Project Manager III

Posting Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Tyler, TX

Company: Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company (BGC) is a family business based in Tyler, Texas, and currently operates more than 205 stores in four states – Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – with three distribution centers and a corporate office. BGC prides itself on offering its partners one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry which includes medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, paid time off, stock ownership, a 401k retirement plan, incentive plans, employee discounts, educational scholarships, and access to BGC’s 205-acre outdoor recreation area.

Job Summary

Manages and oversees large-scale and high-impact enterprise projects. Ensures project delivery is successful and aligned with business objectives by utilizing advanced project management methodologies and strategies. Navigates complex business and technology landscapes with efficiency and precision. Develops comprehensive project plans and strategies to achieve business goals

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the scope of multiple large, complex, cross functional projects.
  • Partners with internal and external technology and business partners to align technology scope and business outcome. Ensures a change control process is followed for scope changes.
  • Effectively handles intricate multi-vendor relationships, mitigating potential conflicts with numerous concurrent projects in the portfolio. Manages multiple interdependencies.
  • Leads project teams of internal and external matrixed resources of 30+.
  • Creates and maintains integrated project schedule. Understands schedule risks and drives contingency planning with the leadership team.
  • Anticipates issues and risks implementing preventative measures to avoid them. Leads project teams to identify issues and risks by actively managing open risks and issues to resolution. Seeks assistance when appropriate.
  • Develops and manages project budgets, capital, expense, SaaS expense $5-10+M. Manages project financials according to Company processes.
  • Manages projects with a high level of technical sophistication and complexity that involves new technologies, intricate systems, and complex technical solutions.
  • Leads project team meetings, prepares and communicates steering, governance, and stakeholder materials, and facilitates team member communications and alignment.
  • Frequently collects project data to confirm project status both internally and externally. Communicates project status with the appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Ensures IT projects align with the overall strategic goals of the organization. Translates high-level strategy into actionable project initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for oversight of the entire project portfolio including managing interdependencies, resource allocation, and performance.
  • Provides regular updates and reports to senior leadership and may be involved in high-level decision-making regarding the portfolio.
  • Partners across business and IT to ensure compliance with industry regulations is built into the scope of the project.
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency in project leadership. Applies delivery framework and SDLC to projects.
  • Understands the complexity and interdependencies of projects within the greater portfolio.
  • Uses professional project management concepts, Company policies and procedures, and personal leadership to drive business outcomes.
  • Directs the activities of a geographically dispersed project team.
  • Develops and writes project processes and procedures that align with the organization’s culture and needs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of agile and waterfall SDLC.
  • Intermediate knowledge of IT systems, emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices within the IT domain.
  • Intermediate knowledge of regulatory compliance, governance standards, and industry-specific regulations related to IT projects.
  • Intermediate knowledge of project management scheduling tools such as MS Project, Smartsheet, Jira, etc. preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form with team members, stakeholders, and senior management.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and mitigate complex risks associated with high-impact projects.
  • Ability to work within a team environment, coordinate efforts, and contribute to project goals.
  • Ability to learn new technology systems, methods and processes.
  • Ability to organize project tasks, resources, and schedules.
  • Ability to analyze information, assess situations, and make informed decisions.
  • Ability to be meticulous in project planning, execution, and documentation.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to off-site and out-of-town locations with possible overnight stays.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be attentive to potential hazards and remedy or place appropriate warning signs or devices around or near the hazard as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • Must report any potential hazards that cannot be immediately remedied to a supervisor.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and seven or more years of information technology or business work experience required.
  • Seven or more years of increasingly complex project management experience preferred.
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • Project management industry best practice certifications (e.g., Scaled Agile Scrum Master, PMI PMP, ACP) preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Continuously required to use close vision, distance vision, depth perception or the ability to focus.
  • Frequently required to use fine finger movements (ex. sorting and typing).
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Occasionally required to use hands for reaching, touching or handling.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull, maneuver or lift objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel or squat.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.
  • Attendance at work is required.

Work Context and Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
  • Quiet to moderate noise level.

Brookshire Grocery Company strives to provide a safe, drug free and alcohol-free environment for its partners and guests. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information or military status and any other trait protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Tyler