Sr. Manager Order & Inventory Visibility
Company: Albertsons Companies
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers
with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons Companies family of brands
includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with
a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism,
diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations
across the U.S.
The Supply Chain Technology Department has an opening for a Sr.
Manager: Order & Inventory Visibility and Management. We expect
this position will be located in the Plano Texas.
The word is "Supply Chain" - every retailer depends upon it to get
the right items in the right place at the right cost to drive
sales. Albertsons Companies has embarked on a strategic
transformation of our Supply Chain technology, roles, and
processes. We are moving towards a real time digital supply chain
across all of our 22 Distribution Centers, and this role is
responsible for the applications used for Warehouse Operations and
related integrations. This individual is specifically responsible
for managing multiple teams ensuring they execute effectively and
deliver within budget and timeline. This role also includes
ensuring effective people change management and coordinating with
senior management to drive successful adoption and value delivery
to the distribution teams.
This role requires an experienced technical manager with a
background of applications design, development and deployment.
Broad knowledge of Supply Chain and Retail Distribution
technologies is essential. Strong leadership, technical
understanding, excellent communication, and ability to coach and
develop your team are critical.
If you are a smart, results-driven leader and able to work across
geographically diverse teams to ensure success, we want you to
click the "Apply Now" button!
Albertsons-Safeway's IT Supply Chain team is looking for an
experienced technology leader to develop, upgrade, enhance &
maintain the applications used within our Supply Chain to manage
Store Orders and Product Inventories. Your team will work with
Distribution Center and Retail leadership and Sr. Executives to
identify opportunities, create project proposals, and execute
through to benefit delivery. You will be responsible for the entire
technical solution including opportunity identification, solution
selection, development, integration, deployment and an advocate for
adoption. The ability to develop your team and engage the business
community are the keys to success.
This position will report to Supply Chain Technology Director.
Members of the team may be based in Pleasanton CA, Boise ID,
Vancouver, BC, India, and Manila, PH. Communication skills at all
levels of the business and technology organization are
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assume responsibility of the overall Order Management and Inventory
Management Systems suite.
Develop and grow your team as they gain expertise on the new
solutions and technologies.
Resolve risks and issues that span across the projects, with
responsibility to provide cross-track program visibility and
necessary reports/updates to senior leadership teams. Work with
Project Managers to ensure the risks are managed and ensure
effective stakeholder communication.
Bring alignment with business stakeholders, technology leadership
team and Project teams. Manage stakeholder expectations while
Perform regular reviews for project/program status, metrics,
financial reporting, KPIs to ensure successful project
implementation. Foster a strong work environment that rewards
individual and team efforts; encourages creativity while
maintaining high caliber productivity and quality.
Partner with Supply Chain, Replenishment and Finance IT Directors,
IT PMO, Application Delivery, and Services and Support teams to
create detailed plans for the overall program.
Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or
10+ years of experience in leading technical development and/or
3+ years in a management role with direct reports of more than
Previous leadership experience with large projects in Retail
companies around Replenishment for distribution centers will be
considered an asset.
Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach, counsel and train team
Must possess superior problem-solving skills, be action-oriented
Demonstrated ability to manage cross-track program level risks,
interdependencies across projects.
Previous experience with large projects in Retail or CPG
Previous experience deploying a contemporary applications across a
Ability to effectively articulate and present complex concepts,
ideas and strategies to senior leadership and end-users.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work under
pressure to balance competing priorities in meeting business
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal
Extensive creativity, drive, high energy level, and the ability to
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