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Project Manager in Tempe, AZ at Couche-Tard (Circle K)

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Project Manager will report directly to the Senior Manager PMO and will be responsible for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure of assigned projects. Working as a member of the PMO team, the Project Manager will manage complex projects for the Global Finance organization that improve process efficiencies and effectiveness and may or may not include technology changes. The Project Manager must be a self-starter, an advocate of change, and will act as a main liaison across all functional teams in order to bring a project to a successful completion.

This position can be located in Tempe AZ, Laval Canada, Riga Latvia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following essential job duties, responsibilities and requirements:

  • Organize and lead internal and external cross functional team members to deliver on time and within budget
  • Provide critical thinking, challenging leadership and project teams on their assumptions and improvement processes
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and ensure resource availability
  • Manage executive team and project team expectations
  • Research, diagram and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes
  • Collect data to identify root cause of problems
  • Prepare process diagrams, business specifications and flowcharts, analyze data and recommend alternatives for improving processes
  • Develop business strategies and tactics to implement changes to existing or new processes
  • Develops metrics for process measures, identifying indicators for future improvement opportunities
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis for proposed changes to aid management in making strategic and tactical decision
  • Communicate status issues, risks and changes to all stakeholders including executive leadership and project teams
  • Establish project budget, track expenditures, and report variances
  • Present to all levels of the organization

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven working experience in project management (3+ years)
  • A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in related field
  • Project Management methodology certifications is a plus
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies
  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously
  • Can introduce and foster a culture of change
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to build understanding and trust as well as develop a solid network throughout all levels within the organization.
  • Can identify the needs and expectations of others and provide mutually acceptable solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills. Can effectively manage various projects and meet tight deadline
  • Process oriented. Can easily recognize areas of improvement and develop strategies for implementation resulting in improved efficiencies
  • Ability to manage and influence across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develop a clear and detailed plan
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Availability to travel to meet with stakeholders

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Complete physical activity inventory of the position includes:

  • Sit for long periods of time.
  • Operate computer keyboard and mouse for data entry.
  • View computer monitor
  • Hear and speak via telephone.
  • Reach forward and/or overhead
  • Occasionally lift up to 20#

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Working conditions inventory of the position includes:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at a normal range.
  • The lighting will include natural light from the outside as well as fluorescent lighting throughout the work areas.
  • Work with minimum direction and periodic supervision.

JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGMENT

This Job Description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and it is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all the duties, responsibilities, functions and qualifications required of the position.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties and will be evaluated, in part, on performance of the tasks listed in this job description.  As with all positions, the responsibilities and duties of this position may change.  The Company reserves the right to revise this Job Description at any time with or without notice. This Job Description does not constitute a contract for employment and either the incumbent or the Company may terminate employment at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.



Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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