Principal Program Management IT
WMS Gaming Inc. - Waukegan, IL

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Work with cross-functional teams to define, manage, and drive IT Projects from scope definition to delivery to the business.

Essential Job Functions:
Define and develop the milestones and schedules for projects

Ensure timely completion of project milestones

Recognize and work critical path issues

Escalate unresolved issues to upper management for resolution

Assist in the creation of tools processes and procedures that will be used by the Department and other functional teams

Communicate project status accurately and in a timely manner

Provide cross-functional understanding of projects/programs across cross-functional teams

Facilitate cross-functional core team meetings

Proactively identify and manage program and systemic issues to full resolutions

Identify and mitigate risks

Properly communicate program status and escalate issues/risks

Position Requirements

Education: BS Degree, PMP certification preferred

Required Experience:
5 to 7 years of technical project experience

3 to 5 years of hands-on project management experience

Hands-on software and/or hardware development experience

Successful track record of project management/delivery and product development

Gaming industry experience in program management preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Must demonstrate strong skills in the following areas: intra and inter program prioritization, scheduling/planning, issue resolution, risk mitigation, change management and cost control

Proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple high profile, complex programs

Highly organized and detail oriented

Strong written and oral communication skills

Demonstrated skills with project management software and general computer skills

Ability to foster and create successful teams

Understanding of gaming industry protocols and back-end systems

Strong negotiation, communication, and leadership skills that will bring teams to consensus

WMS is a gaming company. Any of our employees may be required to obtain a gaming license within one or all of the gaming jurisdictions that WMS conducts business. If you are requested by WMS to obtain a gaming license, your continued employment with WMS may be contingent on your ability to obtain that gaming license.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above. WMS encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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