Program Manager- EPMO

Ulta Beauty - Bolingbrook, IL3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $99,000 - $130,000 a year

Provide Program Management and Change Management for strategic, cross-functional programs, supporting solution delivery by leading teams and following Project Management methodologies.
Provide Project Management and Change Management guidance and coaching to business professionals engaged to deliver projects within functional portfolios.

Manage execution of strategic, complex, cross-functional programs, exercising organizational, leadership, and management skills toward the delivery of the program.
Lead and facilitate cross-functional teams in defining project goals, deliverables, milestones, resources, budget, and schedule.
Provide timely and accurate communications to stakeholders, including overall status, health, and business benefits tracking for programs and projects.
Responsible for the understanding and oversight of project level financial management, including managing to the achievement of the business case.
Lead project teams in implementing and applying standard processes for risk management, issue management, quality assurance, and project communications.
Anticipate resourcing needs and develop/modify plans accordingly to achieve desired results.
Follow the Ulta Project Management Methodology and contribute to the continuous improvement of that methodology through best practices.
Apply the structured Ulta Change Management methods to projects and lead change management activities, including stakeholder assessment, communication, training/ coaching, resistance management.
Participate in advancing Enterprise Project Management at Ulta by mentoring and training business team members to build consistent project management and change management skillsets across the enterprise.

Provide leadership, planning, tracking, benchmarking and reporting to effectively manage programs and projects.
Facilitate and contribute to the continuous improvement of a standard PM methodology including, but not limited to, project execution, approval, and reporting based on standard PMI practices.
Facilitate and contribute to the continuous improvement of a standard Change Management methodology, consisting of an Organizational Change Management toolkit with processes, techniques, and templates.
Provide project management and change management mentoring and training, serving as a subject matter expert to Business professionals across Ulta.

7+ years of project management experience
Project Management Certification (PMP) required
Strong knowledge of project lifecycle and industry-leading program and project management practices and methodologies
Demonstrated project management planning/ execution skills with a record of leading large projects to obtain tangible business results
Demonstrated business knowledge and excellence in building relationships with internal and external teams
Ability to influence, inform, and collaborate with all levels of Management
Task and resource management experience
Effective leader of cross functional teams; ability to work collaboratively with and through others
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to articulate messages to a variety of audiences
Strong interpersonal/collaboration skills
BS degree required, Masters Degree (MBA) a plus