Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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Job Description



The primary purpose of the IT Senior Project Manager is to lead, oversee and ensure the successful delivery and management of single or multiple projects within scope, quality, time and cost constraints that may be clearly defined or may require dynamic change management.  The Manager will monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and 'look and feel' across the enterprise with a focus on meeting regional requirements.  He/she will also direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure progression.

Essentials Job Functions:

• Review project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for    accomplishing projects, staffing requirements and allotment of available departmental resources to various project phases.
• Assesses project risks, and implements mitigation plans as needed
• Designs and implements alternate project management methodologies and processes for best fit to projects
• Designs and implements project change process for scope and iteration management
• Generates ideas, critically evaluates future scenarios, and fosters creative approaches to problem solving
• Confers with project personnel to provide advice and to resolve problems
• Builds rapport managing interpersonal relations inside and outside immediate project team, and motivates and guides project team members
• Encourages and facilitates collaboration and results orientation
• Review/approves work plan of external service provider or consultancy contracted to execute project.
• Implements project communication plan.
• Works with business management on trade-offs of time, cost, quality, risk and schedule constraints
• Builds both formal and informal professional networks, and extends these networks within, across and external to organizational boundaries.
• Maintains project progress toward business outcome with reference to efficiency, quality, and value, as requested by management
• Refers to enterprise direction, goals and strategy to ensure project managers and the PMO function add value to the organization with a focus on customer satisfaction
• Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics
• Mobilizes others within and outside the project to support and enable change resulting from the projects while demonstrating personal commitment to change
• Communicates and takes action that directly or indirectly influence others to create buy-in, gain trust and motivate action

Job Requirements



Education

• Bachelor Degree in IT, Business Administration or related field
• 7-10 years of IT project management leadership experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Demonstrated ability to manage short & long term project lifecycles
• Demonstrated experience negotiating and consensus building with the ability to drive change
• Ability to think strategically and align organizational goals to IT project management decisions
• Strong communication, presentation & influencing skills
• Ability to lead geographically disparate organizations
• Expert knowledge of business process analysis and design
• Execution orientation with strong track record of achieving measurable results
• Excellent project management, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Must be able to engage and influence stakeholders on complex issues

Work Conditions:
 
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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