Synchrony Financial Project Manager - GPShopper (1700001836) in Chicago, Illinois

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About GPShopper:

GPShopper is the leading integrated mobile commerce platform for retailers and brands, with native mobile app solutions that empower retailers to drive customer engagement and loyalty by bridging the digital and physical shopping experience with the use of mobile technologies. Our award-winning native mobile applications - featuring a complete suite of integrations such as commerce, loyalty, payments, personalized marketing and push notifications - are backed by a mobile content management system and reporting tools. Clients include A.C. Moore, Boohoo, Crate and Barrel, Foot Locker, Jo-Ann, Lands' End, Lane Bryant, Michael's, Shoe Carnival, Stance, Steve Madden, True Religion and more.

GPShopper's apps and platform have been recognized as best-in-class by retail and technology leaders, winning awards from the National Retail Foundation (NRF), Direct Marketing Association (DMA), The Daveys, eTail, W3, The Webbys, AT&T and Intel for excellence in mobile innovation. Forbes recently named GPShopper one of Ten Companies Disrupting Their Industries with Technology. Learn more at www.gpshopper.com.

Role Summary/Purpose:

GPShopper is looking for a talented, passionate Project Manager to join our team creating mobile apps for clients like Foot Locker, Steve Madden, Crate & Barrel and other Fortune 500 retailers.

Essential Responsibilities:

Create project plans and manage projects for mobile application implementations

Manage and recap meetings, reviews and ceremonies to keep projects on time, within scope and at or under budget

Set expectations, review requirements, and report project status to external and internal stakeholders

Collaborate and build consensus among peers, team members and external partners for project success

Coordinate implementation activities with internal teams, clients, and 3rd party vendors

Use project management tools like JIRA, Confluence and Smartsheets to plan and manage process, people and projects

Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and/or

3-5 years experience in project management or related field in software, digital marketing or internet enabled technologies

Desired Characteristics:

Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams and handle complex resource balancing

Experience working with engineers/developers is a huge plus

Previous experience working with and communicating directly to clients

Developed business requirements and followed them from conception to completion

Participated in management of projects and implementations with both large and small corporate organizations

Advanced iPhone and/or Android user

Fluency in MS Office

Experience with JIRA, Confluence and Agile project management techniques

Superior organization skills and adept at multi-tasking

Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills

An analytical approach to problem solving and trouble shooting

A "can do" attitude with an ability to hit the ground running and learn on your feet

Flexibility and a willingness to wear many hats

High level of initiative and can work well in a team environment

Eligibility Requirements:

You must be 18 years or older

You must have a high school diploma or equivalent

You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process

You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

If currently a Synchrony Financial Employee, you must have been in your current position for at least 6 months (Level 4 - 7) or 24 months (level 8 or greater), have at least a "consistently meets expectations" performance rating and have the approval of your manager to post ( r the approval of your manager and HR to apply if you don't meet the time-in-job or performance requirement

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

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About GPShopper:

GPShopper is the leading integrated mobile commerce platform for retailer