Job Description :

Title:  Direct Client – Sr. IT Project Manager ( Financial Planning Transformation Project )

Duration: 12+ months

Location: 100% Remote Ok  ( Seattle, WA/PST Hrs ) however  prefer Local Seattle candidates

Rate:  Experience dependent

Tops 3 Skills Needed:


technology project delivery in large complex organizations



Expert Knowledge and experience in all project delivery methodologies, e.g., Agile/SCRUM, SAFE 4+, Hybrid, Predictive (waterfall)



Strong analytical and problem-solving skills



Years experience:

  • 10+  overall experience

The selected candidate will be responsible for the successful end-to-end management of strategic initiatives that span finance, accounting, and operations. This position contributes to Starbucks success by working with Corporate Technology teams across the Finance and Accounting Enterprise to deliver complex business systems initiatives. 

Technology requirements?:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite including Visio with expert skills in MS Project and Excel required
  • Experience Microsoft TEAMs, Confluence, SmartSheets, and JIRA a plus


Degree or certifications required?:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or Management preferred.
  • PMP, PgMP, and Scrum Master Certifications are a plus.

Required background? Skills?:

  • 10+ years in successful technology project delivery in large complex organizations
  • Expert Knowledge and experience in all project delivery methodologies, e.g., Agile/SCRUM, SAFE 4+, Hybrid, Predictive (waterfall)
  • Manage assigned projects against cross-program portfolio dependencies
  • Works independently, with limited day-to-day guidance from senior program management leadership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications to deliver crisp, concise presentations and status reports


Org Unit: Solution Delivery

Team culture/work environment:

  • Remote team
  • Financial teams
  • New manager!


Key projects:

  • The successful candidate must be a well-rounded leader who can drive and sustain collaboration with SBUX stakeholders across both Technology and Business, especially within challenging and ambiguous areas.
  • The candidate must be an experienced, self-starter project manager, who works independently, is comfortable coming into a role with an existing cross-functional team, possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and consistently provides team members with clear direction.
  • Must be comfortable with delivery through the complete project lifecycle, from analysis and design to development and test, deployment, and closure. 
  • Must proactively identify and manage issues, risks, and change control processes.
  • The sr technology PM must have strong oral and written communication. 
  • Must be comfortable presenting to all audiences, including individual contributors, team members, managers, and executives.

Purpose of this team: Financial Planning Transformation – Phase I

Possibility for Extension or conversion:

Daily Responsibilities:

·         Drives complex, cross-functional enterprise projects, leading multiple efforts simultaneously

·         Leads high-performing, cross-functional, often globally distributed teams comprised of project/program management, Analysts, Engineers and Developers, Product Owners, Scrum masters, etc.



  • Knowledge of FP&A best practices preferred
  • Experience with financial planning systems is preferred

Client : Starbucks


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