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Project Manager

  • Posted
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
  • Domino's Pizza LLC

About Us

Domino’s Pizza, which began in 1960 as a single store location in Ypsilanti, MI, has had a lot to celebrate lately: we’re a reshaped, reenergized brand of honesty, transparency and accountability – not to mention, great food! In the rise to becoming a true technology leader, the brand is now consistently one of the top five companies in online transactions and 65% of our sales in the U.S. are taken through digital channels. The brand continues to ‘deliver the dream’ to local business owners, 90% of which started as delivery drivers and pizza makers in our stores. That’s just the tip of the iceberg…or as we might say, one “slice” of the pie! If this sounds like a brand you’d like to be a part of, consider joining our team!

Job Details

Position Summary

Manage HR and cross-functional projects and initiatives. Drive creation and enhancement of project/program management methods, frameworks, and tools. Lead project and program lifecycle for the implementation and sequencing of major work deliverables across the HR organization and cross-functional departments. Create and implement change management strategies and plans to maximize employee adoption, usage of processes and systems and minimize resistance.  Drive to faster adoption, higher utilization of and proficiency with the changes that impact employees at every level.  Act as a coach for Senior Leaders and Executives in helping them fulfill the role of project and change sponsor.  Provide direct support and coaching to all levels of Managers as they help their direct reports through the project(s) deliverables.  Support project teams in integrating project and change management activities into their current business operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Digital Strategy/Transformation Projects Execution – manage and deliver end-to-end digital programs and initiatives, leveraging agile and design-thinking principles to drive sustainable implementation
  • Project Planning – oversee the production of and approve project plans, ensuring that all activities appropriately organized to deliver program and project objectives, adhere with the organization's project and program management framework, and the organization's wider governance structure and processes
  • Stakeholder Management – develop and implement stakeholder engagement plans for projects to identify relevant stakeholders, to develop positive stakeholder relationships, and to ensure that each stakeholder has an appropriate share of voice
  • Requirements Management – plan and coordinate the identification, elicitation of requirements; conduct analysis of those requirements for completion and alignment, document and manage requirements throughout the life of the project, and coordinate the verification of the end deliverable
  • Project Team Management – lead medium to large project teams; define project vision and communicate the outcomes needed along with guidance to achieve outcomes, coordinates team actions on project activities; coordinates flow of additional team members on and off the team as needed; works to build the capability of the team through training, coaching, and mentoring
  • Leadership and Direction – communicates actions needed to implement the function’s strategy business plan within the team; explain the relationship to the broader organization's mission, vision and values; motivate people to commit to these and to doing what it takes to achieve business goals
  • Project Risk and Issues Management – manage identification of risks, issues, dependencies, and constraints associated with the project, escalating these where appropriate; where necessary, develop, agree on, and implement solutions to overcome these
  • Agile Backlog Management - review the backlog of work for a medium sized project and reprioritize the work and the deployment of project resources to reduce costs and increase the value of the work delivered to the business
  • Project Governance – ensure project compliance with the organization's wider program and/or portfolio management decision-making structures and processes
  • Project Reporting and Review – draft project review reports and presentations, including key information, commentary, and recommendations to support the review process and enable stakeholders to evaluate progress and agree on change
  • Continuous Improvement – review existing operations in a major area of work and implement innovation processes to generate new ideas and ensure the required continuous improvement outcomes are delivered
  • Project Change Management – apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative; support the design, development, delivery and management of communications; conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders; provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs

Professional Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience
  • Minimum 2 years of digital/technical project management experience
  • Advanced experience with project management tools and methods including risk management, strategic planning, and change management
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, presentation, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates ability to build mutually productive relationships and interact with senior management and key partner groups
  • Ability to interpret business problems and develop solutions while understanding the broad impact of those solutions
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Operate well under pressure and adapt quickly to change
  • Demonstrated ability to be solution-oriented

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of Time and Scheduling processes and technology platforms
  • Knowledge of Kronos/UKG Software
  • Experience working in nation-wide, multi-location companies
  • Knowledge of Employee Life Cycle processes
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.