Project Manager - PMO Surrex
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED LocationEl Segundo, CA
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Reporting to the PMO Program Director, a Project Manager will be a key liaison between stakeholders, customers, business analysts, developers and other team members. The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for managing high visibility and complex projects across all Engineering departments. The Project Manager will apply best practice project management skills to assure the timely and efficient execution of project(s). Projects may include new product launches, software development, set top box and broadcast infrastructure enhancements.
Responsibilities include planning activities, resource management, coordinating project execution, and all project reporting requirements. This position requires strong project management capabilities, effective communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to provide insight around potential risks and opportunities, resolve conflict, initiate resolution and deliver results.
Specific roles and responsibilities include:
Apply understanding of project management methodologies to ensure the successful implementation of project(s).
Build positive and effective relationships with stakeholders, peers, vendors, and throughout the organization, including company leadership and executives.
Define and deliver clear written and verbal communications in all documentation and interactions. Accurately complete all required documentation in accordance with industry best practices and standards.
Ensure all expectations are clearly defined, documented, and measureable success points are identified.
The Project Manager is responsible for taking ownership in project planning, management and delivery.
Expectations include leading and managing multiple complex projects.
Provide guidance and leadership to all team members. Act as a mentor and role model for other team members.
Provide timely and constructive feedback to team members.
As a team builder and leader, resolve all any team conflicts or issues in a timely fashion.
Proactively work with PMO leadership to define and document:
Scope and objectives.
Project planning and assumptions including project scope and define initial project assumptions.
Risk identification, documentation, and resolution.
Prioritization and escalation management.
Deliverables development and review.
Identify and manage any cross-functional dependencies or impacts and communicate to appropriate stakeholders and teams.
Define and manage a project governance strategy and plan (i.e., structure, people, and information).
Utilize PMO tools to facilitate managing all project information including scope, assumptions, tasks, resource allocation, project tracking, risks, issues, and prioritization.
Define and document project Measures of Success (MOS).
Identify and document any cross functional / departmental touch points or areas of potential impact.
Closely monitor and manage scope and change requests.
Coordinate and conduct training sessions to ensure project team members are prepared for process, policy and system deployments or changes.
Lead the development of project plans and communication strategies. All project plans must be in line with the SDLC and follow standard project management methodology.
Communicate effectively using sound judgment in making decisions, and interacting with a broad range of technical and non-technical audiences. This includes the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including team members, managers, subject matter experts, and executives.
Work consistently professionally, reliably and objectively. Accept ownership for your piece of work.
Lead project completion and project closure activities and documentation.
Proactively promote PMO services to organization where applicable.
Provide constructive feedback to help optimize and streamline PMO procedures and processes.
Desired Skills & Experience
A Bachelor's degree in a technical or management discipline.
Five to seven (5-7) years of project management experience using agile techniques.
Experience interacting with business project sponsor, business subject matter experts, key stakeholders and project team members on project scope, schedules, risks, requirements, communication, quality assurance and issue resolution for large scale cross-enterprise projects is required.
Project Management Professional certification (PMP) preferred.
Familiarity with front end user interface design, digital marketing, product development, and order processing is a strong plus.
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