Senior Project Manager - Remote

Carolina Power & Light Co Folsom , CA 95763

Posted 2 months ago

The Senior Project Manager will define, scope, initiate and manage large departmental projects with moderate to high risk while supporting business and program management staff. Typical scope of the projects will be greater than 6 months, which are cross functional and be a project that is critical to the company meeting its objectives. Team members in a Project Manager role are expected to display core competencies such as Project Delivery, Financial Management, Risk Management, and Estimating and Planning. Expected expertise in each of these areas will vary based on job level.

Under general direction, the Sr. Project Manager is responsible for project management and delivery for Pondera products and services across all lines of business in North America and is specifically responsible for managing the development, delivery, and approvals of key project milestones and artifacts to ensure on time and on budget delivery of Pondera implementations. The Project Manager will interact frequently with key business executives and stakeholders internally and externally. The Project Manager is part of a cross-functional team tasked with coordinating functional and technical teams to gather and validate project requirements, both internally and externally, in order to ensure the timely and successful delivery of Pondera projects.

Essential Functions

  • Manages delivery of multiple projects simultaneously across a portfolio of markets and verticals

  • Manages delivery of the key project milestones to include formal customer-facing work products and approvals as required. Key project milestones may include:

  • Statements of Work (SOW)

  • Work Plans

  • Communication Plans

  • Project Timelines

  • Staffing Plans

  • Master Design Documents (MDD)

  • System Security Plans (SSP)

  • Data Use Agreements (DUA)

  • Pondera Requirements and On-boarding Process (PROP)

  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

  • Weekly Project Status Meetings

  • Customer "Go Lives"

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customer stakeholders

  • Develops a trusted advisor relationship with key customer executive sponsors

  • Ensures the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to customer needs and objectives

  • Communicates clearly the progress of weekly/monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders

  • Participates in regular Customer Success Team calls

  • Records and tracks risks, issues, concerns, action items and works to ensure a timely resolution to Pondera customer's satisfaction

  • Forecasts and tracks key project milestones

  • Assists with high severity requests or customer escalations as needed

  • Willingly goes "above and beyond" to ensure the success of Pondera and its customers

  • Work with sales and marketing teams as requested on varied capture and marketing endeavors

  • Safeguards organizational Human Resources and financial sensitive information from unauthorized usage and individuals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required

  • Advanced knowledge and skills utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail

  • Excellent listening, negotiation, persuasion, and presentation skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to seek alternatives, new ideas, and/or approaches to problems, and develop and implement solutions

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical users, and make presentations

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the organization

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet agreed upon deadlines

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to speak and be understood in English

  • Ability to treat confidential information with appropriate discretion

Preferred

  • Experience with PMBOK

  • Experience in Government social service programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, Unemployment Insurance, Tax and Revenue, Eligibility, etc.

  • Experience utilizing project management tools such as MS Project

  • High level technical skills related to cloud-based software, the Software Development Lifecycle, and Agile Development Framework

  • In-depth knowledge of state & local government

  • Experience managing SaaS project accounts

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, healthcare, business, government administration or closely related field

  • At least four years of experience in account or project management

Certifications

Required

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification through PMI

Preferred

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Six Sigma

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

Accessibility

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Locations

Folsom-California-United States of America

Req #: JREQ138038

Locations: Folsom-California-United States of America

Job Function: Project Management

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