Sr. Project Manager

Sr. Project Manager Req I D

CE-1400

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Sr. Project Manager - Contractor DEPARTMENT: Information Technology, Shared Services and Project Management Office

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 responsibilities of the position are as follows: Project Management • Has strong knowledge within the IT Operations and Infrastructure space. • Lead multiple IT Infrastructure projects simultaneously with responsibilities across a number of regions, organizations, vendors, and applications/interfaces. • Ability to assemble and lead project teams including technical and non-technical staff in analysis and also assign individual responsibilities. • Deliver on project commitments through leadership, teamwork, problem analysis/resolution, effective communication, and productivity improvements. • Design, development, testing and implementation efforts for projects to ensure project deliverables meet stated expectations for scope, quality, cost, timing, and business objectives. • Serve as liaison between project team members, management, IT suppliers, external consultants and the business. • Establish the project baseline, metrics, and parameters. • Develop and manage the Critical Path for successful project delivery. • Establish and conduct weekly/monthly status meetings, and other meetings as needed, requested. • Prepare periodic reports on project health including project status, risks & mitigation plans, and issues & resolution plans. • Routinely communicate project results to the Program Manager, Business and IT Partners. • Investigate project developments, validate assumptions and upcoming deliverables, and resolve conflicts. • Develop requirements for end-user training plans. 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. Education and experience: • Bachelor's degree in business management, financial management, computer science, communications, or related field, preferred. • 8 – 10 years of project management experience managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment. • Superior verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. • Demonstrated experience in all MS Office tools and in one or more PM methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile, etc.). • Subject matter expert in MS Project 2016. • Develop and maintain schedule reports, Gantt charts, milestone charts, and other project management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration. • Work in collaboration with management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting • Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events • 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, strongly preferred. 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.

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Mandatory:

MS Project 2016

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