1+ months

IT Project Manager

Irvine, CA 92618
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In Arbonne IT, you'll get to be part of a customer-centric, globally- focused technology delivery team. We are seeking an energetic, charismatic IT Project Manager to join our team in Irvine to support a newly created and burgeoning IT Project Portfolio Team & Scrum Office via hybrid delivery methodologies. This IT Project Manager will be a change agent in the IT organization, driving project portfolio management, while concurrently project managing several efforts within IT.


As part of the IT Project Portfolio Team & Scrum Office, you'll be helping drive portfolio management through effective project and portfolio management. You'll also be helping ensure effective resource management and executive-level communications are managed and clearly delivered. In this IT PM role, you will work across IT and business functions to launch new projects globally for Arbonne. You will ensure proper requirements are gathered working with Product Owners and internal customers, you will guide projects through the entire project lifecycle including managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals to project stakeholders. You must have an entrepreneurial spirit to continue standing up this refocused practice, a passion for collaboration and a drive to advocate for our customers, both internal and external. You believe in delivering results that exceed your stakeholder's expectations.

  • Working with other IT Project Portfolio Managers, Scrum Masters, and Project Leads to help collectively manage Arbonne IT's Project Portfolio.
  • Independently overseeing programs, and/or multiple projects, varying in size and complexity.
  • Managing the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large-scale projects.
  • Strong preparation and facilitation in meetings including clear and aligned objectives and agendas with stakeholders, coordination of schedules and pre-work, effective meeting facilitation, documenting meeting minutes, following-up on action items; gathering, organizing and distributing project related documentation.
  • Delivering project/program objectives on-time, with quality, within scope. Overseeing and providing regular status reporting on Scope, Risk, Schedule Management and Mapping to assure implementation of approved product/project
  • Managing the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and review vendor deliverables, working vendor relationship owners.
  • Facilitating, coordinating and leading cross-functional teams to complete technical program and/or project plans, tasks and milestones; Communicate with other Engineering teams to work through issues of architecture and technical dependence required for committed initiatives
  • Managing action plans for customer impacted issues requiring quick engineering response
  • Developing a deep knowledge of all aspects of the project, define priorities and effectively manage planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion


A successful IT Project Manager will be self-motivated, loves being organized, rallying the troops for a successful project, and is highly effective in their communications both offline and online. They aren't afraid of tackling the hard issues head on, and love when a plan comes together. They make even the mundane projects fun!

  • Scrum Master Certification and/or PMP Certified
  • 5-10 years of successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects and programs
  • 80% Focus on Project Management and 20% Scrum/Agile experience
  • Multiple successful global system implementations and product launches under your belt
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships to facilitate effective collaboration, information gathering and strategic decision making.
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who recognizes where processes can be improved and initiates action to improve them.
  • Excellent project management, interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to drive and implement ideas in a changing environment across all levels of an organization.
  • Self-motivated, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enables productive discussion and conflict resolution. Collaborative in driving decisions.
  • Ability to understand technical issues.
  • Creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile software development (Scrum)
  • Strong professional experience in Agile methodology and successful Agile techniques like User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration
  • Ability to apply waterfall methodology as necessary to miscellaneous, business-related projects.
  • Strong project management tool experience with Jira, Smartsheet, Confluence, MS Project, Visio, Excel, SharePoint
  • Experience working in a distributed workforce and supporting clients/partners in other countries/time zones with the ability to deliver on commitments in a timely manner and within quality standards
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of diverse projects, as necessary
  • Strong understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Experience collaborating closely with product, engineering, and UX teams
  • Experience managing external vendors to successfully deliver projects
  • Proven experience and passion for building great products
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Information Systems, or related field

Arbonne International is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin/ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military/veteran status, marital status, disability status or any other basis prohibited by law. At Arbonne International it's about each person bringing passion and skills to a dynamic and inclusive workplace!

Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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