Scientific Games (SG) is a global leader focused on delivering an ever-expanding portfolio of lottery and gaming products and services to the world's government-regulated and government-sponsored entities. Scientific Games' global reach is made possible through the expertise, skill and dedicated efforts of its 8,000+ employees who serve lottery and gaming customers in more than 100+ countries on 6 continents.
When you become a member of our Corporate team, you will work across the organization to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help Scientific Games deliver outstanding service and support to our internal clients. Our Corporate Group includes Finance, Investor Relations, Legal, Compliance, Internal Audit, Facilities, Human Resources, Information Technology and Corporate Communications. We're always looking for team players who are customer centric, who seek to challenge themselves and have the drive to move our business forward.
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The Scientific Games IT PMO organization is responsible for delivering corporate IT projects for Scientific Games. We are looking for a Senior Advanced IT Project Manager to join our project management team.
Essential Job Functions:
The Senior Advanced IT Project Manager is responsible for leading programs and project teams to deliver Scientific Games' cross-functional ERP projects and complex IT infrastructure projects. Project and program management responsibilities include:
Developing and managing to industry standard project management procedures that govern our project activities
Maintaining the appropriate balance of scope, quality, schedule and cost across programs and projects to achieve business objectives
Developing and maintaining overall program and project implementation plans
Monitoring program/project schedules and financials to ensure that work is progressing according to budget and expected delivery timelines
Communicating an objective periodic (normally weekly) assessment of project status, using metrics when available, to project stakeholders and senior management sponsors
Identifying, documenting and managing Risks, Actions/Issues and Decisions within the program/projects and ensuring any required follow-up activities are completed
Ensuring sign-off from stakeholders on key milestones
Identifying areas where project team is blocked, facilitating targeted problem solving and next steps for the team to proceed
Working with project team members and stakeholders as needed to communicate and escalate risks and issues to project sponsors
Ensuring that team resources are being deployed as efficiently as possible by following consistent processes that allow us to minimize rework
Clarifying priorities and dependencies to ensure that work is completed in the appropriate sequence
Working with project team and stakeholders to ensure project requirements are documented and approved
Developing presentations and conducting steering committee meetings as required
Managing stakeholder and project team relationships fostering collaboration and team spirit, demonstrating leadership by example
Required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, Science or Technology
Preferred: Masters degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Technology or Business.
Minimum 12 years of project management experience with progressive levels of responsibility
Experience leading project teams in a matrix organization
Experience leading ERP system implementations
Experience leading projects requiring data collection, data cleansing and data conversion
Experience managing project financials (budget, forecast, actual spend) with an understanding of capital vs expense spending
Experience leading IT infrastructure projects
Experience working in a regulated industry
Experience managing projects associated with mergers and acquisitions
Experience managing Oracle ERP projects
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Extensive attention to detail - ability to define and monitor detailed project deliverables, risks, issues and action items and work with team to drive them to completion
Superior communication skills - ability to effectively lead meetings and communicate project status/issues to all levels of the organization, including senior management
Strong leadership skills
Excellent time management skills with a willingness to manage various types of projects concurrently
PMP certification or a willingness to achieve in the next 18 months
Excellent problem solving skills
Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Teams and Power Point
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you'd like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law , please click here for EEOC Poster .