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Project Manager in Austin at EZCORP

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

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Career Description

We are currently seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager’s responsibilities focus primarily on the planning, execution and finalization of projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The scope of work requires management of multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to schedule commitments and milestone dates. The PM will create, and lead cross-functional teams pertaining to the entire product development and launch cycle. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.  If this sounds like the position for you, please read on!

A little bit about us:

We are started in Austin back in 1989 with just 16 pawn stores. Today, EZCORP has grown into a leading provider of pawn loans in the United States and Latin America. We are dedicated to satisfying the short-term cash needs of consumers who are both cash and credit constrained and providing an industry-leading customer experience. We do not stop there; we also operate as a retail store where we sell all kinds of merchandise.

What’s in it for you:

  • Looking to make good money? We offer competitive salaries
  • We want to make sure you are healthy, wealthy and wise! We offer great benefits along with 401K with company match
  • We offer flexible schedules because let’s face it, traffic in Austin is rough! We want you to take breaks and recharge, so we offer generous paid time off and sprinkle in company paid holidays throughout the year
  • No excuses for not going to the gym! We have a state-of-the-art onsite gym and showers
  • Who doesn’t like natural light and nice views of downtown? EZCORP has a beautiful open office close to Zilker Park with free parking
  • We all need to eat! We have a restaurant-based meal service that serves good food daily in our building’s lobby
  • We like offering savings to our employees! We offer discounted cell phone plans
  • You might be surprised at what you can find in our stores! EZCORP employees get a pretty good discount at any of our stores.

Career Requirements

What you will be doing:

  • Directs and manages project development from beginning to end
  • Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Where required, negotiates with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company

 What we are looking for:

  • You will need 7-10 years’ of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • You will need a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year accredited college or university
  • You will need a PMI Certification

Service Orientation
This is a major area of importance. Customer Service is one of the primary responsibilities of this position and will be utilized over 80% of the time. People who are successful in this position will be eager to help, committed to doing things right and always focused on the customer’s wants and needs.

Leadership skills are of moderate importance. Successful incumbents will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to interpret technical accounting information to all levels of associates within the Company in a positive and motivational manner. An emphasize on inter-personal relationships and “results orientation” will ensure success in this position.

Analytical Skills
The person in this position will need to have keen analytical skills that will allow him/her to look at data and identify discrepancies and irregularities and determine the best solution to correcting the situation.

In order to be effective in this position, the incumbent must be able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines to better handle day-to-day and special situations.

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The associate may occasionally lift and/or move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet as in a normal office environment.


EZCORP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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