IT Manager I (Corporate Applications)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

The IT Manager will be responsible for executing strategic large-scale corporate application and store system projects at Ross that support various business initiatives.

The base salary range for this role is $103,500 - $176,550. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Manage complex projects of critical importance throughout the entire system lifecycle, coordinating the efforts of internal team members, system integrators, vendors, and business partners

• Develops innovative solutions and systems to support strategic business unit objectives

• Work with business partners and cross functionally to define and manage project objectives, scope, deliverables, timelines, and project budgets

• Identify, escalate, and resolve issues critical to project success

• Manage, mentor, and lead internal and external staff as defined in project structures

• Interact and coordinate with other IT teams, such as architecture, infrastructure, information security, integration, etc.

• Monitor and report on project progress to stakeholders

• Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs

• Perform ongoing review of project management methodology, working with IT Leadership on continual improvement of business processes

COMPETENCIES:

People

• Building Effective Teams (for managers of People and/or Projects)

• Developing Talent (for managers of People)

• Collaboration

Self

• Leading by Example

• Communicates Effectively

• Ensures Accountability and Execution

• Manages Conflict

Business

• Business Acumen

• Plans, Aligns and Prioritizes

• Organizational Agility

With particular emphasis on the following specific position-related competencies:

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Influence

• Organizing

• Customer Focus

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Bachelor's degree, project management certifications or equivalent work experience in information systems, computer science, or a related technical discipline.

• 5-7 years of project or program manager experience within a Fortune 500 or similar IT environment

• 5-7 years of enterprise level implementation experience using SDLC methodology

• Experience leading SDLC projects from start to finish. Understand various SDLC processes (funding, architecture, security, service transition, TCO) and PMO governance. Understand inter-process dependencies.

• Experience with planning, budgeting, analysis, project execution, and support

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to present to and convince senior leadership

• Experience with managing consultants; matrix-managing other IT team members

• Technically competent; ability to work with internal development resources, technical and solution architects, engineers, and external vendor resources

• Experience working with business partners

• Ability to manage multiple initiatives, self-prioritize and provide recommendations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work. #L

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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead, IT Applications - (Corporate Applications)

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.