Job Description

Bloomin’ Brands is hiring a temporary Project Manager in our Consumer Technologies Portfolio.  The

Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the overall management and execution of

Information Technology web and mobile development projects.  Leveraging agile best practices, the PM manages

and oversees all project activities including strategic/agile planning, resource estimating, budget tracking, executive reporting and issues resolution.  The PM must have exceptional leadership skills, with an extravert personality that is able to significantly influence individuals and motivate project resources. 

 

This is a W-2 temporary project role for the fiscal year of 2022, and the role can be performed remotely and the individual should be based within the domestic United States.


Responsibilities


Project Management

Defines/develops plans and oversees execution of cross-function development projects utilizing Agile/Scrum concepts and SDLC methodologies and principles where appropriate


  • Periodically update BBI senior leaders on progress and obstacles


  • Works in partnership with the Digital Marketing Product Manager to create and prioritize the product backlog


  • Breaks down barriers and shields the team from impediments precluding team members from making progress


Organizes and facilitates daily stand-ups and retrospectives and creates an environment in which the team is continuously learning from the past


  • Coordinates communications, escalates and facilitates the resolution of risks, issues and changes


  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and direct both business and IT resources on the right direction/approach to take


  • Capable of managing vendors and contractors to ensure alignment and tactful execution


  • Maintains transparent visibility of project status, issues, direction, decisions, etc., establishing themselves as a trusted advisor to the business


  • Comes up with solution options to project issues/challenges (w/o waiting on direction) and always puts forward a recommendation with clear supporting business justification


Communication

        

Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, with

the ability to bridge the gap between business partners and internal team

members

        

Facilitates meetings with all levels of the company, clearly articulating

objectives, keeping people focused and walking out with identified action items

and next steps

        

Communicates technical issues to non-technical people

        

Negotiates and resolves conflicts wherever necessary

        

Maintains a positive outlook with an optimistic and professional

attitude at all times


Keeps management, team members and business stakeholders informed

of critical issues, project status, changes, etc. on a consistent basis


Required Skills/Experience


7+ years of IT PM experience with a proven track record of success


Experience with Agile/Scrum


Management experience in Website and/or Mobile App development is

strongly desirable

·        

Proven ability to influence and lead people in the right direction


Comfortable speaking to all levels of leadership (Director, Vice

President etc.)


Must be a strategic thought leader, competent and confident to

make critical decisions independently


Proven ability managing projects that have gone astray and lead

them to success


Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and adaptable

to change


Strong attention to detail


Restaurant/retail industry experience a plus


Technical background/experience is a great plus

   

Bachelor’s degree required


 

Application Instructions

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