Project Manager IT
Brooks Sports
Amsterdam,Netherlands
5 dagen geleden

Who We Are : At Brooks, we believe a run can change a day, a life, the world. Everyone who works here is a key part of our obsession to make the best running gear on the planet.

We want our business which also happens to be our passion to be a place where everyone feels welcome and comfortable being themselves.

Our company culture defines us, bonds us together, and drives our success. We live this culture daily through our brand values : Runner First, Word is Bond, Champion Heart, There is no I in Run, and Keep Moving.

This means we always solve for the runner, do what we say we will, give it our all, are generous with our humanity, and find a way to keep moving every day, because joy is kinetic.

Are you ready to help create something extraordinary? Your Job : Brooks believes a run can flat out change a day, a life, the world.

Our European business is growing and as a Project Manager in EMEA you will deliver solutions that will push the business even farther with improved customer experiences, new supply chain models, and better exploitation of data.

Your job will be to plan, budget, manage and document all aspects of the project(s) you are working on. You will collaborate closely with your peers in Operations, Customer Service, Sales, eCommerce, Finance, Marketing and external vendors in Europe and with the US team.

Your projects will range in scope and size and at times be technical in nature. As a successful candidate, you have a knack for leading all types of projects with diverse people while keeping a smile on their face.

You will be phenomenal at articulating and interpreting the needs of all partners and communicating out to these groups.

You are passionate about the active lifestyle and are excited about working in a team that directly impacts the customer experience!

Your Responsibilities :

  • Manage EMEA roadmap projects for IT B2B, B2C, Infrastructure and business.
  • Lead projects through all project phases while monitoring and tracking scope, schedule, and costs. Be accountable for project results along with the project sponsor.
  • Define project scope and deliver project in line with resources, budget and timing.
  • Liaison with internal cross-functional teams such as : Sales, Logistics, Customer Service, Finance, Digital, Operations, Technology, Infrastructure, Information Security, etc.
  • and partner with vendors and Global IT colleagues to ensure successful project execution and outcomes.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and work with the team to sequence and identify task interdependencies. Lead project in line with the 5 fundamentals identify constraints, identify dependencies, identify milestones, document and keep risks statements up to date, ensure a complete WBS is completed.
  • Develop project team meeting cadence including organizing and leading project kick-off and project status meetings. Facilitate project steering committee meetings.
  • Effectively control project scope by ensuring project change requests are submitted and approved.
  • Track and report on project achievements and provide status reports as defined by Brooks' project delivery.
  • Participate in the global IT PMO and provide updates for all assigned projects.
  • Actively lead risk and issue management, providing risk mitigation and issues resolution throughout the project.
  • Regularly monitor and communicate project status to all partners.
  • Define a project evaluation structure to celebrate achievements and define areas of improvement.
  • Drive improvements to project management methodology within EMEA region in accordance to Global IT PMO standards and with alignment of Global IT PMO team.
  • Your Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or Business or a related field, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of IT project management experience, preferably in collaboration with customer service, supply chain, ERP, digital products, infrastructure and / or business intelligence projects.
  • Proven track of successful delivery of the IT Projects.
  • Experience within retails is a plus.
  • Strong in relationships building.
  • PMI, Prince 2 or other relevant project management certification.
  • Experienced with project management tools and / or software packages.
  • Experience leading projects using a Project Management framework in a matrixed environment initiating, planning, executing, supervising and closing.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills for business and technical audiences.
  • Self-motivated individual able to balance multiple projects simultaneously, independently, as well as in a team.
  • A passion for running and the active lifestyle, overridden by the ability to understand and empathize with the runner to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community.
  • By submitting this application, you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below : Brooks Sports, Inc.

    collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Brooks Sports, Inc.'s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally.

    Consequently, Brooks Sports, Inc. may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including for example setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

    Brooks Sports, Inc. does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, as a global corporation consisting of multiple affiliated companies in various countries, Brooks Sports, Inc.

    has international sites and Brooks Sports, Inc. uses resources located throughout the world. Brooks Sports, Inc. may from time to time also use third parties to act on Brooks Sports, Inc.

    s behalf. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and / or disclosed to any company within Brooks Sports, Inc.

    group of companies as well as to third parties acting on Brooks Sports, Inc.'s behalf, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Brooks Sports, Inc.

    with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and / or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America.

    At Brooks, we celebrate diversity & equity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.

    Brooks is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military status, marital status, pregnancy or child birth, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, political ideology, or any other non-merit based factors.

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