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Senior Project Manager, Facility Solutions/Ship and Pack

Function: Outside Sales
Location: , Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 11/29/2017 1:01:01 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1029289
Description
Introduction

 

As one of the leading national cleaning and maintenance programs in the country, Staples Facility Solutions offers a wide assortment of janitorial and cleaning supplies, including their exclusive line of Sustainable Earth by Staples eco-conscious cleaners. With more than 15 years of industry experience, the Staples Facility Solutions nationwide team consults with business-to-business customers to create a customized solution, helping with product selection, usage, and training.  Staples Facility Solutions is focused on delivering the best customer experience and the best service to support their needs. More information is available at http://www.staplesadvantage.com/facility-solutions/.

 
Position Summary
 

The Sr. Project Manager, Ship & Pack programs, is responsible for driving the successful delivery of a portfolio of initiatives through proactive, disciplined program and project management.  The Sr. Project Manager will leverage a combination of strong organizational, relationship, and communication skills, the ability to design and execute processes, and a proven track record of influence without authority, as well as collaboration with cross-functional and cross-channel teams.  The position’s primary business goals are as follows:

 

  • Enable initiative speed to market by making certain of ready execution on arrival. 
  • Engage leadership in Ship & Pack initiatives. 
  • Project manage initiatives within the Ship & Pack team.
  • Spearhead collaboration with field leaders to gain support for any/all initiatives and to insure field selling team is on the same page as home office team. 
  • Provide strong leadership, project planning and management to one or more visible, complex projects, driving team execution and ensuring expected results. 
  • Build and manage project plans that outline business requirements, dependencies, role and responsibilities, timelines, milestones, and success criteria.

 

Primary Responsibilities
 
  • Lead planning and/or implementation of medium to large scale complex projects.
  • Facilitate the development of project scope, goals, tasks and resource requirements.
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology.
  • Collaborate with other functional areas to drive projects forward.
  • Provide functional expertise to assess potential financial and operational impact.
  • Manage and monitor project schedules and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget. 
  • Maintain, adjust and update project plans.  Consolidate, communicate and ensure resolution of all issues. 
  • Represent the team at meetings and events, communicating strategy and priorities to senior level partners.
  • Build relationships across the organization at peer and director level to influence outcomes and to facilitate product implementations.
  • Develop strategy and get new offerings into the field by developing an operational plan that encompasses a go to market plan and the launch.
  • Identify and apply best practices to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of project management (from beginning to end).
  • Escalate obstacles in a timely manner.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
  • Lead a project team.
  • Serve as a team leader and mentor to other project team members.

Qualifications

Basic

  • Bachelors’ Degree in related discipline and/or minimum of 5-8 years related experience. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to define objectives, scope, and resources for projects.
  • Understanding of business unit, department or functional area’s goals and practices.
  • Ability to establish collaborative and trusting relationships.
  • Ability to bring projects to completion.
  • Ability to lead and mentor team members..
  • Ability to establish cross functional collaborative relationships with business partners.

 

Preferred

  • Knowledge in subject matter preferred

 

Additional Information

 

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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