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Associate Project Manager

Company: Sephora
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

At Sephora, we stand together and we stand for something more. For empowerment, for exploration, for the opportunity to impact people's lives through the unlimited power of beauty. So we embrace uniqueness, unleash creativity, and pursue progress every day. Sparked by energy and excitement, our passion is contagious.We are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.Reimagine your future, with Sephora.Store Experience & Business Operations DepartmentOur Store Experience & Business Operations (SEBO) organization includes an amazing team of business operators and strategic thinkers responsible for coming together to unleash our stores' and employees' full potential. Whether we are launching a new business model and initiatives across the country, optimizing our existing processes, or supporting the day-to-day activities taking place in stores, this team is relentlessly focused on enabling world-class operations, delighting our clients and partners, and serving as a true voice for our stores. We work at a lightning-fast pace and no one day is the same as the next, but as part of this team, you'll have the opportunity to leave your fingerprint on a growing number of the most-loved stores in the beauty and retail community.Your role at Sephora:As a SEBO Associate Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of x-small to small sized projects in addition to supporting work streams within medium and large projects. Reporting to the Manager, Project Management, the Associate Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of planning and oversight to successfully deliver project objectives within time, budget and scope.In addition, you will:* Define project requirements, roles and scope with project lead by seeking to understand the overall project goal* Create and manage comprehensive project plans by clarifying tasks and proper sequence needed to complete scope of project* Effectively collaborate and work with cross-functional partners and guide them through the lifecycle of a project* Track project milestones and communicate regular status updates to all project stakeholders* Facilitate project meetings and document action items to be shared with the project team* Identify and mitigate risks/conflicts within projects from an objective point of view in a timely manner* Demonstrate good judgement and the ability to make important decisions under pressure* Own, drive and optimize assigned Project Management area of responsibility including updating and evolving AOR processes* Demonstrate Sephora values of Passion for Client Service, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect for All, Teamwork and InitiativeWe're excited about you if you have:* Excellent written and verbal communication skills* Ability to work interactively and proactively with various levels within the SEBO department* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks* Comfortable with moving forward on tasks before all details are known* Critical thinking and ability to propose solutions for roadblocks within projects* Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and with change and ambiguity* Ability to motivate people involved in projects to complete tasks on time* High-level attention to detail; accuracy in execution of work* Highly skilled with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required and web-based collaboration applications Planview, Smartsheet and Zoom is a plus* 1-3 years of experience in project management* Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline is preferred or equivalent experience* Previous project management experience in the beauty and/or retail industry preferred, PMP/PRINCE II Certification a plusYou'll love working here because:* The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams - people you can be proud to work with.* The product. Employees enjoy a product discount and receive free product ("gratis") various times throughout the year. (Think your friends and family love you now? Just wait until you work at Sephora!)* The business. It feels good to win - and Sephora is a leader in the retail industry, defining experiential retail with a digital focus and creating the most loved beauty community in the world---with the awards and accolades to back it up.* The perks. Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation/holiday time off, commuter benefits, and "Summer Fridays" (half-days every Friday between Memorial and Labor Day)---and so much more.* The LVMH family. Sephora's parent company, LVMH, is one of the largest luxury groups in the world, providing support to over 70 brands such as Louis Vuitton, Celine, Marc Jacobs, and Dior.Working at Sephora's Field Support Center (FSC)Our North American operations are based in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District, but you won't hear us call it a headquarters - it's the Field Support Center (FSC). At the FSC, we support our stores in providing the best possible experience for every client. Dedicated teams cater to our client's every need by creating covetable assortments, curated content, compelling storytelling, smart strategy, skillful analysis, expert training, and more. It takes a lot of curious and confident individuals, disrupting the status quo and taking chances. The pace is fast, the fun is furious, and the passion is real. We never rest on our laurels. Our motto? If it's not broken, fix it.Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.While at Sephora, you'll enjoy---* Beauty & Beyond:Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire ourclients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.* Endless Evolution:You will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field. As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you're empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless.* Creativity Unleashed:At Sephora,you're encouraged to explore, innovate,and have fun while working with diverse clients, teams and leaders. You won't just partner with iconic brands; you'll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we're defining the future of beauty.* Bold Authenticity:Being bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you. You are what sets us apart.

Keywords: Sephora, San Francisco , Associate Project Manager, Executive , San Francisco, California

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