Company Profile:Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group.Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. The Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found atwww.designerbrands.comProject Manager, eCommerce (PMO) 12 Month Contract General Summary: Manage & deliver cross-functional projects (IT & Non-IT), manage change and achieve business results.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Plan, drive, track and report on delivery of full individual projects (tech, business, vendor, change, communications, measurement workstreams)Create project management artifacts: scope, project plan, budget, risk/issue logs, status reports, etc.Oversee project execution, track status, resolve and/or escalate issues, manage project teamIdentify, analyze and manage stakeholders throughout the project and facilitate change adoptionRequired Skills and Competencies:Thorough knowledge and experience with project management processes and tools.Deep knowledge of business processes & practices within eCommerce and Digital businessesMust be able to translate project goals into detailed, actionable plans (scope, schedule, cost, team)Must be able to gain alignment, approval, buy-in for project plansMust be able to drive project execution to plan & continually evaluate project health / statusMust be able to manage project risks & issues and drive response planning, execution, escalationMust be able to keep stakeholders informed, aligned, engaged and drive change management activitiesMust be able to lead & motivate project team, drive focus & tempo, manage conflict, ensure successAbility to collect, analyze and interpret data and to drive fact-based decisionsAbility to effectively solve problems, escalate and drive accountability Ability to identify and manage dependencies within & across projectsAbility to organize and prioritize multiple projects / assignments simultaneouslyAble to negotiate between internal stakeholders & external vendors to achieve optimal business resultsExpert-level communicator & presenter, able to “tell the story” at all levels of the organizationExceptional stakeholder identification/management, influence and change leadership abilitiesAbility to build, direct, motivate and drive project teamsAble to drive tempo with self & others with a strong bias for actionAble to be the voice of reason, confidence, independence, positivity in stressful momentsAdvanced financial and business acumen including capitalization rules / policiesUnwavering personal accountability for the success of the projectExperience and Skills Required:Bachelor”s degree; MBA or advanced degree preferred5+ years of project coordination, management, leadership experienceManagement of individual contributors and/or teams preferredProject Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferredRetail industry experienceChange leadership experience If you love shoes as much as we do…APPLY NOW!We would like to thank all Applicants for their interest in Designer Brands. Only Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Designer Brands is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation during the interview and assessment process. We will work with Applicants to accommodate all accessibility needs.