Sr Project Manager

Gartner Stamford, CT
When you join Gartner, you'll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We're the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can't find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role: Manages a portfolio of projects toward the successful completion of deliverables for all phases of the development lifecycle for multiple Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse projects in a fast-paced environment.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

What you'll do:

* Facilitate business owners in the development of a business case and support business in presenting the case to STG and corporate executive management

* Analyze and rationalize requirements to determine agreed, achievable project objectives that align to organizational goals, strategies and objectives

* Drive estimates for all components of the projects

* Review, rationalize and integrate multiple work streams of projects into a structured, cohesive project plan

* Coordinate with other project teams and plans as required

* Successfully create, follow, update and maintain project schedules while tracking milestones and dependencies across teams within a project

* Recommend scope boundaries to best meet business objectives within given time and resource constraints

* Evaluate project staff following project completion identifying strengths and areas for development via appraisal process, with full evaluation responsibility for any direct staff managed

* Effectively communicate and maintain relationships with project team participants and project's business stakeholders

* Identify issues/problems that have impact beyond project; resolve issues working with teams across projects

* Leverage expertise to develop and present options and recommendations for implementation strategies/action plans across multiple projects

* Successfully champion program management improvement initiatives in the department

* Facilitate the development of RFP's or SOW based on business requirements; and manage vendor through the implementation and delivery

Job Requirements:

What you'll need:

* BS in computer science, information system or equivalent working experience

* 5 -10 years of working experience as IT Project Portfolio Manager

* Demonstrated project portfolio management experience including management of multiple IT projects that were delivered on time and within budget

* 2 - 4 years' experience in Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse environment

* 5 - 10 years' experience in a role that required project management skills

* Proven track record of managing project teams that include both IT staff members and business leaders

* Demonstrated Agile Methodology both in strategy and execution

* Experience with OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition), RDBMS ( relational database management system),Tableau and Spotfire

* Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with the ability to quickly build credibility and influence, and make recommendations to staff at all levels

* Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred

* Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification is Preferred

Job ID 00022321

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