Senior Project Manager - 1839534

Milwaukee, WI

As a Sr. Technical Project Manager, you’ll provide a hybrid of cross-functional project management, business consulting, and Organizational Change Management expertise and consultation to meet department and cross-departmental goals. Plans, monitors and manages technology projects and coordinates across multiple teams. Manages the end-to-end plan that is inclusive of all changes needed of a given set of technical products in support of initiative outcomes, while working closely with technology subject matter experts and business partners to implement solutions for solving complex business challenges. Provides resource recommendations and uses formal processes and tools to guide resources, manage budgets, risks, and changes. Ensures on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs and is concerned with clearly identifiable elements of larger projects.

This role is required to be on-site per departmental guidelines: at this time, 3 days per week Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays with the option to work remotely Thursdays and Fridays. You’ll need to be available during core business hours the identified by the teams you support, typically 8am-5pm CST.

What you’ll do each day:​

  • Independently leads highly complex departmental project/support assignments and/or participates in cross-departmental projects with responsibility for managing scope, risk, business value, schedule and budget.
  • With department management, defines the objectives to be accomplished by the project team. With the team, develops the project plan. Directs team members to determine the best methods to achieve the projects objectives. Allocates staff and budget resources required to achieve project objectives.
  • Understands the key business drivers as they relate to the projects. Adapts to the various internal procedures and cultivates meaningful relationships with business partners, ensuring that the key issues of cost, time, scope and above all, client satisfaction, can be realized.
  • Maintains documentation of key decisions, risks, and issues throughout entirety of project.
  • Responsible to manage project decisions, risks, and issues through the development, maintenance and revision of reports and tracking tools. Using approved methodologies and available tools to identify potential problems before they occur.
  • Identifies and solves a range of problems for a variety of situations. Analyzes possible solutions and assesses each using standard procedures, developing a recommended approach.
  • Conducts independent and complex analysis to identify the scope and nature of a business and/or system problem. Responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives through key project management responsibilities that include building the project requirements and managing the project constraints of cost, time, and scope.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and revising project deliverables. Responsible for gathering and delivering metrics as required by the project.
  • As the project lead, and sometimes in support of a larger project or program manager lead, develops presentations and communications which incorporate a clear understanding of corporate communications theory and practice.
  • Identifies alternative options in the development and enhancements for new policies and processes.
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information and persuades others in a variety of situations. Effectively interact, negotiate and influence project teams and business partners to provide acceptable solutions and results.
  • Acts as a liaison to facilitate an understanding and partnership between business partners and engineering teams. Manages the resources and vendors assigned to their projects by verifying progress and removing obstacles.
  • Gathers and delivers day-to-day progress of a project as it relates to managing scope, schedule, cost and quality in order to support project management decisions and compliance with Company approved methodology and required deliverables.
  • Develop comprehensive communication plans and craft compelling and effective language for communication pieces, including but not limited to programs, events, and projects, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and messaging.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as necessary

What skills do you need?

  • Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in, Business, Project Management or related field preferred OR a significant amount of directly-related work experience beyond the minimum required for the position with PMP certification.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience/knowledge in processes and technology project management to include analysis, documentation and a strong focus on communication and budgeting. 
  • Ability to work with general direction to scope, plan and manage cross-department or multi-department projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage large and highly complex technology assignments.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Reputed as a team player and is supportive of group decisions and ideas. Ability to build relationships, influence without authority, and gain confidence and credibility with business clients across the company. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills applicable to lead organizational change management practices, with the ability to build rapport within the company, field and/or outside vendors.
  • High degree of personal initiative and motivation. Intellectual curiosity and a desire to dig into details, learn, and ask questions. Ability to self-direct/manage work with minimal direction.
  • Experience with project methodology through project life cycle phases & SDLC (systems development lifecycle). Working knowledge of project management / agile tooling.
  • Excellent ability to effectively present information in a variety of formal settings (one-on-one, small and large group, peers, subordinates and organization leadership). 
  • Ability to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement within the project team, promoting knowledge sharing and learning opportunities. 

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1602 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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