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Levi Strauss & Co Program Manager, Data and Analytics in SF, California

Program Manager, Data and Analytics

Levi Strauss & Co.

1155 Battery St





We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we've been passionate about innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn't last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi's®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration.

Job Description:

Leveraging HANA in memory platform, Master Data Management, advanced analytics, and next generation cutting edge cloud data platform, LS&Co is a fast paced, leading edge, data driven retailer. The LS&Co Data and Analytics Program Manager will be an integral part of Technology, Platforms and Solutions delivery team. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing next generation data and analytics platforms while driving change across the team, facilitating, coaching, tracking and delivering solutions through a combination of traditional and Agile principles. Requiring a thorough understanding of both the traditional Waterfall and Agile methodologies, the successful candidate must have experience helping organizations transition to an Agile/Lean methodology.

Additionally, LS&Co is a data and consensus driven organization requiring exceptional communication skills coupled with extraordinary planning and execution discipline. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate all of these skills, and also be willing to roll up their sleeves and do the work necessary to help lead the team through this transition.


  • Lead project implementation teams to deliver high quality solutions while promoting a collaborative environment across IT, Business, and implementation partners

  • Understand all terms and conditions under which a solution scope is to be delivered

  • Maintain project team accomplishments by communicating essential information; coordinating actions; obtaining expert input; reviewing open issues and action items; contributing information to team meetings and reports.

  • Provide effective monitoring and control during the lifecycle of projects. Where appropriate, initiate and control escalation within the relevant organization to resolve project issues or mitigate risk.

  • Achieve project and business objectives for budget, quality metrics, and customer satisfaction by monitoring, updating, forecasting the estimate to completion and reporting on project progress.

  • Leadership and evangelism of SAFe processes across LS&Co IT

  • Scrum program design including process documentation

  • Hands-on mentorship of scrum teams including the development of user stories and backlogs

  • Coaching teams in the pursuit of cross-functional, self-organizing teams, aligned with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) values and principles.

  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.

  • Effectively identify and resolve program-level issues.

  • Effectively present information to technical or non-technical audiences.


  • Minimum 12 to 15 years of experience Project Manager responsible for implementing enterprise software solutions with a thorough understanding of the industry standard SDLC process and experience implementing complex software solutions.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing complex transformation Programs with multiple tracks; Data and Analytics transformation programs is a significant plus

  • Minimum 5 years of experience transitioning teams from traditional to Agile delivery methodologies.

  • 5+ years of project managing experience in the areas of Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Analytics.

  • The ability to quickly build credibility and trust with both team members and senior management

  • Strong organization skills with exceptional Program management tracking and reporting skills

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.

  • The ability to lead by influence and impact business decisions/processes through effective networking.

  • The ability to manage complex work activities across multiple work streams and teams in a dynamic and fast paced work environment

  • Able to proactively identify areas of improvement, take the lead, and actively drive change

  • Significant experience in cross-geo interaction

  • Experience implementing SAFe for Lean Enterprises

  • Certification as a SAFe Program Consultant preferable

  • Experience in Retail, CPG industry is a big plus

  • Self-motivated with a strong leadership presence

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline/experience.

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

  • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.

  • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations

  • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

  • The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­

    LOCATION 1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111 FULL TIME/PART TIME Full time