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Project Manager, Technology

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We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.


We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Project Manager, Technology...


The Project Manager for Technology is responsible for delivering critical Technology projects according to defined business scope and requirements. The role will partner closely with associates within Technology and with the Program Management Office and business users in a highly collaborative, exciting, and fast paced atmosphere. A passion for learning new business areas, project management tools and best practices will be essential. Also important will be great communication, collaboration and empathy skills to ensure company progress and achievement of goals.

What You’ll Do…

  • Initiate and lead critical Technology projects as part of company-wide cross functional programs or continuous improvement projects.
  • Direct manage Technology project development, planning and execution from beginning to end, including project plan, budget, defect resolution, launch dates and stakeholder contributions.
  • Manage all communication flow with the Technology team and relevant stakeholders, as it pertains to the project, escalating risks to the project plan where appropriate.
  • Partner with PMO and business stakeholders to define business requirements to support streamlined software development and successful testing prior to implementation.
  • Partner with Technology development teams to engage appropriate resources and ensure that all teams can function more efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintain flexibility and agility in order to evolve and adjust to new information and contexts, and act as a change agent for others.
  • Develop and deploy best practices related to Technology communication and project planning, aligned to Crate and Barrel project management office.
  • Provide governance input to measure Technology department progress towards key performance metrics.
  • Possess a complete understanding of applicable company systems, policies and procedures with particular focus on process or project implementation.

What You’ll Bring…

  • 3+ years experience in Technology field (Retail technology preferred)
  • 1+ years experience in leading projects/project management
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or comparable field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google applications, computer systems
  • Basic functional knowledge of Technology systems and understanding of System Architecture
  • Ability to develop strong business acumen across multiple departments
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and lead projects according to project management best practices
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on collaboration and influence
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong reading and written language skills (English)

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Job ID 2022-13180 Date posted 05/25/2022 Position Type Full-Time
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Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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