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Project Manager

Eagan, Minnesota 55123

Category: Professional Job Number: 16891

 

Voca has an immediate opening available for a Program Manager in Eagan, MN!
 

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Job Description:

  • We believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own. 

    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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace. 

  • This newly created opportunity is for a UX Project Manager who is extremely strong in multi-tasking, enjoys working on a variety of projects that may vary in length (days/weeks/months/years), is able to handle large project volumes, understands the complexities of an Agile work environment, and has the ability to influence decisions and drive results. The Project Manager of User Experience is responsible for helping to guide the UX team through successful completion of projects which include desktop, web and mobile products. 

    The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working in technology or product-based initiatives including web, desktop and mobile. This person will manage project requests and capacity planning, develop detailed project plans, provide reporting and champion projects through the approval process. This position requires constant communication, collaboration, and coordination with business leaders and technology partners throughout the organization. 


    Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

    Manage project requests and capacity planning ensuring that projects are on time and within budgetary expectations 

    Develop detailed project plans, metrics and reports to ensure client expectations are met and risk is mitigated 

    Monitor progress of projects through the UX and development cycles 

    Represent UX Team interests in meetings with the Business and Technology 

    Contribute to ongoing product development roadmap 

    Assume estimation responsibilities related to scope of work 

    Facilitate Scrum and Agile ceremonies 

    Constantly look for improvement to processes and deliverable quality


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 

    3+ years of Project or Program Management experience 

    2+ years of experience in a large scale data-rich environment 

    Expert in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (or equivalent application) 

    Demonstrated execution of project management methodology? 

    Knowledge of SDLC in waterfall and Agile projects 

    Proven process and project management success. 

    Ability to manage multiple projects and requests simultaneously and under high pressure and tight deadlines 

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

    Strong quantitative analysis skills 

    Ability to partner effectively in a highly matrixed organizan
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 

    5+ years of Project or Program Management experience 

    2+ years of experience in a large scale data-rich environment 

    Expert in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (or equivalent application) 

    Demonstrated execution of project management methodology? 

    Knowledge of SDLC in waterfall and Agile projects 

    Proven process and project management success. 

    Ability to manage multiple projects and requests simultaneously and under high pressure and tight deadlines 

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

    Strong quantitative analysis skills 

    Ability to partner effectively in a highly matrixed organization 

    Preferred: 
    Project management or Agile certification (e.g. Certified ScrumMaster, Professional ScrumMaster, PMP, PMI-ACP or similar) 

    User Experience Design Team or Technology Team experience 

    Product development, web, mobile or Multi-channel experience? 


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