What We'll BringWe are seeking a Senior Project Manager to plan and manage the delivery of new product solutions and associated technical support services in support of the business objectives and ongoing operations. The individual in this role will apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, communicate, organize and manage projects to maximize the benefits of the Business Unit investments at TransUnion.
What You'll Bring5+ years experience leading complex, technical projects in a matrixed environment
Proven experience managing projects within information technology
A Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
Knowledge of agile/scrum methodologies coupled with previous experience working in an agile environment
Outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills.
Experience with project management tools (Jira, Confluence, etc.).
Excellent presentation skills
Proven ability to collaborate and guide technical teams
A strategic outlook coupled with the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects
We'd Love to See:
Experience with Information Security Programs.
A PMP Certification
Impact You'll Make
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading cross-functional teams to define scope, plan, execute and deliver exceptional business value on time and within budget. The projects will range in size from large to small across a wide range of technology platforms, including but not limited to: Ab Initio and Java. This is a very visible and hands-on project management role where we would expect the ideal candidate to grow to understand the domain, be the spokesperson for the capabilities we are building across a variety of audiences, as well as coordinate and lead project activities. The project manager will be the single point of contact for all project activities and is on point for project success.
Project Management: Lead complex projects involving multiple departments across specialty areas that have significant impact on business productivity and operations. Independently manage timelines, resources, budget, staff and implementation efforts.
Collaboration: Drive collaboration across teams and departments. Address issues upfront, define alternative solutions, resolve conflict and create lasting, productive partnerships with clients. Provide resources and organizational structure to promote collaborative efforts to project modules.
Project Delivery: Deliver projects on time and in budget. Make changes to project phases as needed to address changes or problems to original project scope. Communicate with senior management regarding project obstacles and make necessary changes to project team makeup and scope in effort to continue progress towards deliverables.
Communication: Convey goals and objectives to project team members in a clear and compelling manner. Produce concise project status reports that articulate project delivery. Ensure that issues and successes are clearly communicated to team members, stakeholders, sponsors and all levels of management. Ensure and promote open communication on the project teams. Tactfully and candidly address situations to maximize opportunity and minimize exposure to risk.
Change Management: Recognize the impact corporate culture has on the success of projects and know how to use the organization to achieve project objectives. Strategically position projects within overall BU short and long term goals.