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Senior Project Manager

Building the Possibilities

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, and adhere to stage gate quality. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.
The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

What you'll do as a Senior Project Manager:

Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
Prepare estimates and detailed project plans for all phases of the project
Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chair the project management team meetings
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs
Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
Manage project scope and changes
Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections, and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders

What You'll Bring

Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
4+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
4+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
1+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client/business and documentation
3+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with an understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and/or Senior Leadership  
Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross-functional environment
Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions, and identifying priorities

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