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We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.
Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Manager IT - Retail Solutions who loves retail and has a passion for delivering high-quality software that matches the expectation of our business partners.
Key Responsibilities :
Own a portfolio of retail products and create, manage and deliver against respective backlogs.
Manage of team of project managers and business analysts who work with business users, product management and IT for collaboration on projects, reporting requirements, application improvements and support.
Establish a regular cadence of 1-on-1’s with DTC product management and your counterpart in North America in order to optimize the delivery of retail projects.
Supervision / coaching of project managers and business analysts who interface with the business units, product management and IT on both global and local solutions.
Supervision / coaching of developers who are working on both global and local solutions.
Ensure solutions are ready for on-going operations and support.
Develop expertise in the various retail solutions so that the regional team can collaborate with retail business stakeholders and make strategic recommendations to fulfill strategic global and local initiatives.
Educating key business stakeholders of upcoming initiatives and be able to articulate the 6-12-18 month roadmap for the group.
Must be comfortable in presenting to sr. level leaders.
Collaborate with retail business stakeholders on strategic initiatives to help establish the IT delivery plan across all portfolio or products in market.
Coordination with retail business stakeholders and IT support to effectively support retail business functions.
Improve the business requirements development lifecycle along with an appropriate measurement framework to measure quality.
Create and manage a pipeline for resourcing project managers and business analysts on a number of retail IT initiatives.
Collaborate with our IT support & development teams to create a backlog of items that are sequenced against a development roadmap.
Collaborate with the DTC Program Management team to roadmap capabilities that are to be delivered.
Provide budget estimates for business analyst needs across the retail IT portfolio.
Skills & Qualifications :
7+ years technology experience
7+ years of professional experience in retail applications. Must understand the end-to-end flow of product and key functions for inventory and sales audit.
3+ years of testing experience
Experience in delivering retail capabilities including : Point of Sale, Omnichannel solutions and applications, RFID
Experience in delivering retail process improvements.
Comfort working in an agile and waterfall environments.
Exposure to bug tracking and task management software such as JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.
Experience working in matrixed organizations and with remote teams