Senior Project Manager I - Sam's Club

Senior Project Manager I - Sam's Club

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Sam’s Club Jobs
  • Job Function Sam's Club Associates
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1207497BR

What you'll do at

Oversees the execution of large-scale, complex projects and programs by managing and modifying associated project plans; creating and managing
task timelines; formatting and maintaining project data; organizing and facilitating communication materials to ensure successful roll-outs and
implementations; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing solutions and
contingency plans for issues that have been escalated by Project Managers; adjusting direction based on project evaluation; and managing budget
and approving expenditures for assignments where required.
Provides decision support by sourcing, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data and information; providing influence and insight on current and
future business trends; conducting analyses of initiatives to understand and communicate trends; translating data analysis into recommendations
aligned with business objectives; and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop processes and strategies that help meet business
Manages one or more program management initiatives to optimize business activities by setting and communicating project priorities, objectives, and
goals; communicating them to senior management; maintaining relationships with all stakeholders; advising stakeholders throughout process
i ntegration to increase buy-in of strategic initiatives; and engaging stakeholders for support.
Collaborates with cross-functional project teams by prioritizing and assigning project tasks; championing the implementation of collaborative solutions;
removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; aligning resources for completion of assignment (for example, team members, budget);
communicating initiatives and project updates as needed; following up to ensure task completion; conducting correction of error meetings to evaluate
use of resources, project effectiveness, and project yield.
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business
plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring
progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work
environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching
for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business
partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field and 2 years’ experience in relevant area OR 4 years’ experience in relevant area.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field.
2 years’ supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional teams.
Six Sigma certification.
Project Management certification.
Human Resources certification.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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