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project manager sr - ST, Corporate Technology

Company: Starbucks
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:


The selected candidate will be responsible for the successful end-to-end management of strategic initiatives that span projects for Store Development, Modern Workplace/CREF & Legal & Corporate Affairs. This position contributes to Starbucks' success by working with Corporate Technology teams across the Global Store Development, Corporate Real Estate & Corporate Facilities and Fintech teams to deliver complex business systems initiatives.The successful candidate must be a well-rounded leader who can drive and sustain collaboration with SBUX stakeholders across both Technology and Business, especially within challenging and ambiguous areas. The candidate must be an experienced, self-starter project manager, who works independently, is comfortable coming into a role with an existing cross-functional team, possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and consistently provides team members with clear direction.Must be comfortable with delivery through the complete Technology project lifecycle, from analysis and design to development and test, deployment, and closure. Must proactively find and manage issues, risks, and change control processes. The Sr technology PM must have strong oral and written communication. Must be comfortable presenting to all audiences, including individual contributors, team members, managers, and executives. SUMMARY OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a deep understanding of projects within the program portfolio, manage assigned projects with clarity of context, and develop an understanding of cross-program portfolio dependencies.
  • Drive complex, cross-functional enterprise projects, leading multiple efforts simultaneously, with complexity and capacity limiting factors.
  • Lead high-performing, cross-functional, distributed teams.
  • Work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance from senior program management leadership.
  • Core project management duties include:
    • Shepherding the project through formal approval and funding gates
    • Developing a project plan that consists of:
      • Detailed budget,
      • Timeline and schedule,
      • RACI and Resource plan,
      • Communication plan.
      • Managing project execution and delivery through the complete project lifecycle.
      • Ensure that project status reports are relevant, transparent, and add value.
      • Ensure the project financials are up-to-date including forecasts and actuals
        • Partner with relevant technology and business hiring managers to ensure that the project has the skillsets and capacity required for delivery.

Keywords: Starbucks, Seattle , project manager sr - ST, Corporate Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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