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Moda Operandi // luxury retailer for runway collections
Product, Full Time    Headquarters New York City    Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019
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Position Summary

Moda Operandis Data Science/Analytics (DSA) team is looking for a super-technical DSA Senior Project Manager who is not afraid to jump in, learn fast & is KPI & results driven. This person will be the builder, owner & executor of the DSA roadmap as well as manager of all requests that come into the department. In addition to having a technical knowledge of DSA, Business Strategy & Finance, & Product/Engineering, this person will be extremely organized, build solid timelines, have A++ communication skills (written & verbal), possess stellar time management abilities & know how to shift priorities as needed.

What Youll Do

  • Be the face of the DSA department & the central person to keep everyone in lockstep, level set expectations based on priorities & provide visibility into workflows
  • All DSA requests will come to you so they can be prioritized & tracked against company priorities
  • Evaluate existing models to identify challenges & strategize solves for reporting inconsistencies & clean-up of existing reporting
  • Partner with internal stakeholders, create project plans, determine resource needs, milestones, dependencies & risks
  • Manage & own longer-term DSA projects with Product/Engineering
  • Leading weekly team meetings, draft & distribute meeting recaps to all attendees: dates, items discussed, decisions made, actionable items, next steps & responsible parties + follow-ups on workflow
  • Liaise between Moda & external data vendors for specific projects to bring in data that can be used & that is useful (this requires being able to communicate what is needed internally & externally & work across data science/analytics, marketing, product, engineering, supply chain, finance & all of the departments within the organization)
  • External vendor management (Google, email automation, & external data providers)
  • Guide projects through effective change control processes
  • Build, own, execute & maintain the strategic DSA roadmap
  • Break a project down into tactics & project manage the phasing & dependencies of each work stream
  • Identify opportunities for improvement & innovation for all DSA related processes
  • Build bi-weekly reporting around department progress, forecast milestones & share out with key business stakeholders (executive & senior leadership teams)
  • Work closely with the Head of Strategic Finance Operations to help refine internal project management process, best practices & build learning/teaching materials as we continue to grow & scale as a company

Who You Are

  • 5-7 years experience project managing technical data science/analytics & digital projects
  • Bachelors degree. Advanced degree a plus
  • Understand technical terminology but you are able to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with Jira & Confluence
  • Familiarity with software development cycle
  • Knowledge of statistics & A/B testing
  • Knowledge of machine learning is a plus
  • Experienced with both Waterfall, Agile (or Agile hybrid) & other workflow methodologies
  • Strong ability to scale & customize project management approach on a project-by-project basis using internal best practices
  • Confident to speak up & lead the team
  • Master/Magician of project management, time management, writing schedules, workflow, communication (in all forms)
  • Strategic in thinking & action
  • Approach all situations calm, collected & remain approachable
  • Passion for fashion a plus

Technical Skills/Software:

  • Salesforce/SAP, CRM, NetSuite, JIRA, SLACK, Looker, SQL
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Google: Docs, Sheets, Slides
  • Would be nice if you are familiar with: Monday, Zendesk, Talk Desk, Responsys

The job description is to be used merely as a guide of expectations rather than an exhaustive list of all duties & competencies. All requirements & skills are subject to change as business needs evolve.


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