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Technical PMO Project Manager II - SW applications

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IT/Technical & Product Development
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Risk Solutions
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LNR00846 Requisition #

Technical PMO Project Manager II – SW Applications

Alpharetta, GA

 

The Project Manager II provides support to the Engineering Program Management (EPM) team and is directly responsible for significant, cross functional technical projects, typically with large budgets and sizeable staff, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders etc.

 

This position focuses on the day-to-day Engineering Project Management for the Insurance business unit which engages in a variety of activities.  The Engineering Project Manager will be managing and delivering initiatives from new major product launches on multi-million dollar business cases, significant compliance activities, and HPCC platform improvements.


This highly skilled project management professional must be flexible and adapts to change based on the pace of our customer needs.  This position will be the face to the Business stakeholders for collaboration activities, scope management, budget/financial conversations, and overall delivery tracking using the triple constraint as a guide. The Engineering Project Manager is accountable to drive delivery using Agile, Waterfall, or Iterative methodology on custom software application development initiatives while supporting the Technology’s organization move towards DevOps. This position will work closely with the Business stakeholders at all levels of the organization ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. 

 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • 10+ years of IT PMO experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, finance, business, or equivalent experience required 
  • Technical knowledge – Software Development Lifecycle.  Familiarity with Agile.
  • Project governance certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, etc.) preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Maintain compliance with corporate and public regulations. 
  • Drive the development and implementation of a broad, coordinated set of plans and programs to meet the goals and priorities of the business unit in a matrixed environment.
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting future resource needs; preparing and maintaining a multi-million dollar project budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes contacts, strong relationships and a deep network both inside and outside Technology. 
  • Brings this array of resources to bear on improving project effectiveness.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Develop and maintain project artifacts to document project activities
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates shared resources to the project activities
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project by working with Technical Resource Managers.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures and communicate to stakeholders on a monthly basis
  • Effectively negotiate project tradeoffs with stakeholders
  • Escalate complex issues and decisions to senior-level PMO colleagues. 
  • Effectively communicate project status including schedule variances and mitigation options.
  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures.
  • Mentor less experienced Project Managers

TECHNICAL SKILLS: 

  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to help remove project roadblocks or improve organization productivity. Demonstrates superior collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions; resolve conflicts; and create lasting, productive partnerships with clients. Works with senior management to resolve more complex problems.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work collaboratively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance cross functional effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities, including managing project budgets of $1M or greater.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the project forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Drive organizational change taking full account of obstacles, opposition, and differing stakeholder priorities. Actively participates in cross-functional groups to solve problems across conflicting projects. 
  • Tools: Experience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio. 
  • Methodology: Emphasis on waterfall and/or hybrid methodology for software application development solutions.

Working Conditions

Project Managers work a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.

 

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management. With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit www.lexisnexisrisk.com. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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