IT Project Manager - Supply Chain

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Bolingbrook , IL 60490

Posted 2 weeks ago

Ulta Beauty is the largest specialty beauty retailer in the United States and the place for the true beauty enthusiast who gets butterflies as she shops for beauty and experiments throughout our store. We are the only one to provide our guests prestige, mass and salon products and services under one roof All Things Beauty, All in One Place. We put our guests at the center of all we do, committing to offer her unrivaled ways to be beautiful in an environment that provides the thrill of exploration and delight of discovery.

This role is responsible for leading the IT projects required to support the opening of new distribution centers. In addition to strong distribution center experience, the ideal candidate will also have deep understanding of warehouse management systems (WMS). While the majority of work will be done within our Bolingbrook, IL headquarters, some travel may be expected.


  • Project Management: Strong Program and Project Management Skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to influence other's behaviors, breakdown barriers, build trust and foster collaboration. Develop full scale program, detailed project plans and associated communication plans/materials.

  • Systems Development Management: Leads solution development projects which support the organization's objectives and plans. Reviews the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed standards (including industry & Ulta standards), methods and procedures.

  • Relationship Management: Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to implement stakeholder engagement strategies and plans. Negotiates with stakeholders at senior levels and ensures that organizational policy and strategies are adhered to.

  • Resourcing: Effectively estimate needed resources and manage cross functional teams.

  • Communications Management: Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear manner and continually manage them accordingly. Develop and deliver progress reports.

  • Performance Management: Supervises individuals by allocating routine tasks and/or project work. Provides direction, support and guidance as necessary, in line with individuals' skills and abilities. Monitors progress against agreed quality and performance criteria.


  • Manage the planning of IT projects, including milestone and detailed project plans.

  • Lead project teams in successful project execution including managing scope, change management, resource management, risk management, issue management, and quality assurance.

  • Collaborate with resource managers to solidify and manage resource plans to ensure capacity is available to meet expected project demand.

  • Deliver quality solutions that meet the constraints of time, cost and scope.

  • Provide sponsors and stakeholders with accurate and timely project status communication.

Follow and champion the ULTA project management methodology and contribute to the continuous improvement of that methodology.


  • Bachelor's degree required; Certification in Project Management preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in a project management capacity managing Supply Chain WMS initiatives

  • 5+ years of project management experience with focus on retail industry

  • Experience with Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) tools (preferred)

  • Expert Project Management skills including estimating, planning, tracking, resource, cost, issue, risk, scope and change request management, and decision tracking

  • Experience managing enterprise level IT projects

  • Exceptional influencing, leadership and collaboration skills with demonstrated excellence in building strong relationships with internal Business and IT leadership

  • Effective leader of cross functional teams

  • Team building and ability to inspire others with a shared vision

  • Results driven leader that owns the projects, has managerial courage, integrity and organizational agility

  • Experience managing resources in a matrixed organization

  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to manage stakeholder expectations and leadership communication

  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills

  • Enthusiastic self-starter able to successfully manage multiple concurrent projects in a fast paced environment

  • Dynamic leader able to recognize and proactively problem solve applying appropriate analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Flexibility of providing support during odd hours, weekends, and peak seasons

  • Minimal travel required

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IT Project Manager - Supply Chain

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.