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IT Project Manager

Company: 7-Eleven, Inc.
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:


  • Who we areImagine working in a place where continuous improvement and innovation is celebrated and rewarded; where fast-paced, high-impact teams come together to positively drive results for one of the largest & most iconic brands in the world.
    As the only rapidly growing retailer, you may know us as your friendly neighborhood store. You probably know our familiar name, have seen our pervasive logo, and have tried our highly sought-after products, such as Slurpee - and Big Bite -. "Brain Freeze" is a 7-Eleven registered trademark for our 53-year old Slurpee - and with over 77,000 stores globally (more than any other retailer or food service provider), we sell over 14 million a month.
    But there's a lot more to our story and much more left to be written. We are transforming our business, ensuring we are customer obsessed and digitally enabled to seamlessly link our brick and mortar stores with digital products and services.
    At 7-Eleven the entrepreneurial spirit is in our DNA and has been ever since our inception 90+ years ago. It's what drove us to invent the convenience industry in 1927 by envisioning how a simple ice dock could provide household staples such as milk and eggs to better serve the needs of our customers.
    Today we are redefining convenience and the customer experience in big ways...we are fundamentally changing our culture and we want talented, innovative, customer obsessed, and entrepreneurial people like you to come make history with us.

    • How we leadAt 7-Eleven we are guided by our Leadership Principles.

      • Be Customer Obsessed
      • Be Courageous with Your Point of View
      • Challenge the Status Quo
      • Act Like an Entrepreneur
      • Have an "It Can Be Done" Attitude
      • Do the Right Thing
      • Be AccountableEach principle has a defined set of behaviors which help guide the 7-Eleven team to Serve Customers and Support Stores.

        • About This OpportunityResponsibilities:Required Skill:Digital PM roles/responsibilities
          • Project management and planning
            • Work with Cross-functional teams, Vendors and create an IT program plan
            • Maintain and drive the IT and data project plan
            • Maintain Dependencies between work streams, other 7-Eleven programs and manage them
            • Re-plan (if needed) as teams pivot strategy or when priorities change based on learnings (from tests)
            • Maintain/Update Visual detailed program plan, refresh command center on a regular basis
              • Communication
              • Weekly Program Status update highlighting Red/Yellow milestones, risks and issues
              • Communicate Key risks/issues, escalate as needed
              • Work with scrum masters/BAs and report on release plan progress
              • Weekly - Communicate Executive leadership level update on key accomplishments/events
              • Bi-weekly One-pager status on programSoftware/Hardware Vendor partner MgmtRisks/Issue Management - Build/Maintain Risk/issue logs,Action items :- Maintain action items log, follow-up on action itemsResource planning :- Work with product and Tech leaders, Maintain the resource planHelp product leaders with budget managementGovernance
                • Present bi-weekly program status to cross functional groups/leadership.Qualifications:Primary Technology Experience Required/Yrs of Experience:
                  Bachelors/4 Year Degree (minimum) with 5+ years of experience
                  Secondary Technology Experience Required/5+ Yrs of Experience:Need an experienced Project/Program Mgr with technical background, very good communication skills, budget management expertise. Experience in Data, Analytics, AI/ML, Database area is needed. Experience in managing Software Vendor partners is a Plus.
                  Desired Competencies:
                  • Bachelors/4 Year Degree minimum
                  • Advanced skills in MS Powerpoint, Excel
                  • Experience with Smartsheet is a plus.
                  • Agile Scrum certification is a plus
                  • Agile Coach experience is a plus

Keywords: 7-Eleven, Inc., Irving , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Irving, Texas

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