MarTech Program Manager

  • Kroger
  • US - OH - Cincinnati
  • 4 days ago

Company Name: Kroger

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US - 45202

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Lead the Project Management team to create, maintain and execute critical path schedules as it relates to the annual core marketing plan, customer journey’s and digital communications. Work across various cross-functional teams to ensure successful implementation and rollout of projects/programs to drive business results, and marketing KPI’s while remaining on time and on budget. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee various marketing projects and develop plans from project ideation to execution
  • Oversee and develop the project managers in creating, managing and ensuring execution of project plans including identification of cross-functional team members, key project deliverables, milestones, dependencies and risk mitigation
  • Lead cross collaboration with media and creative agencies to develop holistic timeline, key milestones, project stage gates and critical paths
  • Develop communication and documentation framework to manage program and project risk, mitigation plans, in order to escalate decisions and unresolved issues to senior leadership as needed
  • Manage and facilitate strong, clear and ongoing communication across the project team and key stakeholders
  • Lead efforts to resolve project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths
  • Oversee project delivery process with key contributors to help manage scope and change
  • Utilize team and roadmap metrics to drive a continuous feedback cycle for process improvement
  • Gather feedback from teams and contribute to process evolution
  • Document and formalize program plans with actual and forecasts and manage deviations from plan and project parameters
  • Ensure all program and project requirements and/or objectives are properly documented and vigorously pursued to deliver the final product
  • Deliver to time and cost within agreed tolerances for projects/programs
  • Provide leadership for project managers and stakeholders and apply conflict resolution skills to resolve program and project issues
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • PMP Certification or willingness to obtain
  • 5+ years of full SDLC project management experience
  • Any experience delivering large and/or complex projects across matrixed organization
  • Any project management leadership experience
  • Strong understanding of integrated marketing campaigns for consistent brand and customer experience across omni-channel platforms
  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies (both Agile and Waterfall)
  • Proven track record of delivering objectives on time and within budget
  • Proven problem solving and superb organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability in team motivation and delegation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to stakeholders and to all levels of seniority
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, computer science or related discipline
  • Any experience working for large, multi-channel retailer or technology/marketing automation organization (e.g., Adobe, Salesforce)

    Education Level: Bachelor’s Desired
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Marketing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None