Experian Project Manager in Poland

Description

Job Purpose

Develops, monitors, updates, communicates and implements plans for software delivery projects, within budget and in line with client expectations. Executes project management process including scope definition, scheduling, human resource and material planning and allocation, risk management planning, cost and budget management and quality assurance. Serves as liaison among clients, technical and internal departments to expedite project processes. Demonstrates strong leadership and people management skills in forming teams from local and remote sources, both within the region and in the wider global group, and ensuring close communication and strong teamwork to contribute to project success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that EMEA PMO project management processes and procedures are adhered to. Report project time spent.

  • Participate with Capability functions in collecting high-level and detailed scope activity definition, deliverables list, work breakdown structures and associated work estimates.

  • Organise collection, analyse and summarise information on project phases, milestones, planned packages, duration, resources required and costs.

  • Participate in developing project management plans and charter, governance set-up, schedules, responsibility matrices, budgets and resource plan.

  • Maintain, publish and distribute comprehensive project documentation and project control files used to manage the project team (internal and external)progress reviews.

  • Document, obtain approval (baseline) and track all changes in project control files. Communicate project changes and events to relevant stakeholders (including service delivery managers – SDMs, Sales etc.)

  • Act as liaison among internal team and external clients, business unit functional areas (with SDMs) and project development teams to ensure effective project co0orignation among participating groups. Responsible for stakeholder management. Facilitate communications among project participants to expedite project processes and to resolve issues and problems. Schedule and facilitate meetings on project status reviews and issue resolution.

  • Complete timely and accurately the required internal and external project reporting

  • Interview internal and external stakeholders and sponsors, determine project needs and priorities.

  • Develop lists of activities and tasks, define their interdependencies, manage resource demands, engage and assign resources to tasks. Develop or complete and publish accurate Responsibility Allocation Matrix.

  • Consolidate all project deliverables including business, technical & infrastructure deliverables, the validation process for the review and approval of deliverable and quality criteria for deliverables assessment.

  • Define project scope subject to management approval, establish the process for altering the scope and respond to requests for changes to the scope.

  • Consolidate time estimates, develop project schedule, track task progress to completion and address scheduling problems as they arise. Develop, maintain, publish and distribute comprehensive project schedule plans (top-down during initiation and bottom-up at design-end).

  • Estimate project costs, prepare budget recommendations and monitor and report project performance to budget constraints.

  • Identify, mitigate and recommend alternatives on handling risks and issues that threaten the successful completion of the project within deadline

  • Manager internal and external stakeholders throughout the execution of the project.

  • Monitor and report project progress to objectives in timeframes, scope, quality, costs, risks and customer relationship/ receive information on project tasks execution progress status, changes and issues. Identify potential sources for solutions and contact appropriate parties to initiate corrective actions or follow-up plans (i.e. rolling wave planning).

  • Participates in pre-sales by request. Provides project related materials and expertise in support of RFIs, RFPs or other client requests.

  • Develop and manage project management plans from original concept through final implementation.

  • Conduct financial analyses on project alternatives including cost/benefit analysis, to determine project feasibility and direction.

  • Develop and maintain project risk management plans. Coordinates project risk identification, qualification, response development and control.

  • Specify, obtain through resource demand management and allocate resources to meet project requirements. Participates to the coordination of procurement planning, source selection, contract administration and contract closeout (when appropriate).

  • Review or shadow other project management team member schedules, plans and strategies and recommend enhancements.Identify areas within the PPM Capability where process improvements may benefit project performance

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Education

  • May require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • PMP certified

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5-7 years related experience. Skills

  • Strong knowledge of project management methodology and tools including software.

  • Strong knowledge of computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications.

  • Strong knowledge of business unit products and operations.

  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations impacting business unit industry.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong project management and organisational skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Ability to travel

  • Fluent English speaker.

Description

Job Purpose

Develops, monitors, updates, communicates and implements plans for software delivery projects, within budget and in line with client expectations. Executes project management process including scope definition, scheduling, human resource and material planning and allocation, risk management planning, cost and budget management and quality assurance. Serves as liaison among clients, technical and internal departments to expedite project processes. Demonstrates strong leadership and people management skills in forming teams from local and remote sources, both within the region and in the wider global group, and ensuring close communication and strong teamwork to contribute to project success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that EMEA PMO project management processes and procedures are adhered to. Report project time spent.

  • Participate with Capability functions in collecting high-level and detailed scope activity definition, deliverables list, work breakdown structures and associated work estimates.

  • Organise collection, analyse and summarise information on project phases, milestones, planned packages, duration, resources required and costs.

  • Participate in developing project management plans and charter, governance set-up, schedules, responsibility matrices, budgets and resource plan.

  • Maintain, publish and distribute comprehensive project documentation and project control files used to manage the project team (internal and external)progress reviews.

  • Document, obtain approval (baseline) and track all changes in project control files. Communicate project changes and events to relevant stakeholders (including service delivery managers – SDMs, Sales etc.)

  • Act as liaison among internal team and external clients, business unit functional areas (with SDMs) and project development teams to ensure effective project co0orignation among participating groups. Responsible for stakeholder management. Facilitate communications among project participants to expedite project processes and to resolve issues and problems. Schedule and facilitate meetings on project status reviews and issue resolution.

  • Complete timely and accurately the required internal and external project reporting

  • Interview internal and external stakeholders and sponsors, determine project needs and priorities.

  • Develop lists of activities and tasks, define their interdependencies, manage resource demands, engage and assign resources to tasks. Develop or complete and publish accurate Responsibility Allocation Matrix.

  • Consolidate all project deliverables including business, technical & infrastructure deliverables, the validation process for the review and approval of deliverable and quality criteria for deliverables assessment.

  • Define project scope subject to management approval, establish the process for altering the scope and respond to requests for changes to the scope.

  • Consolidate time estimates, develop project schedule, track task progress to completion and address scheduling problems as they arise. Develop, maintain, publish and distribute comprehensive project schedule plans (top-down during initiation and bottom-up at design-end).

  • Estimate project costs, prepare budget recommendations and monitor and report project performance to budget constraints.

  • Identify, mitigate and recommend alternatives on handling risks and issues that threaten the successful completion of the project within deadline

  • Manager internal and external stakeholders throughout the execution of the project.

  • Monitor and report project progress to objectives in timeframes, scope, quality, costs, risks and customer relationship/ receive information on project tasks execution progress status, changes and issues. Identify potential sources for solutions and contact appropriate parties to initiate corrective actions or follow-up plans (i.e. rolling wave planning).

  • Participates in pre-sales by request. Provides project related materials and expertise in support of RFIs, RFPs or other client requests.

  • Develop and manage project management plans from original concept through final implementation.

  • Conduct financial analyses on project alternatives including cost/benefit analysis, to determine project feasibility and direction.

  • Develop and maintain project risk management plans. Coordinates project risk identification, qualification, response development and control.

  • Specify, obtain through resource demand management and allocate resources to meet project requirements. Participates to the coordination of procurement planning, source selection, contract administration and contract closeout (when appropriate).

  • Review or shadow other project management team member schedules, plans and strategies and recommend enhancements.Identify areas within the PPM Capability where process improvements may benefit project performance

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Education

  • May require a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • PMP certified

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5-7 years related experience. Skills

  • Strong knowledge of project management methodology and tools including software.

  • Strong knowledge of computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications.

  • Strong knowledge of business unit products and operations.

  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations impacting business unit industry.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong project management and organisational skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Ability to travel

  • Fluent English speaker.

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer