IT PROJECT MANAGER I - Modesto, CA
Company: The Save Mart Companies
Posted on: May 14, 2022
The Save Mart Companies is one of the largest food and drug
retailers in California and Nevada. It is home to a number of
well-known brands in food retailing. You might have seen our
banners that include Save Mart, Lucky, Lucky California and Food
Maxx. We also have 4 distribution centers and SMART Refrigerated
Transport, a trucking firm that transports dry groceries, frozen
foods, ice and novelties to all of The Save Mart Companies stores.
We are a locally and family owned business, headquartered in the
heart of one of the greatest agricultural areas of our nation - the
San Joaquin Valley.
The Modesto community is vibrant with great traditions, educational
opportunities and multi-cultural lifestyles. Aside from mild
weather year-round, Modesto allows for easy access to many major
tourist attractions in California. To the west lies the San
Francisco Bay Area (90-miles) and the Santa Cruz Beach (115-miles).
To the east is the famed Gold Country "Mother Lode" (50-miles) and
a little farther you can find the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain
range, Lake Tahoe (180-miles) and Yosemite National Park
Some of our competitive benefits include: exceptionally generous
benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K), Life Long
Learning Educational opportunities, Employee Association
(discounted and free tuition options, contests, and support
We Are Currently Recruiting For The Position Of
IT PROJECT MANAGER I - Modesto, CA
The Project Manager I - IT plans, directs, and coordinates
activities of assigned projects to ensure that goals or objectives
of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and
funding parameters. The position works with project team members
and project owners on all aspects of project mission, planning, and
multi-department coordination. The position reviews project
proposals and plans to determine time frame, funding limitations,
procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and
allotment of available resources to various phases of projects. The
position prepares reports for senior management regarding ongoing
status of project. The position also establishes work plans and
multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project and arranges
for recruitment or assignment of project team members. This role
will work cross-functionally with all IT teams to support strategic
organizational initiatives and provide leadership in department
process improvement specifically relating to the development of an
IT Project Management Office (PMO) and IT Governance Committee
Key Responsibilities And Accountabilities
Manage small to mid-sized projects across IT functions as assigned,
including but not limited to:
Determine and define project scope and objectives.
Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources
in an effective and efficient manner, ensure best practices are
followed, planned, and executed.
Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan to
ensure projects are completed within prescribed timelines and
Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various
stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.
Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards
throughout entire project execution.
Collaborate with project team members to provide technical advice
and to resolve problems.
Monitor progress and adjust as needed.
As well as...
Assist senior project manager with small to mid-sized projects
across company functions; collaborates with respective functional
teams and store operations to help identify and resolve issues;
manage stakeholder communications, and ensure projects are
completed within prescribed timelines and budgets.
Establish work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase
Collaborate with project staff to outline work plan and to assign
duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority; ensure quality of
deliverables and meets or exceeds business expectations.
Continuous risk assessment of projects to determine project
completion viability; assist and improve current project
methodologies by ensuring best practices are followed, planned and
Analyze vendor solution providers and facilitate vendor and
contract negotiations. Collaborate with project team members to
provide technical advice and to resolve problems
Support and assist with establishing core functions of an IT
Project Management office, specifically focused on using Atlassan
or comparable tool to build a project database.
Analyze project intake submissions to ensure they contain the
necessary documentation and approvals.
Assist with the IT Governance Committee meetings and materials
across IT Departments.
Assist to identify department inefficiencies and work to improve
existing processes. Develop Project Performance Measurement
Criteria and related standards to identify areas for
Perform all other work as assigned.
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills And Abilities)
Customer first focus dedicated to delighting the customer in every
Broad based functional business knowledge and experience
Experience project management techniques and software
Ability to communicate effectively and influence project sponsors
and senior management
Strong leadership, problem-solving, time management &
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to create
effective executive level presentations with strong attention to
Ability to assimilate data into meaningful, actionable,
detail-oriented analysis and plans.
Excellent organizational skills & process improvement
Experienced in Excel, PowerPoint , and Word
Education: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent knowledge gained
through formal education, specialized training, or additional job
Experience: 2+ years IT administrative, operations or support
experience; PMP certification and Service Now implementation
experience a plus.
Physical: Basic office environment: ability to sit, stand, walk,
kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach, pull and lift objects
Keywords: The Save Mart Companies, Modesto , IT PROJECT MANAGER I - Modesto, CA, Executive , Modesto, California
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