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Sr. Manager Order & Inventory Visibility

Company: Albertsons Companies
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
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!

Position Purpose
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 necessary.

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 building partnerships.
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 equivalent.
10+ years of experience in leading technical development and/or product teams.
3+ years in a management role with direct reports of more than 5.
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 members.
Must possess superior problem-solving skills, be action-oriented and decisive.
Demonstrated ability to manage cross-track program level risks, interdependencies across projects.
Previous experience with large projects in Retail or CPG companies.
Previous experience deploying a contemporary applications across a large organization.
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 deadlines.
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills.
Extensive creativity, drive, high energy level, and the ability to self-manage.

Keywords: Albertsons Companies, Plano , Sr. Manager Order & Inventory Visibility, Professions , Plano, Texas

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