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Agile Project Manager 

About the Organization Brownells, A 2nd Adventure Group Company
At Brownells, we Empower the Spirit of Independence and Adventure. Our passion is connecting gunsmiths, firearm enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, competitors, and protectors with products that outfit and enhance their spirit of independence and adventure.

Brownells is the preeminent all-things-firearms company in the world. Founded in 1939 in Montezuma, IA, Brownells' storied history of connecting firearm and firearm accessory manufacturers with freedom-loving customers is unrivaled.

We believe the spirit of independence and adventure is a mindset - in the office, on the range, in the field or with your family. It is the foundation - and reason - for everything we do.

Our values:
• R.I.C.H. (Respect, Integrity, Courage, Honesty)
• Power of the Platform (collectively leveraging our unique brands)
• Purpose Driven Performance
• Relentless Creativity & Innovation
By joining Brownells, you will help us inspire, educate, and outfit adventure-minded, freedom-lovers across the world with products that outfit their passion.

Why Adventure With Us
Put simply, our adventure is fun! If working in a fast-paced, hobby-based business where growth and exploring new frontiers every day excites you, then WE WANT YOU!

Our team is diverse, inclusive, and obsessed with new ideas. We put our customers and employees and their families at the forefront. As a third-generation, family-owned business, we understand the need for a great benefits package, professional develop opportunities, adventure incentives and most importantly, flexibility in schedules to allow for the most time possible with your loved ones.
 
Division Brownells  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Adventure Summary

The Agile Project Manager performs in a hybrid role with a primary focus as an enterprise project manager and a secondary focus as an agile product owner, helping them stay close to the software development and integration teams that will bring your projects to life. The Agile Project Manager will also help drive the application of dedicated project management tools along with regular executive summaries, status updates, estimates/projections, risk assessment and opportunity analysis.

What You Will Do

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project management of enterprise IT programs and projects
  • Refine requirements and align work streams
  • Deliver projects plans, status updates, and executive summaries
  • Lead task management and prioritization for a dedicated software delivery team
  • Manage vendors, contractors and 3rd party project contributors and stakeholders
  • Review other project plans, contracts, roadmaps, etc..
  • Identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects and sprints/tasks
  • Spearhead digital transformation initiatives such as ecommerce (web and mobile), customer relationship management, marketing automation and any new platforms or products in the area of digital engagement in both a B2C and B2B capacity
  • Partner with our software delivery manager and development team to review requirements and prioritize work related to our enterprise integrations and custom applications
  • Deliver both project plans and task management processes and documentation

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings across other IT topics, comities, and programs
  • Provide administrative, management and budget inputs as needed in support of the IT department
 
Position Requirements

What You Will Need

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Associates, Bachelors or Masters degree with in IT, Business, Operations, or relevant field preferred
  • Three or more years of relevant project, operations or team management experience
  • Experience with cross functional, enterprise-wide initiatives and mission critical projects

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills when managing complex projects with cross functional intersections and dependencies.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in identifying and solving problems.
  • Good organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Communicate effectively with non-technical staff and with members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Must be able to produce practical and efficient project plans that balance requirements, target dates and budgets.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion with appropriate course corrections along the way.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a complex and fast moving environment
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Working knowledge of Agile SCRUM
  • Reasonable expertise with MS O365, MS Teams, and Smart Sheets
  • Excellent communication, people, and organizational skills

Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics

Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa with options for remote/hybrid working arrangements

Live Your Adventure!

Brownells is a subsidiary of 2nd Adventure Group. At 2nd Adventure Group, our mission is to provide a platform to connect people with their passions. Our brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying and sharing the spirit of adventure. Our sister companies include: Crow Shooting Supply, Sinclair International, AR15.com, W.L. Baumler Co. and Big Springs Range Complex.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, the employer may consider whether the individual applying for or holding the position is qualified. There are two steps involved in this determination. The first concerns whether the applicant or current employee satisfies the prerequisites for the position. The second step involves whether or not the person can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

 
EOE Statement Brownells, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at careers@brownells.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.  

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