Project Manager/POS

Union, NJ 07083

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: Project Manager Job Number: 6691 Pay Rate: 100,000

The Point of Sale (POS) Project Manager will contribute their working knowledge of POS in various Retail venues.  They will provide guidance and  participate in requirements  testing and deployment of future POS enhancements.

The right candidate will offer a complete  understanding of  POS and front-end processes across all store formats. Proven experience in Project Management experience is a must for driving requirements, decisions and deployment strategies.

 

Job Responsibilities

? Offer a complete understanding of Point of Sale functionality across all Store formats within the company, including mobile Point of Sale

? Complete understanding of Web and mobile checkout options and functionality

? Recognize and recommend strategies to align in-store POS, web and mobile solutions into an Omni-Channel Experience for customers

? Create and maintain project plans and communicate resource needs and other impacts to business and IT partners

? A leader in project definition and requirements gathering to define intuitive and efficient POS functionality

? Mentor, develop and coach other team members in the project definition and requirements gathering process

? Define testing strategies and plans according to the project timeline; create test scripts and execute them as needed;

develop other team members in the same activities

? Partnership with internal IT and business teams to define deployment/implementation strategies, including Training and

Development needs, minimizing impact on the stores and field support

? Communicate deployments to the stores and field support leveraging our intranet and other communication tools

? Ongoing research of current and future POS trends (inside and outside of Retail industry)

? Partner with the Sr. POS project manager to constantly refine the development backlog of features and requests

 

? Communication

o Ability to identify key areas that require further discussion with a broader audience to reach a resolution

o Provide insight to corporate teams regarding successes and challenges faced by the stores regarding the execution of

a POS transaction

o Partnership with the field to keep a constant pulse on Customer behavior and it’ s impact to our functional and

operational processes

 

? Store Experience

o Schedule time to work the front end in stores to gain an understanding of the transactions and cashier interaction

that occur – then provide insight to the team at corporate regarding successful field practices and opportunities for improvement

o Partner with other concepts to have a working knowledge of their front end processes and propose consistent

processes across all concepts where appropriate

 

Qualifications

? 5-10 years of Project Manager experience specifically in retail, PMP preferred

? Extensive knowledge of POS testing strategies that will ensure functional solutions are delivered to the stores

? Excellent communication skills; ability to identify pros/cons of issues and provide recommendations

? Ability to interact with all levels within the organization by presenting open issues, decisions and functionality and

communicating back to various teams

? Self-motivated with the ability to identify opportunities to improve the overall store experience

? Ability to manage a project timeline and provide updates as needed

? Willingness to expand knowledge base to other areas of the company

? Some travel required

Sue McLean
Recruiting Director, Project / Program Management & Business

Sue started working with The Connors Group in 2010, enthusiastically bringing expertise to an organization that shares her values of professional integrity and quality relationships. Sue focuses on recruiting Project / Program Management professionals for Business Transformation initiatives.  She believes that clients value a good reputation, transparency in the process of working with candidates, and depth of insight to provide expedient solutions. On the talent side, Sue knows that candidates value access to opportunity, knowledge in review of their background, and the time we take to build rapport.

Sue strives to continue as thought leader/adviser for companies who want to grow their team with project managers; and be perceived as as a source for industry trends and market intelligence. She enjoys networking in the field and working with different professional groups within the Project Management domain. As a sociology major, she has always enjoyed the “people side of IT;” connecting the companies we work with and the people we network with. She also enjoys game shows, board games, volunteering, and travel – ask her about her time on $1,000 Pyramid!

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