Elite Operations, a high-energy, proactive department, is seeking a
results-driven, team-oriented, self-motivated professional who combines strong
project management skills with business acumen and proactive leadership for the
position of Sr. Project Manager – Operations.
The Operations Department and its
Project Management Office provide project management, process re-engineering,
monitoring and metrics, as well as advice and guidance to the department,
internal customer in varying departments and on organizational projects. The projects
are generally high visibility and cross-functional in nature.
Senior Project Manager provides project and process management support services, ensuring that projects are
delivered on schedule and within budget, consistent with defined internal
client expectations. The Senior Project Manager
also supports and influences key stakeholders to follow standard project
management practices and manages the analysis and reporting of metrics and
project performance indicators while contiruting to the continual improvement processes and tools.
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- Manage all aspects
of the project life cycle to facilitate successful project delivery and metrics.
- Identifies and proactively drives high quality
project deliverables, dependencies, and critical path items – proactively
manages changes in project scope and creates contingency plans in a constantly
- Operates in a
culturally diverse environment, adapting communication style, procedures, and
approaches as necessary.
- Controls project
deliverables, scope & expectations, and coordinates project progress with
sponsors, steering committees, and senior leadership.
- Interfaces independently
with all functional and business areas affected by the project – works closely
with functional resource managers to ensure adequate allocation of resources to
- Creates and executes
on all project documentation including definition of charter, project scope,
deliverables, schedules, and budgets ensuring alignment with business goals
- Develops and tracks to
detailed project plans including schedules business requirements, cost
estimates, resource plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, and
issue resolution plans
- Assist with estimation
of resources and participation required to successfully achieve project goals
- Negotiates with
leaders of the business units in driving towards project deliverables
- Delivers project
reports, proposals, and requirements documentation to senior leadership and key
stakeholders – produces executive reports on the projects and keeps leadership
apprised of project changes and milestone delays
- Support the efforts of
other groups such with project management mentoring and support.
- Mentors new and/or
less experienced Project Managers.
- Act as a resource for
questions related to project management processes and procedures.
- Deliver input for
formal presentations and executive summaries to senior management and status
Experience, Knowledge and skills
- Bachelor’s degree in
Management, Operations or similar industry, combined with 8+ years of project
- Experience with project
work/requirements tracking software (such as MS Project, MS Project Server
- Ability to work well with cross-functional teams
to accomplish objectives.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast paced,
rapidly changing technology environment, and to work on multiple work streams
- Strong written and
verbal communication skills, including with Executive audiences.
- Effective time-management skills.
- PMP certification or
similar certification preferred.
organizational skills demonstrated by managing multiple priorities/projects
interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to lead client and internal teams .
- Excellent written and
verbal skills demonstrated by activities performed in current or previous
- Experience with third
- Experience managing
global geographically distributed and multi-disciplinary project teams
- Demonstrated use of
tact and diplomacy in managing communications
- Demonstrated clarity
and accuracy of written documentation
- Experience managing
projects with risk management, extensive project reporting and project
management tools experience required.
- Experience creating
and tracking complete detailed plans for complex projects.
- Must be capable of
managing several projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.
- Excellent leadership
and team building skills.
- Strong interpersonal
skills particularly motivational, negotiation, listening, judgment, analytic,
and conflict management skills.
organization, verbal and written communication skills to explain project goals
and inspire support.
- Strong presentation
- Extensive use of
Microsoft office and project planning tools.
- Knowledge and
understanding of software development processes
- Advanced PC
skills, including MS Project, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio and Sharepoint.
Knowledge and experience with MS Project Server is highly preferred.
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As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
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