Senior Project Manager-IT
Capital Group Companies - Irvine, CA

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Our Application Services Project Management Office (PMO) was established in 2012 with the mission to be the high quality PMO that successfully delivers projects and programs through strong leadership and project management discipline, focusing on value and innovation for our business. The core competencies of our PMO include business strategy partnership, delivery management, and standards and methodology. We are expanding the PMO leadership team with the addition of a new Senior Project Manager. This critical role will focus on:
  • Managing large-scale, complex and strategic programs and/or projects within Application Services.
  • Playing an active role in evolving the project management capabilities for Application Services.
  • Managing a team of analysts and project managers.
  • Relationship responsibilities with a designated line of business in both the business units and Information Technology Group (ITG).

  • Hiring Criteria
    Professional Qualifications / Functional & Personal Skills:
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience managing a variety of strategy and implementation projects and across multi-channel technologies that span multiple development and functional teams of 15+ staff
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with senior IT and business leaders and stakeholders to influence and manage the delivery of the designated line of business’s project portfolio
  • Deep understanding and delivery of n-tier architectures and multi-channel, front- and back-office technologies across the entire software development lifecycle
  • Proven expertise and application of project management principles and multiple software development methodologies (waterfall, RUP and Agile)
  • Strong verbal and written communication and the ability to influence others
  • Exceptional leadership and critical thinking skills, providing innovative thinking in project ideation and execution
  • Experience in building and supporting strong teams including providing career development opportunities for direct reports
  • Experience in leading areas of a PMO with a strong interest and track record in influencing change in project and program management best practices
  • Willingness to travel to other Capital Group locations on a regular basis, including regular travel to Downtown and/or West LA

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