Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Cl
Duties and Accountabilities
: Capture project scope and achieve agreement on deliverables and completion dates in partnership with various business stakeholders.
: Gather detailed project/change requirements with sound understanding of global business impact.
: Conduct regular project team meetings.
: Elicit requirements and functional design with solution architects, designers, developers, and business stakeholders to ensure business needs are accurately captured, understood and delivered.
: Create and manage project plans, monitor progress and time lines, identify and manage risks to ensure success, escalating to management as appropriate.
: Drive implementation of new tools and solutions Firm-wide.
: Drive resolution of critical systems issues / escalations for expedited resolution with IT
: Coordinate end-to-end global testing efforts (test script preparation, tester recruitment, vendor partnership, schedule and sign-off oversight)
: Interact closely with Global Operations Management and Technology/Security groups.
: Manage potential vendors, including challenging the vendor as needed.
: Become internal subject matter expert on complex and/or unfamiliar initiatives and disseminate subject information in an easy to understand way to stakeholders.
: Understand impact of local/jurisdictional requirements that could affect overall project scope.
: 4 - 7 years of relevant project management experience.
: Substantial knowledge of project management techniques and tools .
: Experience in operations projects strongly preferred.
: Experience of working in a law firm preferred.
: Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
: Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
: Ability to be flexible and handle multiple large projects .
: Project Management qualification (either CAPM, Prince2 or PMP)
: Self-starter, able to drive and manage global projects with limited direction
: Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work quickly and efficiently, prioritizing a varied workload with multiple stakeholders and shifting demands
: Demonstrate strong problem solving skills, process-driven mindset, resourcefulness and ability to meet responsibilities with minimal direct supervision
: Advanced ability to manage stakeholder expectations by understanding stakeholder needs, determining alternatives to meet requirements and communicating appropriately.
: Excellent verbal and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences, at all levels
: Accountable team player with a constructive attitude, problem-solving and customer success mindset able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a geographically dispersed team
: Must be able to understand project dependencies across multiple locations with different office, jurisdictional, legal and/or technology setups.
: High degree of confidentiality needed.
Role is Based in Tampa