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IT Project Manager


Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 401109 


POSITION OVERVIEW: Lead the Love’s Corporate focused information technology business transformation process by fully leveraging established SDLC and project management methodology.  Work directly with assigned business unit and clients, evaluate their needs, analyze the options and provide effective and resourceful business IT solutions. 



  • Function as a key contributor to a software development team 
  • Ability to operate across various levels of the organization 
  • Proven ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments 
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills 
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, exhibit strong listening and feedback skills 
  • Proven ability to thrive/be successful in a fast-paced corporate environment 
  • Track record of delivering on deadlines 
  • Excellent analytical skills and close attention to detail 
  • Ability to motivate and coach project team members including developers, other project managers/coordinators, miscellaneous IT staff, and management in SDLC 
  • Ability to quickly understand and explain complicated processes clearly 
  • Ability to quickly analyze and identify more efficient workflows/processes 
  • Ability to serve as a change agent in the organization 



  • Partner with Love’s Family of Companies business units as well as internal teams to lead core program initiatives  
  • Responsible for negotiating scope and representing the Love’s IT to different business units and stakeholders 
  • Lead the identification of project or program purpose, scope, deliverables, benefits, priority, stakeholders, and success criteria 
  • During evaluation of scope, ensure project strategy is in place to align with overall program goals 
  • Collaborate with other PMs, business analysts, subject matter experts, and project sponsors to determine optimal solution options as it relates to project scope 
  • Lead stakeholders and other project team members to prioritize collected requirements 
  • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of current solution and implementation approach 
  • Collect and report project status and metrics to the team manager as required 
  • Provide analysis of and make recommendations for improvement of project team processes 
  • Develop strategic communication plan and present status, risks, costs, and goals to stakeholders 
  • During solution identification provide business requirements, implementation costs, timing, and scope guidance 
  • Participate in managing Love’s SDLC for solutions to ensure features and functions have been enabled and optimized, are stable and scalable 
  • Coordinate and participate in the vetting of 3rd party vendors throughout the RFP/SOW process 
  • Help lead and direct 3rd party vendors in vended software implementation projects 
  • Recommend process improvements both in business processes and in the SDLC 
  • Perform other tasks as needed to deliver successful solutions 
  • Complete all required Love’s project management documentation 
  • Ensure staffing and training requirements are met to ensure a seamless turnover to services support team post-implementation 
  • Perform job duties with minimal supervision 
  • Mentor and make recommendations for improvement to less experienced team members 
  • Other duties assigned as needed 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, engineering, math, business from an accredited university or equivalent experience and certifications 
  • 4+ years of experience in the domains of IT Project Management, PMP, and enterprise system implementation experience preferred 
  • Experience in the integration and implementation of different technology platforms on a software development team 
  • Track record of successfully leading the implementation of different types of cross-functional projects on time and under budget 



  • Ability to engage in repetitive motions, including movements of the hands, wrists, or fingers 
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods 
  • Ability to speak, including expressing oneself or exchanging information with others 
  • Ability to hear, including perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction 
  • Ability to see and distinguish shapes with or without corrective eyewear 
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound 
  • May be required to lift objects less than 25 pounds, occasionally 

Job Function(s): Information Technology 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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