Senior Advanced IT Project Manager

Scientific Games Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 1 month ago

Scientific Games:

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.

Corporate:

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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Position Summary

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

Qualifications

Education:

Required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math, Science or Technology

Preferred: Masters degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Technology or Business.

Required Experience:

  • 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

Preferred Experience:

  • 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

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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 .

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Senior Advanced IT Project Manager

Scientific Games