IT Project Manager - Merchandising in Chesapeake, VA at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

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Job Description

A major retail organization is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their team in Chesapeake, VA.


Serve as primary project lead on multiple concurrent projects

  • Determine appropriate project structure, work streams and team leads
  • Develop and maintain project plans with detailed tasks, activities, deliverables and timelines
  • Manage and evaluate project resource requirements
  • Continuously assess and re-evaluate project priorities; develop contingency plans
  • Facilitate project schedules and meetings
  • Document project decisions, action items, issues and risks
  • Maintain project document repositories
  • Serve as primary liaison with external vendors
  • Manage project budgets and all related expenses
  • Prepare project status reports and steering committee presentations

Develop key partnerships with the following stakeholders

  • Executive sponsors to document scope and approve project charters
  • Business analysts and business users to define project requirements
  • Internal and external development resources to ensure solutions meet requirements
  • QA team to define testing strategy and execute regression and user acceptance testing
  • Training team to define training strategy, develop materials and deliver training
  • Internal Audit to ensure project controls and SDLC processes are followed



  • Bachelors in business, computer science, or related field
  • 5+ years IS project management experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, including MS Project
  • Software Development Lifecycle experience


  • 2-4 years of experience managing projects in a large retail environment
  • Merchandising knowledge as it relates to retail
  • Experience with Oracle RETEK
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • PMP certification
Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Retail
  • Oracle