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Project Manager II

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  PMO (PMO)
Location: 

US

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and support to ensure effective communication, development and implementation of projects, programs, and new initiatives.  Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, completion and realization of benefits for specific programs across the entire enterprise.   

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of a project through its full life cycle. Establish control and deliver measurable business benefits through the execution of the program.
  • Provideproject support from concept through the business case, development, and launch.
  • Develop, coordinate, maintain and communicate project schedule(s) to all stakeholders (consisting of Engineering, Marketing, Supply Chain, Production and Quality Management) on a regular basis.
  • Establish and drive realization of program/project deadlines; ensure all stakeholders are kept up to date on project status and achievements.
  • Analyze project performance, synthesize the information and report on project performance; completes rigorous risk analysis and creates mitigation strategies.
  • Manage successful stakeholder relationship across the organization. 
  • Develop a communication plan; articulate difficult and complex matters in a straightforward, transparent manner at all levels of the organization.
  • Provide recommendations and drive process improvements throughout the project lifecycle.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, engineering or related field
  • 3+ years project management experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or MBA
  • Experience working on New Product Development and launching products to market.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification
  • Experience using SmartSheet or similar project management software (i.e., Asana, Monday, Wrike, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Lean, Six Sigma and other operational excellence tools

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.

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