IT Project Manager, Sr
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Our Information Technology Solutions Delivery Team is seeking a Sr. Project Manager to join us in our El Segundo , California offices.
      Responsibilities include:
      • Responsible for managing the overall performance and delivery of large / cross-functional software development projects that range from $500K to $10M; including scope, schedule, risk, issues and budget
      • Must be able to oversee the project decisions and processes in terms of the big picture / cross-departmental impacts and provide leadership to cross- functional teams within a matrixed IT organization
      • Establish and sustain strong on-going relationships with IT and business partners
      • Provide clear and consistent communication of project status both internally to IT and with Business Stakeholders
      • Ensure that issues and risks are identified, understood early and dealt with in a manner that mitigates surprises, risk to scope, cost, and schedule
      • Develop and maintain standard project documentation - project plans, agendas, action items lists, deliverables and ensure adherence to company Project Management Standards and Software Development Lifecycle best practices
      • Manage a high degree of change in a fast paced, complex and demanding environment
      • Evaluate business unit and IT decisions to ensure they are in the best interest of customers and company goals; escalate as needed
      • Provide input to executive level presentations for project stakeholders
      • Manage projects according to Program objectives & key performance indicators

      Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and minimum 8-10 years’ experience managing complex, enterprise projects/programs in IT Application Development (PMP Preferred).
      • Lead and direct work of matrix project teams of more than 25 resources
      • Experience with working in an Enterprise Release based delivery structure with projects spanning multiple application areas.
      • Broad IT project management experience supporting Customer Operations business unit; broadcast/entertainment/media experience a plus.
      • Demonstrated success managing large complex projects IT projects within formal WIP and SDLC processes and methodologies such as PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge
      • Leadership qualities, including meeting facilitation, time management, organizational skills and ability to influence others
      • Proficiency in MS Project and other project & portfolio management applications
      • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills, including ability to tailor communication to audience to achieve desired results
      • Demonstrated the ability to accommodate a high level of change and adapt accordingly
      • Experience with analyzing complex issues and delivering appropriate solutions
      Candidate must possess the following qualities and characteristics:
      • High Energy
      • Self-starter
      • Versatile
      • Personal responsibility and accountability
      • Business political maturity
      • Experience in leading and building capable subordinates
      • This position is accountable for successful project delivery through disciplined project management processes and close collaboration with colleagues throughout the organization. Willingness to work occasional extended hours and weekends.

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      Primary Location CA-Los Angeles

      Schedule Full-time

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