Project Manager

Caesars Entertainment Corporation Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY:

The role of Project Manager is a hands-on position requiring experience and expertise managing: The initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.

The Project Manager reports to the Program Manager for day-to-day performance management and is responsible for the following:

Project Management

  • Design, develop, update, and manage the project plan utilizing the appropriate tools (e.g., MSP, Clarity, etc.).

  • Establish the project baseline, metrics, and parameters.

  • Develop and manage the Critical Path for successful project delivery.

  • Create clear and attainable project objectives, build project requirements, and manage the constraints of the project including but not limited to: cost, scope, schedule, and quality.

  • Manage project schedule and delivery.

  • Establish and conduct weekly/monthly status meetings, and other meetings as needed, requested.

  • Identify, record, and manage project risks and issues.

  • Routinely communicate project results to the Program Manager, Business, and IT Partners.

  • Prepare presentations as required and requested.

  • Investigate project developments, validate assumptions and upcoming deliverables, and resolve conflicts.

  • Able to successfully manage multiple projects by applying project management best practices and understanding the objectives and key risks of the business and IT.

  • Able to communicate clearly, effectively, on time, and to the correct audience.

  • Ensure clarity of project roles and responsibilities with and to the project team.

  • Able to effectively manage the project lifecycle from inception to close.

Financial Management

  • Ensure project funding aligns with approved budgets in system of record.

  • Calculate and forecast project cost(s).

  • Validate/adjust monthly financial transactions.

  • Accrue for goods and services received, not yet invoiced.

  • Monthly, report financial health of the project(s).

  • Complete project change requests to manage large variances.

Procurement Management

  • Work with SME to determine the appropriate hardware and software needs.

  • Acquire quotes as needed for hardware and software purchasing.

  • Procure hardware and software using Ariba P2P.

  • Work with Resource Managers to procure external resource(s).

  • Create and manage labor SOW's using Ariba P2P.

  • Ensure accuracy of cost type e.g., Capital or Expense for all purchases.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business management, financial management, computer science, communications, or related field, preferred.

  • Minimum five years of project management experience managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment.

  • Deep understanding of project management phases, techniques, and tools.

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more PM methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile, etc.).

  • Proven leader with the ability to provide mentoring, coaching, and direction setting for project team members and other project managers.

Work Environment:

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced technology environment.

  • Willing to complete tasks under strict time constraints, which may require long, off-hour and weekend work.

  • Willing to work on-site at any of our casino resorts, which may include exposure to noise, smoke, and populated areas.

Requirements:

  • Superior verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.

  • Proficient in all MS Office tools.

  • Proficient in MS Project.

  • Nimble, and able to react quickly to changing business needs.

  • Ability to facilitate discussion and drive consensus.

  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as in cross-functional teams.

  • Able to work effectively and efficiently toward detailed goals in a complex, matrixed environment with ever-changing demands.

  • Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

  • PMP, Scrum Master, Six Sigma certification a plus.

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