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Senior Project Manager

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 Operations and Analytics, 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.

About the Role

In this opportunity as a Senior Project Manager, you will:

  • Manage delivery of multiple projects simultaneously across a portfolio of markets and verticals
  • Manage 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'
      • Build and maintain strong relationships with customer stakeholders and key customer executive sponsors
      • Ensure and forecast key project milestones and successful delivery of solutions according to customer needs and objectives
      • Clearly communicate the progress of weekly/monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
      • Participate in regular Customer Success Team calls and work with sales and marketing teams as requested on varied capture and marketing endeavors
      • Record and track risks, issues, concerns, action items and works to ensure a timely resolution to Pondera customer's satisfaction
      • Safeguard organizational Human Resources and financial sensitive information from unauthorized usage and individuals

        About You

        You're a fit for the role of Senior Project Manager if your background includes:
        • 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
        • 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

          Preferred
          • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification through PMI
          • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
          • Six Sigma
          • 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

              What's in it For You?

              You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:
              • Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines.
              • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
              • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
              • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters caf-- networking
              • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact
              • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we've never talked about with as much pride as we should - we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

                #LI-BS1

                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.

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

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