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Carter's/OshKosh Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for planning, organizing, and managing all aspects of the project, while learning and applying best practices and processes to keep projects on track and ensure successful outcomes. The PM will manage deadlines, budgets, and resources while providing guidance to project team members to ensure the successful execution of deliverables and ultimately, business satisfaction.

Project Management 75%

  • Develop and manage project plans and project progress tracking that may include requirements, design, development, testing, and deployment

  • Proactively identify and address roadblocks to effective project management, keeping all parties informed regularly and appropriately

  • Lead detailed project cost/budget management, scheduling and planning, risk management, and resource availability

  • Ensure all project components are appropriately tested and validated prior to deployment

  • Manage projects following project management best practices

  • Maintain and update project documents, managing version control and storage of documents

  • Maintain and review project budgets, responding promptly to any changes in project scope

  • Oversee post-project and post-implementation handover

  • Understand the project risks, impact on business outcomes, and competent escalating issues to achieve resolution

Communication 15%

  • Track and report status, project milestones, ensuring accuracy and reliability to business partners, stakeholders, IT leaders, & portfolio managers

  • Develop and implement effective communication plans to ensure stakeholders and team members remain informed, receive timely updates, and understand requirements

Business & Vendor Partnership 10%

  • Engage with vendors, external consultants as the project activity demands

  • Interact with business stakeholders, vendors, and internal team members to define project requirements and address any issues that arise during project delivery.


  • Understanding of financial management principles as it relates to project management, delivery of a business case, and ability to track project costs

  • Develops communication strategies and plans to ensure organizational awareness and adoption of end state

  • Able to manage multiple tasks at once, recognizing interdependencies & prioritizing appropriately

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field, preferred

  • 2-4 years managing projects; strong understanding of IT projects is preferred

  • Extensive experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies and the use of project management tools & techniques, resource management practices, & change management processes

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with conflicting requirements

  • Good organizational, time management, and problem solving skills

  • Solid communication skills (written, presentation, meeting management, or documentation).

  • Experience with identifying and managing risks

  • Hands-on experience with project management and development processes

  • Understanding and experience working with project specifications and documentation

  • Understanding of MS Office Suite and MS Project applications

  • Experience using project management and agile tools such as MS Project, Jira, Smartsheet, or ServiceNow.

  • PMP certification or other related project management certification

  • Ability to work with complex projects with multiple components

  • Understanding of IT budgets and cost control methods

  • Understanding interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

  • Ability to drive project delivery to meet stakeholder objectives while maintaining project delivery quality

  • Self-motivated and comfort working in a self-managed role


  • Work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment while occassionally lifting and/or moving files weighing up to 10 pounds

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.