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Project Manager

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Location

HQ {amount} miles
3500 S Clark Street
Arlington, VA 22202 USA

Employment Type

Full-Time

Experience Level

Experienced

Employment Area

Project Management

Reference number

435231

Summary

Lidl US is seeking a Project Manager to join our Strategy & Corporate Development Team!  The Project Manager owns and governs the company assets for project & portfolio management including the Lidl PM methodology, templates & tools. The role advises and teaches project managers across all departments/business units and provides transparency by creating dashboards and reports of the project portfolio for senior leaders.

What You’ll Do

  • Effectively manage projects and project timelines in accordance with Lidl project management methods, while working independently and collaboratively to achieve short, medium, and long-term departmental visions
  • Create strategic recommendations, based on resources and KPIs for the project portfolio
  • Implementation of improvements to Service Level Agreement (SLAs), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and ad hoc reports for senior management
  • Serve as point of contact and subject matter expert, and provide governance and training to all departments to promote and apply the Lidl project management method, tools, and standards
  • Apply compliance standards to monthly project status reporting by project managers
  • Establish a functional interface with PMO International in Germany by hosting meetings and calls and coordinating the roll-out of new features and functions
  • Serve as project compliance officer responsible for supporting, monitoring, and enforcing deadlines and deliverables for projects initiated in other departments
  • Identify and communicate schedule risks and issues to senior/executive management
  • Manage external consultants and contractors
  • Review and analyze various contracts for approval
  • Implement, monitor, and moderate the international idea management standard in all departments
  • Oversee idea submission process and serve as contact person for process owners
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
•    Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholder groups such as senior management, business, IT, and outside partners to develop and execute on project schedules, scope and costs

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
•    Lean Certification
•    PMP Certification

 

Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
•    Bachelor’s degree in related field
•    4-6 years of experience in a related field
•    In lieu of degree, 6+ years of experience in related field will meet the education and related experience requirements listed above

 

What You’ll Receive

At Lidl, we know that in order for our people to do their best, they must be at their best. That’s why as a company, we offer one of the most generous benefits packages in the industry.

All our Lidl employees are eligible to receive the following benefits:

 

  • Medical | Dental | Vision coverage
  • Paid Holiday & Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k Plan (+ 5% company match and 2 year vesting schedule)
  • And so much more, visit our benefits page for more details and the latest updates

 

In addition to the great benefits above, our Full-Time employees receive these additional benefits: Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness and/or Accident Insurance, Parental Leave – 100% pay for birth mothers and non-birth parents, Additional Paid Time-Off & Sick Time.

 

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