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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Project financial experience:Time Entry, Invoice tracking, Actuals/Forecasting, Resource capacity planning, Project Management Tool Experience (Planview, Clarity, etc.).
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Strong mediation and negotiation skills.
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Strong system implementation Project Management experience.
IT Project Manager
TX - Dallas


Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Essilor of America.
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Grow your skills, gain broad exposure and build a career home at a company driven by strong values

If you combine rich experience supporting the software development lifecycle with a highly structured approach to project management, this position offers you some very compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact driving projects for single labs, across North America, and globally.
  • Expand your experience in diverse projects supporting finance, marketing, operations, and other functional areas, as well as acquisition integration. Quick question for you - click here
  • Join at an exciting time -- our recent merger with Luxottica has made us the world's largest player in the eyewear industry, and will involve new and intriguing projects.
  • Gain broad exposure to our growing organization and showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance.
  • Become part of an organization driven by a threefold mission: Improving lives by improving sight; Innovating for better vision; and Reaching the 2.7 billion underserved.
Improving Lives By Improving Sight. Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 10,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010, and we ranked #62 out of 700 corporations awarded the title "Diversity Leader 2020" by the Financial Times.
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Make Your Mark Driving Diverse Projects at Multiple Levels, Including Global, at an Industry Leader

The Requirements
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Find out what it takes to thrive in this role.
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the IT Project Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in technology, MIS or another related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of project management experience supporting system implementation, integrations, etc.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in full SDLC systems/software development and implementation or a comparably complex technical area.
  • Experience implementing/deploying 3rd party and custom tools.
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Planview (ideally), Clarity, etc.
  • Experience with enterprise software, Oracle and SAP (ideally), SFDC, TIBCO.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Google Docs.
  • A structured approach. Experience with waterfall is a strong plus.
Just as important will be the following competencies and characteristics:
  • Exceptional skills in problem solving, mediation and negotiation. Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong leadership, analysis, facilitation, and client relationship skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to take complicated or complex information and present it in a clear, concise, and logical manner.
  • A customer focus and results orientation.
The Project Management team currently works remotely. Once it is safe to return to the office, we will evaluate options. Once it is safe, you also may travel overnight up to 20% of the time.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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You will report to the Sr. Director, EOA IT PMO, and join a team that includes several other Project Managers and a Planview Administrator. The team also coordinates with PMs dedicated to specific functions, such as supply chain and finance, as well as with the EssilorLuxottica global Project Management Office.

You will provide project management for waterfall development projects and manage PMO administrative tasks such as capital reporting, status reporting, project deliverables and timelines. You will have individual responsibilities and lead projects, while also supporting other PMs on their projects. Quick question for you - click here

More specifically, you will:
  • Plan and coordinate all aspects, such as meetings, tracking, reporting and UAT, of one or more technology development or implementation projects, or multiple small software development projects, from inception to delivery.
  • Coordinate work performed by IT staff and internal business owners.
  • Facilitate initial business requirements gathering and other necessary meetings with business analysts, product owners and end users.
  • Create standard weekly and monthly project status reports and documentation.
  • Resolve project issues, mitigate risks, and manage scope change requests for all development activities.
  • Manage and report on budgets and progress on projects on a weekly basis.
  • Drive project deliverables and decisions to completion.
  • Coordinate rollout activities.
  • And more.
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
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Diverse projects
You can look forward to a steady stream of intriguing projects. Projects range from new product launches, integrations with new or existing business partners, supporting the growth the EssilorLuxottica lab network, and more.

Great environment
You will join a team that includes dedicated, sharp and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial and fresh, backed by 170 years of success.

Truly living our values
At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus potential, we offer an exceptional mix of first-rate benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.

Video: As part of the #DifferenceMakers campaign, Essilor chose four eyecare professionals and three Essilor employees to participate in a mission trip to Southeast Asia in March 2019.
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Road to Success
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We are a large and complex organization, and you'll need to be proactive in learning how to navigate the enterprise. Those who excel here understand that relationships and networking are essential to success. Within your interpersonal toolkit you should have a solid ability to influence and motivate others. Because we are a manufacturing organization in a regulated industry, structure and process are important.

In addition, in order to be an outstanding IT Project Manager, you will:
  • Bring a customer service approach to all your interactions.
  • Establish yourself as a trusted resource who can help others solve problems and achieve goals.
  • Maintain open and clear lines of communication with stakeholders.
  • Relate well to people at all levels of the organization.
  • Approach problem-solving with logical, analytical thinking and as well as a helping of creativity.
  • Promote collaboration and consensus, particularly as you help manage change.
  • Bring a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
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Essilor of America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at domunique.kindred@essilorusa.com.