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Senior Project Manager

Company: News Corp
Location: Princeton
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

By selecting "Apply" above, you indicate you have read and acknowledge the News Corp Applicant Privacy Notice, including data transfers as described in the Notice.Equal Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/VetsJob Description :Must haves: ServiceNow and SmartSheetsSenior Project ManagerThe Senior Project Manager has extensive experience and advanced expertise in managing multiple complex projects within the Technology group. The senior role is able to excel at problem solving and be a trusted partner always looking for opportunities to add value. They help mentor other members of the group who are also managing Technology projects. Senior Project Managers will work with senior management (and stakeholders) across multiple Business Units and Departments to ensure the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, while effectively communicating project status and risks/issues that might impact milestones. Location: Princeton, NJJob responsibilities: Facilitates requirements and scope definition. Collaborates with leaders and project team members in translating strategy and vision into actionable programs and projects.Maintain an integrated Project Plan using Smartsheets, ensuring adherence to standards and alignment with goals.Works with the Technical Lead to define resources, schedule, goals, reporting and metrics for project implementation.Works with the Technical Lead to create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.Facilitates global project teams and manages conflict.Conducts periodic briefings/status updates to stakeholders and executive management.Ensures that the project is completed on time and meets established goals and objectives that support the financial and competitive goals of the organization.Manages and tracks project budget with components that include human resources, suppliers, and general expenses to meet established return on investments per project.Maintains and tracks defect lists and manages overall quality of deliverables and Captures and documents lessons learned.Job Requirements:10+years project management experience managing all phases of multifaceted IT projects with day to day project management proven expertise. Experience working with and balancing deliverables from multiple teams and ensuring approvals prior to launch from those teams in order to deliver to scope, on time.ServiceNow Implementation experience with HR Service Delivery and Workday.Manage critical cross-program dependencies and risks.Experience managing projects across multiple timezones with remote resources.Proven ability to communicate effectively across all levels of expertise in business and IT.Experience with workflow management, agile tools like Jira, SmartSheets, Trello, etc.Budget and resource allocation management and forecastingExperience ensuring overall KPIs are captured for projects that are metrics driven, baselined and measurable. Degree level education preferredScrum, Kanban or related certification is preferredWhat we are looking for from you:Delivering ValueLeading end-to-end delivery across multiple teams by prioritising around business value and validating benefits with customersExemplary management of stakeholders through proactive communication and exception handlingImproving ContinuouslyUsing metrics effectively to identify and implement opportunities for improvement in teams' processes, and to capture the effectiveness of changesTaking a methodical approach to prioritising team improvements by balancing cost vs. value to the teamFacilitating with ImpactTailoring facilitation techniques to achieve great outcomes from challenging situationsVersatility in facilitation approaches (including facilitating from the sidelines) to foster greater collaboration between colleaguesLeading with AgilityApplication of Agile approaches to build collaborative, cross-functional teams delivering value to the businessUsing Agile techniques to start teams from scratch with a clear approach for building backlogs, establishing delivery cadence and managing financesPlanning EffectivelyUsing Agile techniques to transform complex, high-level business proposals into a roadmap with a clear, accurately estimated release planManaging your teams' dependencies through influence, collaboration and organisation About News CorpNews Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia.Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.Job Category:

Keywords: News Corp, Trenton , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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