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GTI Project Manager

Job Description

Role Description
Managing complex Investment Projects which includes end user, mainframe and distributed technologies.  This is a senior role involved in the different stages of the success of a project including: the funding, planning, scheduling, implementation and tracking process.  This Project Management role is focused primarily managing large projects based on multiple technologies.  The project manager will also be required to manage complex engineering projects based on evolving technologies.  The project manager will coordinate and monitor the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of engineering projects. Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules, develop solutions to project problems. Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Act as advisor to project manager team regarding projects, tasks, and operations
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for running complex projects.
Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, on spec.
Manage project financials  to include developing forecasting, understanding P&L, depreciation, etc.
Keep all projects on track. Escalates decisions to executive sponsors as necessary.
Organizing the design and development of the Project
Ensure risk management strategies are followed and reviewed within guidelines
Plan and set project goals and milestones based on approved SOW, IDD, etc.
Responsible for development of requirements  documentation
Identify and secure resources including project team, vendors and consultants
Detect and solve project issues effectively
Supervise the project management team
He/she must make sure proper project management standards and rigor is applied
Acts as the communications conduit to executive sponsor; conducts regularly scheduled briefings/status updates.
Serve as single point of contact for project level issues / questions / escalations
Prepares  and/or provides project reporting, metrics, scorecards, etc.
Leads technical projects from initiation through implementation
Assist with the development of less experienced team members. 
Technical Skills
Proficient in the following: 
Project Task Estimation
Resource Scheduling
Compliance to Risk Management and Cyber Policies
Management and escalation of  underlying project Risks/Issue/Change
Adherence to Standard Project Lifecycle
Budget / Financial Management including Business Case completion
Evaluation of impact to Total Cost of Ownership for multiple simultaneous, complex projects  
Work Experience
Substantial IT Project Management experience, or relevant business or team leadership.
5-10 years experience with projects in multiple technologies, functions (e.g. transaction management, risk management etc.)
Strong knowledge of all industry standard project management  tools for financial and project reporting (ie., Clarity, Beeline, etc)
Formal project management training and discipline knowledge required
Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups.
Knowledge of Permit to Build and Permit to Operate.
Familiarity with high dollar projects with a large amount of complexity and customer interface. 
Proven experience delivering projects on time and within budget.
Ability to present metrics to key stakeholders.
Experience in working with Outside Service Providers/Vendors/Customers
Excellent oral and written communication skills. across functions and teams, up and down the chain of command.
Listening and gathering customer/user inputs. Simplifying complex topics for non-technical audiences and preparing quick pointed summaries for executives and stakeholders.
Ability to motivate Project team
Strong analytic skills
Strong leadership skills
Strong negotiation skills
Strong  knowledge of IT Environment
Bachelor's degree in technology related area preferred
10+ years of related technology experience s working with multiple technologies and complex, large scale, cross-functional project management, preferably in the financial services industry.
PMP, MSP, SixSigma, or other formal project management discipline preferred
Req #: 160025911_1
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Project Management
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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