• Consulting
  • Las Vegas
Description PLEASE NOTE:
*Local candidates are highly preferred
*Gaming license required

Description:
The role of Project Manager is a hands-on position requiring experience and expertise managing the initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. The responsibilities of the position are as follows:


Project Management
• Has strong knowledge within the IT Operations.
• Lead multiple IT projects simultaneously with responsibilities across a number of regions, organizations, vendors, and applications/interfaces.

• Ability to assemble and lead project teams including technical and non-technical staff in analysis and also assign individual responsibilities.

• Deliver on project commitments through leadership, teamwork, problem analysis/resolution, effective communication, and productivity improvements.

• Design, development, testing and implementation efforts for projects to ensure project deliverables meet stated expectations for scope, quality, cost, timing, and business objectives.

• Serve as liaison between project team members, management, IT suppliers, external consultants and the business.

• Establish the project baseline, metrics, and parameters.
• Develop and manage the Critical Path for successful project delivery.
• Establish and conduct weekly/monthly status meetings, and other meetings as needed, requested.

• Prepare periodic reports on project health including project status, risks & mitigation plans, and issues & resolution plans.

• Routinely communicate project results to the Program Manager, Business and IT Partners.

• Investigate project developments, validate assumptions and upcoming deliverables, and resolve conflicts. Financial Management

• Ensure project funding aligns with approved budgets in system of record. • Calculate and forecast project cost(s).

• Validate/adjust monthly financial transactions.
• Accrue for goods and services received, not yet invoiced. • Monthly, report financial health of the project(s).

• Complete project change requests to manage large variances.

Work Environment:
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced technology environment.
• Willing to complete tasks under strict time constraints, which may require long, off-hour and weekend work.

• Willing to work on-site at any of our casino resorts, which may include exposure to noise, smoke, and populated areas.


Qualifications
• 8 – 10 years of project management experience managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment. • Superior verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.

• Demonstrated experience in all MS Office tools and in one or more PM methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile, etc.). Advanced knowledge in MS Project 2016.

• Familiarity with Clarity and Open Workbench helpful.
• Develop and maintain schedule reports, Gantt charts, milestone charts, and other project management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration.
• Work in collaboration with management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting

• Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events

• Nimble, and able to react quickly to changing business needs.
• Ability to facilitate discussion and drive consensus.
• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in cross-functional teams.

• Able to work effectively and efficiently toward detailed goals in a complex, matrixed environment with ever-changing demands.

• Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills.


Education and experience
• Bachelor's degree in business management, financial management, computer science, communications, or related field, preferred.

• PMP, Scrum Master, Six Sigma certification, strongly preferred.
• Gaming License is required for the position. Attachments Project Manager - IT PMO 02192019.docx

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