Management experience especially within a Supply Chain environment with special focus in the areas of engineering and logistics, warehouse system designs and automated conveyor systems and layouts and construction management.
  • Experience in warehouse reconfigurations and consolidations.
  • Budget preparation and analysis.
  • Previous experience of effective communication with internal and external stakeholders to complete projects ahead of schedule and under budget.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution.
  • Experience with building and managing a project team to a successful project lifecycle.
  • Technical Skills: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Experience with LEAN, Six Sigma or related process methodologies desired.

-Information Systems: MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, AutoCAD

-Technical Competencies: Requires excellent computer application skills including MS Office and MS Project. Ability to read and decipher a building drawing.

-Skills and Ability:

  • Large cross functional project management.
  • Ability to manage complex projects to completion.
  • Able to communicate effectively and efficiently with the project team, external stakeholders, and OD senior management.

-Personal Attributes: Relationship builder, passionate about business, knowledge seeker, consequential thinker, flexible, adaptive, detail oriented, leader, proactive, focus with end in mind, conflict resolution, problem solver, and team player.

-Other/Preferred: Familiarity and/or experience with the RACI Model

 

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:

The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

 

How to Apply:

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    The Sr. Project Manager – Supply Chain PMO will assist in the development of a disciplined project management methodology for the Supply Chain PMO. This role will provide effective project management of key large cross-functional Supply Chain project and initiatives. This will be accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of project tasks. The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for delivering several key project artifacts and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. While this position has no direct responsibility for supervising others, it will play an important role in the mentoring of Project Managers within the group.

    *This position is remote but will include travel to the Boca Raton HQ office at most 1x monthly and must be available to work on eastern time.

     

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the implementation of a PMO within the Supply Chain Organization. This includes the development of a disciplined project management methodology and processes to manage business process improvements. This integration, scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk management and procurement.
    • Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost and monitors project execution to ensure plan/project flow. May require implementation of process changes to meet the different functional area needs by establishing new strategies to keep operational requirements from loss of business. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes or potential changes to the baseline and ensures the approved changes are implemented. Develops statements of work and project estimates which includes the creation of detailed project plans. Maintains project logs of all submitted changes and their status.
    • Manages Project Communication by developing an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to all project stakeholders. Plan should include status reports regarding project performance and other related matters for use in budgeting and resource allocation. Collects and documents all project issues and effectively manages their timely resolution.
    • At the completion of a project or project phase, captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Project Managers. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.
    • Process Improvement projects may require the development of written procedures (SOPs) due to the broad business impact across the Supply Chain Organization.
    • Provides risk management identification and mitigation planning and ensures project teams are following selected project management methodology and quality control process.
    • Shares responsibility with the project leadership for providing a positive work environment. Ensures teams are staffed, duties and responsibilities are understood by everyone. Fosters teamwork environment while motivating assigned associates.
    • Mentoring Project Managers within the PMO.

     

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    -Level of Formal Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.)

    • Area of Study: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related discipline with a Masters degree preferred.

    -10+ years experience and/or training

    • Type of Experience:
    • Project Management experience especially within a Supply Chain environment with special focus in the areas of engineering and logistics, warehouse system designs and automated conveyor systems and layouts and construction management.
    • Experience in warehouse reconfigurations and consolidations.
    • Budget preparation and analysis.
    • Previous experience of effective communication with internal and external stakeholders to complete projects ahead of schedule and under budget.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution.
    • Experience with building and managing a project team to a successful project lifecycle.
    • Technical Skills: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Experience with LEAN, Six Sigma or related process methodologies desired.

    -Information Systems: MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, AutoCAD

    -Technical Competencies: Requires excellent computer application skills including MS Office and MS Project. Ability to read and decipher a building drawing.

    -Skills and Ability:

    • Large cross functional project management.
    • Ability to manage complex projects to completion.
    • Able to communicate effectively and efficiently with the project team, external stakeholders, and OD senior management.

    -Personal Attributes: Relationship builder, passionate about business, knowledge seeker, consequential thinker, flexible, adaptive, detail oriented, leader, proactive, focus with end in mind, conflict resolution, problem solver, and team player.

    -Other/Preferred: Familiarity and/or experience with the RACI Model

     

    Disclaimer:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified. Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:

    The company offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

     

    How to Apply:

    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

    Read More Read Less

  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays (as applicable by business unit)
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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