As the Senior Manager, Project Management Office (PMO) at Thomson Reuters, you will play a significant role by working closely with our senior leaders by assisting in the implementation of strategic business plans that support the company's continued integration of project delivery support to ensure consistency with our goals.
You have a visionary spirit, are highly client-centric, an analytical & agile thinker, enthusiastic to get going quickly and to make a significant impact on the business. This position will report to the VP of Sales Enablement, Thomson Reuters. Whether solving for today's challenges or tomorrow's dreams, you will work with the industry's brightest thinkers that deliver powerful results.
These are exciting times for our organization and this role requires exemplary organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and handle critical time sensitive requests.
Bring your real passion for innovation and together we'll make a difference.
Deliver global, regional or functional project management support to their agreed specification and quality parameters, on time, within budget to successfully execute on business strategies.
Define project success criteria, collects and analyzes relevant metrics and communicates this to relevant partners, leaders and other involved parties throughout project lifecycle.
Meet monthly with broader team to review risk management practices and drives continuous improvement across the organization to improve practices to be in line with leading industry practice.
Initiate and lead risk management effort and ensure risk activities are consistently integrated into Workstream / Business Process and delivery team ways of working.
Ensures the Program has in place the appropriate systems, practices and procedures to promote a culture of efficient, effective and timely risk and issue management.
Develop standard methodologies, techniques, and tools for project planning, execution, project management, ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, communication, and key performance metrics.
Provide PM subject matter expertise and support for large and/or complex projects across all lines of customer segments.
Critical competencies for success
Working experience with Agile Delivery (Scrum experience preferred) and knows how to define how the scope, goals, and deliverables of projects should support business goals, in collaboration with partners.
Influential with key decision makers and understand their points of view.
Work with minimal guidance and promote an open flow of information so that all concerned are well-informed.
Ability to conform to shifting priorities and dedicatedly lead changes in project scope, timelines, and requirements.
Savvy, adept and appropriate in a complex structure involving corporate level relationships, multi-division / business unit involvement and matrix reporting.
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
Visionary approach, creative, passionate, self-starter. Persistence despite obstacles or setbacks, comfort with ambiguity.
Excellent client relationship management skills including influencing and establishing links with a wide range of partners including senior management.
Master's Degree or 10+ years of relevant experience.
5+ years Project Management experience.
Hands on experience with PMO tools, agile methods & demand planning
Experience in project planning and management skills with working understanding of project management methodology, software as well as resource allocation and budgeting.
Working understanding of Software and Services or Management Information Systems.
Experience project leading cross-functional, remote and virtual project teams in a matrix organization and handle projects.
Travel as required.
Professional certification such as PMP from the Project Management Institute is desirable.
Ability to lead and handle within a virtual team.
Ability to build trusted relationships with key partners by seeing their angles and issues and works toward mutual solutions.
Ability to effectively address and resolve conflict within and across teams.
Strong presentation skills and ability to influence and negotiate authoritatively.
A strong communicator with the ability to pull out and summarize information and tailor communication style and content for a variety of audiences.
Appropriate and confident presenting to executives.
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.
To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.
More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ110233
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Project Management
Thomson Reuters Corporation