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IT Project Manager, Client Warehouse Move

Date: 19-Jun-2019

Location: Secaucus, NJ, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160701
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional

Panalpina is currently facilitating the move of a large fashion client's existing distribution center to a new location in Northern New Jersey. In order to support that effort, Panalpina is in search of a seasoned IT project manager to manage the design, development and deployment of the JDA Warehouse Management System (WMS). This position is a full time W-2 employee opportunity with a two year contract duration and requires significant on-site presence.

Key Responsibilities

* Leads the IT team in the design, development and implementation of the IT components of the Client Warehouse Move project

* Leads the IT work streams on any sub projects if/when required

* Organizes cross-functionally with the overall Project Manager the activities of project team members to ensure completion of the project on schedule and on budget.

* Ensures the development of risks & contingency plans. Implements contingency plans as required.

* Provide updates to the team; routinely updates stakeholders with an accurate and valid status of the project, issues and action items

* Present IT related status at project meetings with both internal and external customers as defined and required by the overall PM


* BS or BA degree

* 3 years of experience in one or more key disciplines (IT Logistics, Warehousing, DC Operations or similar)

* 5 or more years experience with JDA/RedPrairie Warehouse Management System

* 5+ years of relevant IT Project Management experience; PMP or other Project Certification a plus

* 5+ years experience in managing client facing IT projects and product roll-out, preferably in a Distribution Center environment

* Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position